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Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals

The biotechnology & pharmaceutical industries in Athens are comprised of companies that have strong support from local resources, many from the University of Georgia, a top-ranked research institution.  The University of Georgia and Athens Technical College provide many opportunities for collaboration, startup assistance and talent development for companies involved in research, commercialization, production & distribution of biopharmaceuticals, therapeutics, biofuels, medical devices and medical instruments. 

Some of the local successes of the past 2-3 decades include innovations in the areas of exosomes, stem cell therapies, protein purification and glycoscience.

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Occupation Snapshot – Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals – Clarke County, GA – 2021 Q1

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Data as of 2021Q1 unless noted otherwise

  1. Data based on a four-quarter moving average unless noted otherwise.
  2. Wage data are as of 2020 and represent the average for all Covered Employment
  3. Data represent found online ads active within the last thirty days in the selected region; data represents a sampling rather than the complete universe of postings. Ads lacking zip code information but designating a place (city, town, etc.) may be assigned to the zip code with greatest employment in that place for queries.

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Boehringer Ingelheim To Create 225 Jobs, Invest Over $120 Million in Georgia

Thursday, February 7, 2019 (Atlanta, GA) – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., a leading animal health company, will create 225 jobs and invest more than $120 million in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties. The company has located its North American headquarters in Duluth, creating 75 new jobs; is adding more than 100 new jobs at its manufacturing and R&D facility in Athens; and more than 50 jobs at the company’s Gainesville manufacturing facility. “We’re excited to welcome Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc. to the Peach State,” said Governor Kemp. “As a...

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