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Missouri Makes Top 10 List of Fastest-Growing Life Sciences Markets in the U.S.

A Missouri city is in the top 10 in a new report released by CBRE that ranks the fastest-growing and top-ranked emerging life sciences markets in the U.S. St. Louis, Missouri, came in at number 6 in the report.

The CBRE Report notes that St. Louis is one of several cities that “exhibit an attractive combination of a substantive life science workforce, including key scientists, strong recent life sciences employment growth, ample NIH funding, top-ranked schools and medical institutions, and a sizeable high-tech workforce to support future convergence between the industries.”

St. Louis’s life sciences industry is built on the presence of several top academic institutions and commercial organizations such as Washington University, BJC HealthCare, St. Louis University, Bayer, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and others.

St. Louis also ranks #1 for Hospitals as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, with Washington University receiving $484 million in NIH funding in 2018.

According to Cortex, one of the region’s largest innovation campuses, St. Louis is home to 1,183 plant and life science companies.

For more information on why Missouri could be a prime location to launch or grow your business, contact our CEO, Subash Alias, at 314.932.3973 or via our contact form. We’d be happy to answer your questions and show you how Missouri Partnership can help with your business expansion, collaboration, and investment needs.

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