Oklahoma City Economic Development Foundation
Coalition Lead Applicant: Oklahoma City Economic Development Foundation
Project Title: Building the Oklahoma Biotech Innovation Cluster (OBIC)
Region (applicant-defined): Oklahoma
Cluster Sector(s): Bio-medical; Information Technology
The Oklahoma Biotech Innovation Cluster (OBIC), comprised of government agencies, academic institutions, community organizations and industry partners and led by the Oklahoma City Economic Development Foundation, aims to address regional challenges with the global biotech industry. If provided an implementation grant, OBIC proposes to invest in infrastructure, including labs and research facilities, a workforce training center, startup/incubator facilities, and planning to make the region's biotech services more globally competitive.