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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 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.


“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. 


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