San Antonio is a city of biosciences and health with one out of every six San Antonians is employed in the industry.
Local operations represent nationally-recognized healthcare facilities, cutting-edge biotech companies, and well respected global enterprises like Medtronic and Becton Dickinson.
The South Texas Medical Center is the epicenter of an industry that produced more than $23.9 billion in regional economic impact in 2014.
Additionally, all medical education and training for the U.S. military occurs in San Antonio. The city is also home to the only Department of Defense Burn Center and two Level 1 trauma centers. Combined with the medical students at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, the region experiences a constant influx of talent and innovative thinking.
Also, BioMed SA is coordinating the city’s strong push to grow the local industry and turn innovative thinking into viable companies.
Global-minded companies like Xenex and Canadian medical device company Innovative Trauma Care, as well as German biosciences company Cytocentrics, have noticed and have chosen to make San Antonio their base of operations.
San Antonio Economic Development Corporation Military Life Science Commercialization Action Plan
For more information on San Antonio's biosciences and healthcare industry, visit: the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.