Healthcare & Life Sciences
Healthcare and life sciences – a robust sector built on a legacy of biomedical innovation – is cultivating lifesaving technologies, medical device advances, regenerative medicine and pharmaceuticals from the Pittsburgh region. As a top receiver of National Institutes of Health R&D funding, the region boasts assets like the pioneering transplantation techniques of Thomas E. Starzl, the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative (PTEI), among others. Pittsburgh has a unique convergence of research and clinical assets including the renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) ranked the 10th-best national medical system in the country by U.S. News & World Report, 2012.
- 5,500+ Healthcare & life sciencecompanies in the region
- $720M+ spent on life sciences R&D annually
- Nearly $500M in NIH funding annually
- Specialized centers
- McGowan Center
- Quality of Life Technology Center
- Hillman Cancer Center
- Medical devices
- Regenerative medicine
- Tissue engineering
Let’s Do Business
There are nearly limitless opportunities for doing business in southwestern Pennsylvania, and we are here to help. We are intimately familiar with the various business opportunities in our region, and we would love the opportunity to speak with you to identify which of them most closely match your goals.
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