The Biotech Boomlet A Few Miles From Philly

Nobody planned Medical Mile, a stretch of U.S. Route 202 west of Philadelphia that's home to 30 biotech and medical startups. But all the ingredients were there. Take a major concentration of big drug companies looking for fresh ideas. Add a couple of universities and research institutions. Offer a high quality of life. Make startup capital available. And presto!--you attract the best and brightest.

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