PRBio Tech Hub
*2023 Tech Hubs Designee and Strategy Development Grant Recipient
Lead Agency: Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust
Territory Served: Puerto Rico
Applicant-Defined Region: Puerto Rico
Core Technology Area: biopharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing
The PRBio Tech Hub, led by the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust, aims to advance the region as a global leader in biotechnology through fast-tracking the discovery, development, manufacturing, and supply of next generation biotechnology and medical device products to detect, treat, and cure diseases and ailments. For decades, Puerto Rico has been known as the “Medicine Cabinet of the United States,” home to many of the world’s top-grossing pharmaceutical companies. This Tech Hub will leverage the region’s existing assets – including expertise in advanced manufacturing, strong pharmaceutical development partnerships among universities and industry, and biopharmaceutical incubators – to make the U.S. biotechnology supply chain more resilient and meet the public health and national security challenges of tomorrow.
Designee Narrative (PDF)