Global leaders including B. Braun Medical, OraSure Technologies, Olympus, Thermo Fisher, and McKesson are already here. Innovators choose the Lehigh Valley to make their next big breakthrough in quality incubator space and on prime industrial real estate.
The Lehigh Valley is home to 174 life sciences offices, labs, research centers, manufacturing facilities, and distribution centers. The Lehigh Valley has two and a half times the concentration of medical device jobs and one and a half times the concentration of pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs than the U.S. average.
We have access to the nation’s top research schools and a growing workforce in an affordable location.
We’re a manufacturing powerhouse. We have 700 manufacturers including iconic brands Crayola, Martin Guitar, and Mack Trucks. Many of our manufacturers support the life sciences sector. They produce refrigeration technology, chemicals, medical-grade packaging, and more products needed to supply the life sciences.
We’re a growing region with a workforce of over 1.3 million within a one-hour commute. Bordering New Jersey, we’re just a short trip from both New York City (90 miles east) and Philadelphia (60 miles south). Our prime location puts us within a day’s drive of one-third of the U.S population.