Ohio’s bioscience industry
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Ohio’s bioscience industry

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Boasting a strong history of innovation and discovery, Ohio has more than 4,000 organizations manufacturing and distributing products for essential services or research into the next bioscience breakthrough.

December 9, 2021

Economic impact








Average wage

11,997 bioscience-related degrees and certificates awarded to students in Ohio, an increase of 77% since BioOhio began tracking in 2006.

Bioscience-related companies found in 83 of 88 Ohio counties

More than $2 billion in funding from venture capital, exits, angel investment, federal research grants, and state initiatives.

$883M – National Institutes of Health Awards

$570M – Exits (acquisitions, licensing, public offerings)

$490M – Private investment

$85M – National Science Foundation Awards

$19M – Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program Awards

$4.7M – Small Business Innovation Research & Technology Transfer Awards

$3.1M – Ohio Third Frontier Awards

Ohio Bioscience companies

Large, well-known

Abbott, Battelle, Cardinal Health, Johnson & Johnson, Midmark, Athersys

Young & growing

Abeona Therapeutics, Enable Injections, Clarametyx Biosciences

Source: https://www.bioohio.com/ohio