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Bioscience in Metro Atlanta

Recognized as the Center of Global Health, metro Atlanta and Georgia are powerful hubs for the rapidly growing bioscience industry. Headquarters for renowned national and global biomedical health organizations, including the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Cancer Society, Arthritis Foundation, CARE (Cooperation for Assistance and Relief Everywhere), The Carter Center, and the Task Force for Global Health call metro Atlanta home. Further, metro Atlanta is a leader in areas of cold chain storage, fill and finish hematology and immunology, medical devices, and health IT.

Leading the Region in Bioscience

Nation's Health IT Capital


Georgia is often referred to as the Nation’s Health IT Capital, with more than 200 companies that collectively employ approximately 30,000 people, Technology Association of Georgia

Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering Program


Graduate Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering Program, Emory University and Georgia Tech - US News & World Report, 2018

Tech Talent Labor Pool


Market for Tech Talent Labor Pool Growth Rate - CBRE, 2018

Key Industry Factors

Health IT

Atlanta is often referred to as the nation's health IT capital with over 200 health IT companies in Georgia, which continues to rapidly rise.

Clinical Trials

Atlanta offers a unique combination of clinical and hospital resources, which provides all the elements needed to conduct successful clinical trials.

Medical Devices

The medical device industry in Georgia is thriving, bolstered by the presence of outstanding educational and research resources.


Metro Atlanta has an extraordinary depth of energy and resources centered on the research and development of vaccines.

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