Amgen chose Ohio because Ohio is the perfect incubator for innovation in life sciences and biotechnology. The state’s ever-expanding talent pool consists of over 80,000 bioscience professionals. Several top universities located in Ohio, including The Ohio State University, University of Cincinnati and Case Western Reserve University, graduate talented scientists and engineers every year who continue to enhance the workforce.
Ohio’s three largest metros, Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, form a thriving healthcare ecosystem that is made up of a robust network of researchers, entrepreneurs and healthcare providers. The state is home to 15 health systems, including nationally-regarded institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, in addition to a strong biomedical research industry.