IMPACT IN

Indiana’s vibrant and uniquely collaborative life sciences industry boasts statistics that rival coastal hubs of activity and has gained national recognition for leadership. It also includes outstanding visionaries who have made significant scientific contributions to Indiana, and the world, through their work.

IMPACT IN

Indiana’s vibrant and uniquely collaborative life sciences industry boasts statistics that rival coastal hubs of activity and has gained national recognition for leadership. It also includes outstanding visionaries who have made significant scientific contributions to Indiana, and the world, through their work.

WHY NOT INDIANA

WHY NOT INDIANA

LIFE SCIENCES EXPORTS

HIGHEST IN
THE U.S.

LIFE SCIENCES EXPORTS

HIGHEST IN
THE U.S.

STATE ECONOMIC
IMPACT

STATE ECONOMIC
IMPACT

INNOVATION IN

new products
approved by the FDA

venture
capital funding

companies
funded

** Includes Inari Agriculture’s $89 million venture capital round. Inari was founded in Cambridge, MA, and has a majority of its current operations in Indiana.

WORKFORCE & WAGES*

* Data used in graphics are the most recent available, and were compiled by the Indiana Business Research Center at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and BioCrossroads.

Every year, BioCrossroads awards a Life Sciences Champion after the first BioCrossroads Chairman of the Board – August Watanabe.

AUGUST WATANABE LIFE SCIENCES CHAMPION OF THE YEAR AWARD RECOGNIZES EXCELLENCE IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF INDIANA’S LIFE SCIENCES

The Watanabe Award is presented annual to an individual who has made a significant positive impact on the growth of the state’s life sciences sector, made noteworthy achievements in the development and promotion Indiana’s life sciences and personifies the emerging face of the Indiana life sciences industry.

Watanabe Life Science Champion of the Year Recipients