JLL’s third annual Global Life Sciences Cluster Report was released at the BIO International Convention held in San Diego, June 23-26. The report analyses and identifies the top U.S. cities for biotech business and research. With three of the top ten clusters, California was identified as the top U.S. state for life sciences innovation. Orange County and Los Angeles ranked sixth on the list, two places up from last year.
Los Angeles and Orange Counties’ continued prominence as a global life sciences cluster underscores the immense talent and resources that are located within southern California and the County of San Bernardino,” said Kelly Reenders, Economic Development Agency Administrator for San Bernardino County, part of the Los Angeles/Orange County life sciences cluster that ranked number six on JLL’s list. “Our region has long provided leading centers of research such as the Loma Linda University Medical Center and Children’s Hospital, and infrastructure such as manufacturing facilities and an educated workforce that support the life sciences.
Download the full report here for further exploration of life science trends and key regions to watch.