Texas A&M was awarded a grant to implement a bio-security center in Bryan, College Station. This grant is the biggest thing to happen in Texas since NASA. But what is the purpose of this center? The center is meant to enhance the nation’s ability to react to biological attacks and pandemic outbreaks, such as the influenza. The center is meant to produce 50 million vaccines in four months in order to respond to such emergencies. The center is supposed to bring in 1,000 direct jobs and 6,000 indirect jobs, supposed to bring in 1.3 billion dollars in the first five years. It will bring in biotechnical business and research to Texas, creating a “third coast” for the industry and new jobs for our area. Center is to be located in Research Valley, a plot of land shared by Bryan and College Station. The magnitude of the potential for growth and prosperity in the real estate and commercial aspects of the Brazos Valley is enormous.
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