Industries

Health &
Biomedical

Our idyllic waterways possess healing powers. Situated alongside these bodies of water sits a world-class healthcare system encompassing more than 20 high-profile healthcare facilities, research and innovation, and a rapidly growing biomedical community.

1 in 6 Jobs In Healthcare Industry

90,000 Skilled Workforce Talent

1.7+ Million Residents and Growing

The region’s leading healthcare landscape consists of one of only three Mayo Clinics, one of five Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Centers, the UF Proton Therapy Institute and cutting-edge medical companies including Medtronic, McKesson, Availity, HCI Group and many others.

Technology and exploration are at the forefront of the way we do business in the region’s health & biomedical industry. Medical device manufacturing, clinical trials, translational research and biomedical sciences are just a few of the specialities in the area.

With a skilled workforce of more than 90,000, employment growth in the health and biomedical industry continues to outpace the national average.

Local health and biomedical companies cite the benefits of having top-notch programming for their field with the area’s leading educational institutes of University of North Florida (UNF), Jacksonville University (JU), and Florida State College of Jacksonville (FSCJ).

The area’s proximity to the University of Florida and Florida State University further allows companies to tap into the growing talent base of skilled healthcare graduates.