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Transformational Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Thanks to a unique partnership between industry, academia, and government, manufacturing of essential pharmaceutical ingredients in the region will help ensure reliable access to affordable and quality medicines that will benefit citizens for years to come.
The Intersection of
Innovation and Efficiency
As a rapidly growing East Coast hub for pharmaceutical manufacturing, the region offers a low cost of living, strong workforce, strategic access, affordable operating costs, and a convenient location for travel and distribution of products throughout the United States. The Commonwealth of Virginia is consistently ranked as one of the top states for business, providing employers with highly educated and skilled workers within a state that values and prioritizes growth and innovation.
Creating an Ecosystem
for the Future
Companies in the advanced pharmaceuticals industry can find an unparalleled opportunity to join this dynamic ecosystem in Virginia’s Gateway Region. It is ripe for growth and ready to support all aspects of this critical sector from innovation to delivery around the globe.
How Pharmaceutical Innovation is Transforming Virginia’s Gateway Region for the Future
A surge of fresh energy and opportunities are attracting new residents and businesses to the Petersburg area. Here’s what it means for the region – and why you might want to come along for the ride.
photo credit: Daniel Jones
Future Pharmaceutical Innovation,
Virginia’s Gateway (VGR) region is well on its way to becoming a transformational advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing cluster. In a post-COVID world, the importance of drugs being made here in the United States has never been more relevant.
CONTACT Keith Boswell
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With a diverse professional background including manufacturing, retail and economic development, Keith Boswell serves as the primary advocate for economic development in Virginia's Gateway Region. Prior to joining VGR in May 2018, Keith invested 21 years working with the Virginia Economic Development Partnership.