With one of America's highest concentrations of scientists and engineers, Connecticut has become a center for forward-edge work in medicine. Strong R&D partnerships with our universities are helping speed the progress to new cures and advanced treatment protocols.

Industry Facts

  • Connecticut is 6th in the nation for technology and science capacity. (Milken Institute, 2016 State Tech and Science Index)
  • Connecticut ranks 4th in the nation for bioscience patents per 1,000 people. (Batelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation, 2014)
  • Connecticut’s biopharmaceutical sector generated $8.2 billion in economic output in 2014. (PhRMA, May 2016)
  • Connecticut’s bioscience sector currently employs over 24,000 workers. (Batelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation 2014)