The 2018 Life Science Industry Census shows an impressive 22% increase in employment in the life sciences industry in our region since 2015.
For every $1 invested through our research grants, $11.10 is generated in follow-on federal and private funding and returned to the region.
STEM students graduating high school entering life science careers earn 26% more than other industry sectors.
Kansas City has powerful organizations embedded within an engaged life sciences and healthcare community. With an effective and responsive ecosystem, the KC region will leverage its expertise, assets and determination in fields such as rare disease, informatics and health equity.
We are kicking off our 20th year celebration by highlighting several key life sciences accomplishments in the region. We are proud to bring life sciences organizations together through collaboration and innovation and we look forward to the next 20 years and beyond.