BioPharma Cresent is a 5-county region in North Carolina east of Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park. BioPharma Crescent is home to the largest concentration of biopharma manufacturing on the U.S. East Coast. Merck, Grifols, Pfizer, ThermoFisher Scientific, Fresenius Kabi, Novo Nordisk, Corning, and Mayne Pharma are just of few of the life science companies with facilities in the BioPharma Crescent. Of the more than 67,000 people that work in NC's life science industry, approximately 10,000 of those are employed in the BioPharma Crescent. Our colleges, universities, and biopharma-specific training network provides life science companies in this region with a highly-educated and well-trained workforce. The communities in these 5 counties work diligently to provide the necessary tools for biopharma companies to thrive. Tools such as an abundant supply of water, affordable shovel-ready properties, and streamlined permitting processes. Take a look at what this region has to offer.