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Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community members work together to ensure that Puerto Rico is the best quality airfreight hub in the Americas and to act as the voice of the industry with legislators.

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PUERTO RICO TO SEE YEAR-ON-YEAR LIFE SCIENCES EXPORT GROWTH OF 24 PER CENT FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS


The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community, working with air cargo data partner, Rotate, is projecting ongoing growth in pharma exports from the U.S.’ number one bioscience manufacturing hub by export volume

San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday 26th March 2024: The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community, working with Rotate, developers of the Community’s data dashboard, is predicting year-on-year growth of 24 per cent in life sciences exports over the next three years.

The Community’s temperature-controlled exports are predicted to increase annually by 30 per cent for the next three years, with a further 14 per cent annual increase predicted in the export of medical devices.

The statistics are drawn from a report by Boston Consulting Group and from the Community’s data dashboard, which aggregates data sources such as air cargo imports and exports, and air trade demand between Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Rotate is an air cargo consulting, data, and software specialist, and has worked with the Community to provide its members with valuable insights into the Puerto Rican air cargo market.

“Since its inception in 2023, the Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community has been driving quality, spearheading training initiatives, and hosting conferences, such as our Community Meeting, to foster collaboration between members,” said Jonas van Stekelenburg, Advisor, Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio (DDEC).

“These findings are a testament to the Community’s progress, the tremendous work and dedication of its members, and a true indication of the potential for growth throughout our pharma operations.”

Rotate presented its findings during a presentation at the Community’s meeting in February, which was held at Luis Muños Marin International Airport (SJU) with delegates from over 40 companies.

Representatives of the Community will be participating in IATA’s CNS Partnership Conference, taking place on 16-19th April in Dallas, USA.

For more information about the Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community and its initiatives, please visit prlifesciencehub.org, or contact hello@prlifescienceshub.org.

About the Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community

Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community members work together to ensure that Puerto Rico is the best quality airfreight hub in the Americas and to act as the voice of the industry with legislators.

The Community is supported by the Puerto Rico Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio (DDEC) and brings together airlines, airports, forwarders, integrators, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, ground handlers, and hauliers.

The Community’s Board drives the initiative and includes Community members as well as the DDEC, Invest Puerto Rico, the Industry University Research Center (INDUNIV), Aerostar Airport Holdings, and the Port Authority of Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico is the number one bioscience manufacturing hub in the U.S. by export volume, and twelve of the world’s 20 top-grossing pharmaceutical companies, including Johnson & Johnson and AbbVie operate on the island, with eight of the 15 globally top-selling biopharmaceutical products manufactured on Puerto Rico.

Twelve out of the top 20 medical devices companies have manufacturing sites on the island, including Medtronics, CooperVision, and Boston Scientific, manufacturing products such as pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, surgical instruments, lab devices, dental equipment, and vision correction.


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PUERTO RICO TO SEE YEAR-ON-YEAR LIFE SCIENCES EXPORT GROWTH OF 24 PER CENT FOR THE NEXT THREE YEARS

The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community, working with air cargo data partner, Rotate, is projecting ongoing growth in pharma exports from the U.S.’ number one bioscience manufacturing hub by export volume

San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday 26th March 2024: The Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community, working with Rotate, developers of the Community’s data dashboard, is predicting year-on-year growth of 24 per cent in life sciences exports over the next three years.

The Community’s temperature-controlled exports are predicted to increase annually by 30 per cent for the next three years, with a further 14 per cent annual increase predicted in the export of medical devices.

The statistics are drawn from a report by Boston Consulting Group and from the Community’s data dashboard, which aggregates data sources such as air cargo imports and exports, and air trade demand between Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Rotate is an air cargo consulting, data, and software specialist, and has worked with the Community to provide its members with valuable insights into the Puerto Rican air cargo market.

“Since its inception in 2023, the Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community has been driving quality, spearheading training initiatives, and hosting conferences, such as our Community Meeting, to foster collaboration between members,” said Jonas van Stekelenburg, Advisor, Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio (DDEC).

“These findings are a testament to the Community’s progress, the tremendous work and dedication of its members, and a true indication of the potential for growth throughout our pharma operations.”

Rotate presented its findings during a presentation at the Community’s meeting in February, which was held at Luis Muños Marin International Airport (SJU) with delegates from over 40 companies.

Representatives of the Community will be participating in IATA’s CNS Partnership Conference, taking place on 16-19th April in Dallas, USA.

For more information about the Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community and its initiatives, please visit prlifesciencehub.org, or contact hello@prlifescienceshub.org.

About the Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community

Puerto Rico Life Sciences Air Cargo Community members work together to ensure that Puerto Rico is the best quality airfreight hub in the Americas and to act as the voice of the industry with legislators.

The Community is supported by the Puerto Rico Departamento de Desarrollo Económico y Comercio (DDEC) and brings together airlines, airports, forwarders, integrators, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, ground handlers, and hauliers.

The Community’s Board drives the initiative and includes Community members as well as the DDEC, Invest Puerto Rico, the Industry University Research Center (INDUNIV), Aerostar Airport Holdings, and the Port Authority of Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico is the number one bioscience manufacturing hub in the U.S. by export volume, and twelve of the world’s 20 top-grossing pharmaceutical companies, including Johnson & Johnson and AbbVie operate on the island, with eight of the 15 globally top-selling biopharmaceutical products manufactured on Puerto Rico.

Twelve out of the top 20 medical devices companies have manufacturing sites on the island, including Medtronics, CooperVision, and Boston Scientific, manufacturing products such as pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, surgical instruments, lab devices, dental equipment, and vision correction.