(KMOV) – St. Louis has Cortex to thank for attracting bio-tech companies to the area. Cortex is a non-profit organization that’s number-one goal is to attract biological technology firms and organizations. The non-profit is working with four major universities and the Missouri Botanical Garden to increase awareness of what St. Louis has to offer.
Cortex officials say it is beginning phase two construction of facilities along Forest Park Parkway, and the result could be thousands of new jobs.
Solae, a soybean producer, is one company that has relocated to the Cortex Facility thanks to marketing.