BioSpace Releases BioIndiana Hotbed Map

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence Continues Support Of Indiana’s Life
Sciences Industry

PR Newswire — March 23, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BioSpace, the leading
biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry news and career resource, has
partnered with Indiana Biosciences Research Institute and over 20 dynamic
Indiana organizations and educational institutions to bring the state’s life
sciences industry to the national stage with the first-ever BioIndiana Hotbed
map, an artistic representation of the region’s booming biotechnology and
pharmaceutical economy. A framed print was presented to Vice President Mike
Pence, a long-time advocate of the life sciences in his home state of Indiana,
and will be proudly displayed in his office in the White House.

There are 1,687 life sciences companies in Indiana and 56,198 Indiana residents
who are employed in the life sciences industry. Life sciences employees work in
the following fields: drugs and pharmaceuticals, medical devices and equipment,
agricultural chemicals and feedstock, medical, research and testing laboratories
and biologistics. The Indiana life sciences industry contributes $63 billion in
annual economic impact and $9.6 billion annually in product export. (Indiana
Business Research Center at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and

“Indiana has a robust, diverse life sciences ecosystem that is well known and
championed here at home, but is not known outside of the state. Pulling together
the BioIndiana Map was the perfect way for us to showcase many of the life
sciences companies and academic institutions that contribute to the state’s
strength in life sciences. We were honored to present a copy of the BioIndiana
Map to former Indiana Governor and now Vice President Mike Pence as a thank you
for his strong support of the life sciences industry,” remarked David Broecker,
President and CEO of Indiana Biosciences Research Institute.

For over 30 years, BioSpace Hotbed Maps have highlighted thriving clusters of
the life science industry, helping to attract investment, talent and additional
resources to specific geographic areas in the United States and Canada.

“The iconic BioSpace Hotbed Maps have been defining the life sciences industry
for decades and we are excited to be able to showcase so many innovative
companies in the state of Indiana with this new map,” said Josh Goodwin,
Managing Director, BioSpace.

About BioSpace
BioSpace champions the life sciences industry as a digital hub for news and
careers. Since 1985, we have provided essential insights, opportunities and
tools to connect the innovative organizations and talented professionals who
advance health and quality of life across the globe. BioSpace is a service of
DHI Group Inc.

Related Links
BioIndiana Website | BioIndiana Video | Download the BioIndiana Hotbed Map |
BioSpace Hotbed Maps

Press Contact:
Angela Ponulak
Director of Marketing, BioSpace

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