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Stories and fact sheets about agbioscience in the Indy region.

According to TEConomy Partners, agribusiness is a significant economic driver of Indiana’s economy, employing just over 75,000 individuals, not including primary production workers (farming). As a result, the agbioscience sector in the Indy region represents more than 3 percent of Indiana’s total private sector employment. Indianapolis is a major player in this space with leaders such as ElancoBeck’s Hybrids,and AgReliant Genetics.

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Employment 2016*
13,334
Employment Change 2010-2016*
6%
Industry Concentration 2016*
.87
Average Wages 2016*
$54,573
Venture Capital Investments
2015-2017 (millions)
$12.1
Number of VC-Funded Deals
2015-2017
9
Patents 2010-2015
294
Patents per 1,000 Population
2010-2015
.151
Establishments 2016*
453
Establishments - % Change
2010-2016**
8%

Data is for the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson MSA unless otherwise noted
*2015, Indy Partnership 9-County Region
**2010-2015, Indy Partnership 9-County Region

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Among core agbioscience occupations, Central Indiana has increased employment by double-digit growth rates and outpaced national job growth in every major occupational area since 2010.

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Across the entire Indianapolis region, from the public sector to the business community to the academic institutions to the philanthropic organizations, you can see that collaboration yields success.