The move will bring 579 life sciences jobs to the area, a statement from Gov. Rick Scott said.
The 70,000-square-foot facility will open in January 2014 with approximately 250 employees. Those workers will focus on information technology, marketing services, business and finance services and other functions supporting the company’s biopharma business in the United States.
The company plans to add more than 325 additional jobs supporting scientific and technical activities at the site by 2017, the statement said.