It’s All About the Talent: Why the Next President Needs to Consider the Biotechnology Sector in the Context of Immigration Reform

The Biotechnology Industry: A Quick Overview

  • 16%: Research & Testing
  • 40%: Medical Devices & Equipment
  • 44%: Drugs & Pharmaceuticals

U.S. Biotech Talent is Increasingly Coming from Abroad

Policy Decisions Should Seek to Increase Stay Rates of Foreign Students

Notable Foreign Scientists/Entrepreneurs

  • Albert Einstein (Physics :: Germany)
  • Sergey Brin (Google :: Russia)
  • Peter Thiel (Paypal/Facebook :: Germany)
  • Elon Musk (Tesla/SpaceX :: South Africa)
  • Rupert Mudroch (News Corp :: Australia)
  • Vinod Khosla (Sun Microsystems :: India)
  • John Farber (ICC Industries :: Romania)

International @ Phosphorus

  • Full Time Employees: 9 of 28 employees are foreign-born citizens
  • Board of Directors: 66% of our Board of Directors are foreign-born citizens



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Phosphorus Diagnostics

Phosphorus Diagnostics


Phosphorus Diagnostics is using genomics to improve human health. We offer the most comprehensive, actionable #genetic test for disease prevention.