About New England Bio | Vermont


Vermont's bioscience industry is modest in size but growing across each of its major subsectors. Since 2007, the state industry has increased employment by 50 percent and stands at nearly 2,600 jobs in 2012 across 234 business establishments.Vermont's largest bioscience subsector, medical devices and equipment, is considered to have a specialized employment concentration with 50 percent greater concentration in the state's economy relative to the national average. Vermont's research universities are especially focused in the biosciences relative to other fields with their $96 million in bioscience academic R&D in 2012 accounting for 79 percent of all academic research compared with 61 percent for the national average.

Source: Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investment and Innovation 2014.

To learn more about Vermont's biotechnology sector, visit Vermont Biosciences Alliance.