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Cognate Bioservices to add 500+ employees to Memphis workforce

The EDGE awarded Cognate Bioservices a 15-year jobs PILOT.
Credit: Cognate BioServices

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A bioscience company with facilities in Memphis is looking to create 561 new jobs in the area.

The EDGE awarded Cognate Bioservices a 15-year jobs PILOT to create those jobs and triple its current Memphis employee base.

As part of this first phase, Cognate is also investing more than $212 million to renovate their current and new properties.

The company produces vaccines across the globe and helps companies test products through DNA sequencing. Its products help repair organs and tissues and treat cancer patients.

Cognate BioServices is the leading contract development and manufacturing organization for the commercialization of complex living therapeutics. Cognate's unparalleled experience in cell and gene therapies translates to patient's getting their products on time. We pride ourselves on the level of quality, adaptability and experience we bring to the table for our clients and their patients.