A public-private group formed to develop a 1-million-square-foot life-sciences campus in San Juan, Puerto Rico, will submit a master plan detailing the project later this month to the commonwealth’s Governor.
The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust plans to transform the 83-acre Oso Blanco state penitentiary site into a four-phase biotech campus that would over 20 years broaden the island’s life science industry beyond its longtime strength of pharmaceutical manufacturing.
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