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Health and Life Sciences

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. Flip through our Health Sciences booklet to learn more about health and life sciences in the Spokane region.

Leading industry segments include:

  • Health Care
  • Health IT
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • and 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.

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

Spokane Region Life Science and Health Related Businesses