Northeastern Pennsylvania - Rich History, New Developments,
and Boundless Opportunities.


The leadership of Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) has been laying the groundwork for one of the fastest growing industries worldwide – Bioscience. Today, the region's ever-expanding healthcare and higher education resources combined with our close proximity to major metropolitan markets, including Boston, Philadelphia, New York City, Northern New Jersey, Toronto, and Pittsburgh positions our region at the intersection of bioscience development in the Northeastern United States. NEPA RBI is leveraging the strength of the region to grow the biosciences in NEPA.

 

 

RBI Facts

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FACT #1:

More than $2 Million in NIH funding has been attracted to NEPA within the last five years.

FACT #2:

Companies including Sanofi Pasteur are currently doing business in NEPA at a cost of 26.5% less than if operating in New York and 21.1% less than in Philadelphia.

FACT #3:

FedEx and UPS are operating refrigerated distribution facilities in NEPA due to our location, labor and operating costs.

FACT #4:

32.3% of NEPA’s population is over the age of 65, providing companies with an available pool of patients for equipment and pharmaceutical testing.

FACT #5:

Companies providing specialty healthcare services can capitalize on $1 Billion of annual patient care revenue currently leaving the NEPA region.

Testimonials

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NEPA presents a unique opportunity for bioscience companies to capitalize on the region’s intellectual resources and geographic proximity to major metropolitan areas.

John P. Wiercinski
Regional VP for Geisinger Health System

This area’s great access, combined with a dedicated and highly productive workforce, has helped Benco Dental become the nation’s largest independent dental distributor.

Rick Cohen
Managing Director, Benco Dental

It is undeniable that our northeastern region has a wealth of diverse bioscience resources.

Jerry Musheno
Vice President, Project /Program Administration, Maximus

The rapid growth and success of this region has provided BioSpectra will a skilled labor force and contributed to our own growth.

Dora Meissner
BioSpectra

The key reasons for our success in distribution in Northeastern Penn. are we are located within 5 hours of all major cities in the Mid-Atlantic and New England areas, low overhead, low taxes and an inspired workforce.

Ray Lick
Wilkes Barre Regional Manager, Henry Schein

Questions?

For more information,
contact:

Ron Maloney

President, Penn's Northeast

(570) 883-0504

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Amy Luyster

Assistant Vice President,
The Scranton Plan

(570) 342-7711