Immigrant Entrepreneur Hall of Fame: Biotechnology/Health Care
Biotechnology and health care are not only significant portions of the United Sates’ economy, these industries contribute directly to the health and welfare of its residents. Here again immigrants are making a big impact. The Public Education Institute research shows that in Massachusetts alone immigrants founded 26 percent of biotech firms.
Here we have profiled seven immigrant entrepreneurs from the biotech and health care industries.
George N. Hatsopoulos
Thermo Fischer Scientific
José Navarro, Sr.
Navarro Discount Pharmacies founder
WellCare Health Plans founder
Pfizer Inc. co-founder
Josef von Rickenbach