Research &
Development, Life
Sciences & Biotech

This sector is responsible for a number of Barbados’ main exports. Further, the island’s largest untapped export potential exists and Barbados is therefore seeking to leverage the existing capacity in this area to build a globally competitive industry.

Barbados is already home to several biotech companies and R&D centres, with potential for continued growth in these areas. A new state-of-the-art Life Sciences Park is also being constructed in Newton in Christ Church.

Why choose Barbados for R&D, Life Sciences & BioTech?

  • Highly-skilled STEM workforce
  • Excellent infrastructure, utilities and facilities
  • Modern telecommunications infrastructure –reliable fibre-optic network, Wi-Fi and high speed 4G data services
  • Ideal geographic location within the Americas, and excellent sea and air transport routes for exporting goods