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
- Medical Devices
- and more…
Our Health and Life Sciences Companies
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 is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 18,000 team members, including employees, providers, and volunteers.
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.
Diagnostic testing, analysis of canine genetic diseases, and counseling and consultation.
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.
Innovative chemistries for human health and habitat, protecting patients by advancing solutions for complex wounds and health care associated infections.
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.
And many more.
By the Numbers
healthcare and life sciences companies
allied health program in U.S.
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.VIEW STATE INCENTIVES