Loudoun County is the healthiest county in Virginia, and 12 percent of Loudoun employees work in the health care industry. Loudoun residents are served by a wide range of robust medical assets, including:
Health Innovation and Technology
This emerging sector is anchored by the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus, which invests nearly $100 million each year for advanced biomedical research.
Loudoun is home to a diverse ecosystem of more than 60 life sciences firms whose work ranges from drug development research to medical device manufacturing. Plus:
- More than 500 researchers at HHMI are developing new imaging methods and discovering the basic principles underlying computation by neuronal circuits.
- More than 250 workers at George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus are advancing human knowledge through their Center for Biomolecular Sciences; Computational Biology Institute; Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute; High Performance Computing Laboratory and Capital Area Advanced Research and Education Network.
- Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center conducts cutting-edge research, including the development of the first FDA-approved treatment for Equine Protozoal Myelitis, and advances in laser surgery, joint disease, injury treatments and antibiotic therapy. A new molecular research complex is currently under construction.
Loudoun has the highly educated, tech-savvy workforce your company needs. Contact me today to find out how realizing your business goals are #LoudounPossible.
According to a new list, three Loudoun businesses were among the region’s top-12 most valuable acquisitions in 2018.
This digital revolution has had a major impact on Loudoun County, and has created a whole new category of what is #LoudounPossible.
As we announced our progress on social media, supporters responded with lots of “likes,” comments and shares. Here are 12 of our most popular Facebook posts of 2018.
Leesburg-based K2M Inc. has reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Fortune 500 medical technologies company Stryker Technologies for approximately $1.4 billion.
Today, beers are being brewed across the U.S. with yeast that was isolated and stored in Loudoun County, by a microbiologist who came to Ashburn to be a neuroscientist at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus.
For the third year in a row, Loudoun County has been ranked healthiest in Virginia by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps.