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Florida is one of the fastest growing bioscience regions in the world. With a strong base of biotechnology, medical devices and pharmaceutical companies, world-class research universities and some of the leading non-profit research institutes in the world, Florida has built a resource base to be a top bioscience destination.

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Florida Quick Facts:

Total Bioscience Industry Establishments, 2018: 6,198 - Quintile: I*

NIH Funding, FY 2017: $649,938 - Quintile II*

Bioscience Venture Capital Investments, 2014 - 2017 ($ millions): $903.72 - Quintile II*

Bioscience and Related Patents, 2014 - 2017: 5,100 - Quintile I*

Drugs/Pharmaceutical Establishments, 2016: 290

Medical Device & Equipment Establishments, 2016: 662

Direct Output per Direct Employee, 2016: $399,581 - Florida Biopharmaceutical Sector

Direct Output per Direct Employee, 2016: $137,035 - Florida Economy Overall

Average Compensation per Direct Employee, 2016: $80,553 - Florida Biopharmaceutical Sector

Average Compensation per Direct Employee, 2016: $46,570 - Florida Economy Overall

Economic Output in Florida: $31.2B ($11.9B Direct & $19.3B Indirect)

Economic output represents the value of the goods and services produced by a sector. In 2014 the biopharmaceutical sector directly generated $11.9 billion in economic output in Florida, and supported another $19.3 billion through its vendors and suppliers and through the economic activity of its workforce.

 

*State ranking figures for bioscience performance metrics are calculated as quintiles, where I = top quintile, III = middle quintile, and V = bottom quintile.

About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians.

 

Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.

 

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