Business Development Forum

The Business Development Forum will explore recommendations around fostering economic development across the life science sectors in Indiana. Your company or organization must be an IHIF member to participate in Forum discussions. If you are already a member, please sign-up here to join the Business Development Forum.

Upcoming Events

Save the Date – October 21, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Webinar on “Innovative Discovery Spaces Past, Present & Future – 3 Case Studies”, presented by BSA LifeStructures

Save the Date – November 11 – Pete Pellerito with BIO discusses the TEConomy/BIO 2020 BioScience Economy report


IU Health to add eight blocks to downtown campus, build new $1.6B hospital

The expansion will add 44 acres to the campus, extending it south to 12th Street and west to Interstate 65.

Keep an eye out for cold-chain distribution projects related to COVID vaccine distribution and some grocery opportunities too (source: Site Selection).

Statistic overheard at a Site Selectors Guild event – 67% of future projects (nationally) will be in the life sciences/biotech followed by 51% in manufacturing.

European medical firm enters U.S. via Noblesville(Source: IBJ) Luxembourg-based B Medical Systems is a European medical refrigeration and transportation company opening a 10,000-square-foot warehouse and sales office in Noblesville.

Colliers: “The Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on the Life Sciences Real Estate Sector” — addresses five immediate trends we expect to see as we navigate COVID-19. (register to download)

Cushman & Wakefield Report: Future of Workplace and The Life Sciences: Covid 19 Report

Despite Pandemic, Southeast Indiana Seeing Economic Development Interest

Massachusetts “State of Possible 2025” Strategic Plan for the Life Sciences Sector

Iotron Breaks Ground on Whitley Co. Expansion

Nextremity: Warsaw, Innovation Key to Company Growth

POINT Biopharma to Launch First US Manufacturing Facility in Indiana

Pharma Company Restructuring Affects Seymour Workers

Novartis Subsidiary Announces New Plant