News: Oregon’s Bio Boom – ‘Pandemic ready’ industry surpasses $15b footprint creating more firms, more jobs, more investment, more discovery, more innovation

Oregon Bioscience Association released its new economic impact report (posted here) at which points to continued robust growth during the pandemic, with combined economic impacts far outpacing Oregon’s overall economy. Separately, venture capital investment in Oregon and southwest Washington health firms skyrocketed in 2021.

(Portland, Ore. – June 15, 2022) – ‘New’ money flowing to Oregon’s and southwest Washington’s biotech firms and life science research organizations hit its zenith in 2020.