Colorado’s bioscience industry is building one of the most exciting and advanced industry clusters in the country. The state is currently home to a thriving industry, comprised of biotechnology, medical device, agricultural-bioscience, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, health care providers, research institutions and those businesses that provide critical services and products to bioscience companies. The bioscience industry in Colorado is a vital part of the state’s economy, with over 27,000 people employed in the industry creating over 122,000 direct and indirect jobs translating into over $10 billion in payroll. With over 600 bioscience companies and a strong entrepreneurial commitment, Colorado is primed to dramatically scale up in the health and biotech industry.