For Don DeFazio, senior district manager at Waste Management of Oklahoma, the growth of Oklahoma City directly impacts the success of his company.
At the 2018 BIO International Convention, the Oklahoma Bioscience Association- and Chamber-led delegation promoted the accomplishments of the Oklahoma bioscience sector and met with potential business partners.
The event is expected to have an economic impact of about $2.5 million to the Oklahoma City economy, but Mike Knopp says the full benefit could be much bigger.
As usual, the OKC CVB convention calendar is full over the next few weeks.
Clinical trials, NCI designation make Stephenson an economic driver for OKC in addition to improving our health.
Sometimes the numbers surprise even the most knowledgeable of Oklahoma City insiders: more than 230 aerospace firms employing more than 36,600 workers are located in our metro, producing $4.9 billion in goods and services each year.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program, which helps junior scientists establish independent research programs. With funding from the grant, Oklahoma scientists will study a broad range of human diseases.