Monday, June 20, 2011

Biotech breakthrough: Industry emerging in Central Va.

They research the drugs and machines that are in your future to diagnose ailments, cure ills, ease your pain and reattach your limbs.

They are the increasing number of biomedical companies being created, researched, financed and grown in Central Virginia, many an offshoot of research and development being conducted in laboratories of the University of Virginia.

About 15 percent of Virginia’s estimated biomedical/technology companies reside in the Charlottesville area and the segment of the region’s economy is slowly growing to become an important community asset area officials say.

Click here to read the complete article by Bryan McKenzie in The Daily Progress.

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