The Virginia BioTechnology Research Park is a 34-acre commercial life sciences hub in downtown Richmond, Virginia adjacent to the VCU Medical Center at Virginia Commonwealth University. The park was incorporated in 1992 and opened in 1995. It houses more than 60 public and private bioscience companies, research institutes affiliated with VCU, and prominent state and national medical laboratories. Major tenants include the national headquarters for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the Virginia Department of Forensic Science, the Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the Altria Center for Research & Technology, and Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc.
Companies and organizations in the BioTech Park are housed in nine buildings that make up roughly 1.5 million square feet of space and employ more than 3,000 people. The park's president and CEO is Robert T. Skunda.
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