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Richmond-Petersburg Region Is a Winner of the National Build Back Better Regional Challenge

Richmond/Petersburg, VA, September 2, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) today […]


VGR to Celebrate Economic Development Week

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — Virginia’s Gateway Region Economic Development Organization will be celebrating “Economic Development […]


VGR Advanced Pharma Blog Series: Special Edition

Multiple Grants Support Momentum of Emerging Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Cluster in Gateway Region 


Vision for Establishing AFC’s East-Coast API Production Hub in Virginia’s Gateway Region

By: Logan Barry AMPAC Fine Chemicals, or AFC, an SK pharmteco company that has facilities […]


Governor Youngkin Announces Over $5.4 Million in Growth and Opportunity Virginia Grants to Accelerate Economic Growth and Job Creation Efforts

Commonwealth of Virginia  Office of Governor Glenn Youngkin Preamble: Virginia’s Gateway Region Economic Development Organization, […]


Pharma Cluster to Produce Regional Economic Development and Revitalization

  ~ While AMPAC Fine Chemicals, alone, is creating excellent jobs in the Gateway Region, […]


‘Perfect Storm’: Pandemic Creates Wakeup Call for U.S. Drug Supply’s Overseas Manufacturing Dependence

~ Realization and innovative solutions, partnerships, among factors that set the stage for the Petersburg, […]


U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces Finalists for $1B ‘BBB Regional Challenge’

~ 60 Regional Coalitions will Each Compete for up to $100M in American Rescue Plan […]


API Development: A Core Pharma Cluster Strength 

~ Executive Director of AMPAC Fine Chemicals’ Petersburg, Va. facility discusses the company’s core competency, strength in the ‘Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing’ process ~ 


Re-imagining Medicinal Chemistry: Leveraging Novel R&D, Advanced Manufacturing to Foster Regional Cluster Growth and Economic Prosperity

~ Phlow Corp. President, CEO & Co-Founder Discusses Strategy Behind ‘Continuous Manufacturing’ process ~