Orlando's life sciences and healthcare industry

Life Sciences & Healthcare

With one of the most rapidly evolving Life Sciences and Healthcare industries in the United States, Orlando has caught the attention of medical innovators and entrepreneurs around the globe.

Renowned for its collaborative and entrepreneurial environment anchored in state-of-the-art educational and research facilities, the Orlando region has become the ideal platform to launch groundbreaking medical advances that combat our most pressing health issues.

BY THE NUMBERS

FOCUS AREAS

  • Clinical Trials & Drug/Vaccine Research
  • Healthcare Delivery
  • Medical Devices & Diagnostics
  • Specialty Pharma & Pharmaceuticals
  • Sports Innovation & Performance

INDUSTRY LEADERS

  • .decimal
  • AcariaHealth Pharmacy
  • CuraScript
  • DaVita RX
  • Florida Blue
  • Kroger Specialty Pharmacy
  • Mazor Robotics
  • Prime Therapeutics
  • Publix Specialty Pharmacy
  • Sanofi Pasteur VaxDesign Corporation
  • Triad Isotopes
  • Xymogen

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Irma Stenman
Director
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In The News

Simulation-based technology has been a key ingredient to Orlando’s economy since it was developed to take man to the moon. Now, the technology spans many of Orlando’s core industries from aviation, aerospace and defense to education, healthcare and even gaming.

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The Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute will expand its footprint in Orlando’s Lake Nona community with the construction of a new global headquarters. The $18 million state-of-the-art campus will house the Human Performance Institute's multidisciplinary training center and serve as the global hub for continuing research and development into science-based approaches to improve human energy capacity for performance, resilience and leadership. The company will create 25 new, high-wage jobs. Construction on the facility will be completed by the end of 2018.

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The New York Times recently published an in-depth article on the Orlando region’s growing reputation as a city of innovation and ingenuity. By highlighting Lake Nona and other regional developments, the article illustrates the impact these projects are having on the community’s quality of life and ability to attract high wage jobs to the region. 

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