A Region World-Renowned for Life Sciences
Ranked among the top 10 life sciences markets in the U.S., Greater Philadelphia is home to world-class research institutions, inventors of breakthrough medical treatments and technology, and 15 major health systems. Biopharmaceutical leaders, including AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, and Merck, are among the 1,200 life sciences companies in Greater Philadelphia. It’s no surprise that our tri-state area is a national leader in clinical trials, that we are pioneering cell and gene therapies, and that medical marvels are routinely taking place here. Want to make sure your company is at the very center of life sciences innovation – with rental rates lower than those in New York, Boston, San Francisco, or San Diego? Select Greater Philadelphia (Select).
Learn about Greater Philadelphia’s Cell and Gene Therapy Subsector.
Top: Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center celebrated the 2017 FDA approval of the first personalized cellular therapy, which was developed by its scientists and physicians. Below slideshow images courtesy of, in part: Drexel University; Lydia Polimeni, National Institutes of Health; PIDC; and Princeton University, Office of Communications.
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Careers in Life Sciences
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HHS Secretary Becerra Joins U.S. Senator Casey for Visit with Leaders in Greater Philadelphia’s Life Sciences Ecosystem
Greater Philadelphia has the assets and capacity to accelerate science and patient care in the next biotech revolution, and leaders in the region’s life sciences ecosystem had a chance to show that last week [...]
“Why Greater Philadelphia Ranks #2 As CGT Hub” Featured in Cell & Gene
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia commissioned a study conducted by Econsult Solutions, Inc., titled The State of Cell and Gene Therapy in the Greater Philadelphia Region: A Comparative Analysis, which measured the impact [...]
Comparative Study Ranks Philadelphia Region #2 Among 14 Cell and Gene Therapy Hubs
Philadelphia Region Now Tops Other Regional Hubs in Five Categories PHILADELPHIA (September 27, 2022) – In a newly released study comparing 14 U.S. cell and gene therapy hubs in five key categories, the Philadelphia region [...]