What makes the Chicago area a great place for business

Why locate your life science business here?

  • The U.S is the largest pharmaceutical market in the world
  • A culture that is responsive to life science research
  • The city has 2,900 daily flights to more than 200 cities worldwide, all  Class-One North American railroads, access to major U.S. Interstates
  • Over $800 billion gross regional product (GRP), larger than countries like Belgium, Sweden and Norway
  • 9.5 million people, 4.3 million employees, and over 260,000 businesses

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Chicago is a great place for a life science company

  • Six schools of medicine (University of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Rush, Loyola, and Rosalind Franklin)
  • The largest concentration of physicians in the country
  • Major federal research labs (Argonne and Fermilab)