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Research!America Shares Findings About Global Health R&D In Illinois

In this post in the Global Health Technologies Coalition’s (GHTC) “Breakthroughs” blog, Mandy Goldberg, global health research and development (R&D) advocacy intern at Research!America, shares the organization’s findings about the state of Illinois from an analysis conducted in target states to measure the health and economic impact of global health R&D in the U.S. “Illinois boasts more than 200 academic, government, and non-profit research institutions, as well as seven research and technology parks, all of which contribute significantly to employment within the state,” she writes, adding, “Illinois is one of the top 10 bioscience employers in the United States, with more than 57,000 people working in the industry” (Halnon, 2/14).

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