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INDUSTRIES / HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCES

Tomorrow’s healthcare nexus

112k

Professionals in our health care industry

26%

Job growth in STEM occupations

28%

Growth in R&D occupations over last 5 years

6% cheaper

Cost of R&D talent is 6% cheaper in Charlotte than national average

INDUSTRIES / HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCES

In recent years, Charlotte has seen exciting developments in the healthcare space. Between 2010 and 2019, our life sciences sector grew by 72% in the Charlotte MSA. This growth will be further supported by a life sciences innovation district, anchored by Charlotte’s first medical school — a collaboration between Atrium Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest University — scheduled to open in 2024. 

INDUSTRIES / HEALTHCARE & LIFE SCIENCES

In recent years, Charlotte has seen exciting developments in the healthcare space. Between 2010 and 2019, our life sciences sector grew by 72% in the Charlotte MSA. This growth will be further supported by a life sciences innovation district, anchored by Charlotte’s first medical school — a collaboration between Atrium Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest University — scheduled to open in 2024. 

112k

Professionals in our health care industry

26%

Job growth in STEM occupations

28%

Growth in R&D occupations over last 5 years

6% cheaper

Cost of R&D talent is 6% cheaper in Charlotte than national average

Latest News & Announcements

Atrium Health

details $1.5 billion innovation district around medical school.

Eli Lilly and Co.

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. to invest $1B for manufacturing operations outside of Charlotte in Concord, NC

Centene

Centene selects City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County for east coast headquarters, creates more than 3,200 jobs

Latest News & Announcements

Atrium Health

details $1.5 billion innovation district around medical school.

Eli Lilly and Co.

Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. to invest $1B for manufacturing operations outside of Charlotte in Concord, NC

Centene

Centene selects City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County for east coast headquarters, creates more than 3,200 jobs

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