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The Spokane region is a health and life sciences industry hub that connects companies with infrastructure, talent, and a network of clinical partners.

Spokane’s existing collaborations in the clinical and data realms, coupled with an educated public and accessible urban and rural communities, make Spokane an ideal hub for clinical trials and research studies. The University District in the heart of downtown brings leaders in education, business, sciences and government together in support of life sciences initiatives.


Leading industry segments include:

  • Health Care
  • Health IT
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • and more…



Our Health and Life Sciences Companies

Providence Health & Services Washington

The largest health care provider in Washington with hospitals, clinics, senior care centers, hospice and home health services, and is a mission-based, not-for-profit health care provider.

MultiCare Inland Northwest Region

MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 18,000 team members, including employees, providers, and volunteers. 

Allele Diagnostics

Provides global diagnostic genetic testing and research of prenatal and pediatric diseases along with genetic counseling services.


Portable lateral flow readers and microbial analysis systems for the health care, homeland security and fermentation science industries.

Paw Print Genetics

Diagnostic testing, analysis of canine genetic diseases, and counseling and consultation.

Jubilant HollisterStier

Integrated contract manufacturer of sterile injectables, ophthalmics, optics, and sterile and non-sterile topicals and liquids.


Develops and produces patented medical technologies designed to improve the safety and efficiency of intravenous therapy.

Iasis Molecular Sciences

Innovative chemistries for human health and habitat, protecting patients by advancing solutions for complex wounds and health care associated infections.

Community Health Associates Spokane (CHAS)

Non-profit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) that provides high-quality medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health services to families and individuals of all ages, regardless of ability to pay.


sp3nw is a life sciences incubator located in the University District of Spokane. In alignment with the land grant mission of WSU, sp3nw supports the bench to business, and business to consumer paradigm. 

and many more



By the Numbers



Over 500

healthcare and life sciences companies

2nd largest

allied health program in U.S.

To track Health & Life Sciences growth or learn more, contact our Health & Life Sciences Industry Manager
The Spokane Advantage

90,000 enrolled students at eight regional universities provide employers an educated pool of talent. The region includes sizeable, established healthcare networks that are active and adaptive in clinical trials and innovative initiatives in the life sciences community. Federal research dollars at area universities have almost tripled since 2010 and Spokane County invests a percentage of sales tax in bio and health science research. Eastern Washington’s life sciences sector is on track to reach $2.5 billion in ten years.


Spokane Region Life Science and Health Related Businesses

Is the Spokane Region the right place for your business? Contact us today and we’ll help you get the answers you need.