Life Sciences

Close to 500 life sciences companies call the Research Triangle Area home, including Synthonix, a Wake Forest small business founded to fill a perceived need in the marketplace for molecules for drug discovery, highly versatile compounds that enable chemists to synthesize high impact target molecules that are devoid of metabolic liabilities.  Life Sciences is such a large and diverse cluster, it's can be tough to get your arms around everything that's happening.  Please take advantage of the following materials to give you a better understanding of who's here, what they're doing—and why Wake County is such a great place for life sciences companies.

To learn more, view the Wake County Life Sciences Brochure (PDF)

To see what companies are in the area, view the Life Sciences Overview Map (PDF)

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Wake Forest among top 10 fastest growing cities in NC!

July 11, 2016

Wake Forest is one of the top 10 cities in NC with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015.  The 10 cities with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015 contain 25% of the state’s total population but make up half of the total population growth over the five-year period. 

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