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Economy / June 11, 2019

Oklahoma’s bioscience prowess busy making a difference worldwide

“We're creating clusters around companies like bioscience, aerospace and defense, energy, and we have a really robust economy. There’s a lot more activity, whether it's venture capital investments, accelerator and incubator programs or things that make it easier for entrepreneurs to grow."

By Kevan Goff-Parker for The Oklahoman
Economy / June 3, 2019

Chamber-led delegation heads to Philly to sell Oklahoma’s Bioscience sector

Scientists, business leaders, educators and economic development officers from across the state of Oklahoma will take the best of Oklahoma bioscience to Philadelphia in order to garner interest in one of Oklahoma’s fastest-growing economic powerhouses at the 2019 BIO International Convention, June 3-6.

By Chamber Staff
Lifestyle / May 28, 2019

Bioscience in OKC

Newcomers to OKC are often shocked to find that biosciences have become one of the largest industries and employment drivers in the state.

By Salma Morales
Lifestyle / May 28, 2019

OKC’s biotech story

Oklahoma City’s bioscience sector is not only a big economic driver. The innovation coming out of Oklahoma City has saved countless lives.

By Salma Morales
Lifestyle / February 19, 2019

OKC’s economic engine

While energy jobs are important to our local economy, most newcomers (and even some longtime residents) are shocked to learn that energy jobs make up only 3.5 percent of Oklahoma City’s employment base.

By Marcus Elwell
VeloCity Q&A / June 19, 2019
Tommy Yi
President & Cofounder,
StarSpace46
I thought there was a huge opportunity here, especially with MAPS 3 starting to take shape. I saw Oklahoma City as a sandbox of opportunity. That compelled me to really make a choice to stay here and build something like this.
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