Wisconsin's biohealth industry is growing quickly, fostering innovation
14 Nov 2022
Over the last four years, Wisconsin's biohealth industry has grown and become a leading economic driver for the state.
Last year, it had an economic impact of $32 billion and generated $1.2 billion in state and local taxes, according to a recent third-party report released by the BioForward Wisconsin advocacy group.
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