Life Science in San Antonio
The healthcare and bioscience sector in San Antonio is the largest regional economic contributor. San Antonio has the depth of research and training support needed for the development of medical devices, pharma, therapeutics, biologics, and associated manufacturing. The region’s research capabilities and collaborative spirit form the strong foundation for the life science industry, unparalleled in other regions.
BioMedSA provides strong support to companies, connecting them with local resources and convening action-oriented groups to optimize industry growth. Recently, BioMedSA has convened a Clinical Trial Taskforce that has benchmarked, root caused, and recommended an action plan to optimize this sub-sector. Next up is a large workforce development effort, led by industry, supported by educators, and to be implemented in the community.
Medical Research Support
San Antonio is home to
The 7th and 8th Largest Hospital Systems as well as the Largest Military Health Complex in the United State are in San Antonio!
- Only NIH Primate Center with a BSL4 lab in the US
- Only TX NIA Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
- Two independent cadaver labs
- Two Level 1 Trauma Centers
- DoD’s only Burn Center
- 21 Contract Research Institutions: Independent (3), DoD (12), Academic (6)
Due to its diverse population, San Antonio can also support clinical trials (largest Hispanic Population in the US)
San Antonio is centrally located in the United States as well as close to Mexico making it ideal for research and manufacturing
The region is currently welcoming new companies and individuals to San Antonio in one of the fastest growing regions in the US. BioMedSA assists life science companies considering relocation here with corporate tours and industry resource information. We partner with real estate agents, industry leaders, Greater: SATX, and the City of San Antonio to help companies get the information and incentives they need to relocate here. Because, the San Antonio region is a great place to work, live, and play.
Cost of Living
Whether business or personal, living in san antonio is affordable
No personal income tax
No payroll tax
San Antonio also provides tax abatement incentives up to 100%!
Hover over a city to see the decrease in cost of living if you move to San Antonio
San Francisco: 114%
San Diego: 62%
New York: 115%
Washington DC: 77%