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AmplifyBio Expands in the Columbus Region

Biotechnology Contract Research Organization Investing $150 Million Creating 263 New Jobs

Fri May 20 2022

Company Name: AmplifyBio, LLC

Location: New Albany, West Jefferson

Site Region: Central

Country of Origin: USA

Industry Sector: Healthcare

Company Profile: AmplifyBio combines the strength, knowledge, and experience of its partners and the expertise of its cross-integrated teams to advance translational science, cell and gene therapies and next-generation medicines for the benefit of millions of people around the world.

Project Summary:

Type of Project: Expansion

Jobs:

  • Jobs committed: 263
  • Jobs retained: 155

Capital Investment: $132,750,000

Timetable: Hiring for research and development positions will be ongoing through 2022.

Company Need:

AmplifyBio is expanding to meet significant unmet market demand with a large focus on advanced therapies such as cell and gene therapy products.

Testimonial:

“We are excited to expand our presence in the Columbus Region, and specifically New Albany. We believe that our innovation platform is a perfect fit for the collaborative environment that I first noticed when I came to Ohio. Our partners, collaborators and clients view working in the Region as a phenomenal opportunity, and we are convinced that our business model will continue to drive more innovative developers into the area.”

– J. Kelly Ganjei, Amplify Bio CEO and President

Why Ohio?

From trailblazing innovation to high-tech manufacturing, the Columbus Region is home to one of the most dynamic life science industries in the country. Companies spanning the life science industry have operations focused on R&D, technology and manufacturing. From Sarepta’s new Gene Therapy Center of Excellence to Battelle’s launch of AmplifyBio, NCH’s launch of Andelyn Biosciences and Forge Biologic’s $130 million series B, the Columbus Region is on the cutting-edge of innovation in the life sciences industry. New Albany is located in Franklin County, which is home to an estimated 1.3 million residents. 

Collaborators:

JobsOhio, One Columbus, Ohio Department of Development, City of New Albany, Madison County Chamber of Commerce

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