Virginian-Pilot: Virginia Beach launches program to attract biomedical businesses

Beach officials said they are hoping to build biomedical momentum in the Princess Anne Commons corridor, where the accelerator will be located. That area is home to LifeNet Health’s world headquarters and Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Operation Smile’s world headquarters, Sentara Princess Anne Hospital and two facilities operated by Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.

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Last week, the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development launched VABeachBio, an initiative to attract biomedical and life science businesses to Virginia Beach and to create jobs, at the same time the Virginia Beach Development Authority approved a facility use agreement with Tidewater Community College (TCC) to create a Bio Accelerator in TCC’s Regional Health Professions Center.