Member Resources

Fact Sheets: California’s Top Life Sciences Clusters & Innovation Hotbeds

The life sciences industry is thriving in California. Regions all over the state are reporting incredible progress that are making California’s biomedical sector one of the best in the nation. CLSA is pleased to release a member resource that showcases key employment, investment and other innovative trends in California’s top life sciences hotbeds.

These five infographics showcase the prowess of the San Francisco Bay, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Ventura/Santa Barbara life sciences clusters, and build on the 2019 California Life Sciences Industry Report. With over 350 data points, the 2019 Report provides a snapshot of California’s life sciences community, and how the world’s largest life sciences cluster remains a global hub for innovation, creating high-wage jobs, bringing new therapies and technologies to patients, and attracting significant investment from venture capitalists, the NIH and more.

Click on the below regions to download each infographic and see highlights from our 2019 California Life Sciences Industry Report.


Bay Area

Los Angeles

Orange County


San Diego

Ventura & Santa Barbara

For over 20 years, this annual report has been used by lawmakers, legislative staff, business leaders, educators, media outlets, developers and others to make key decisions and learn more about the life sciences sector in California. The 2019 Report is available as a free download thanks to the support of our statewide membership. Click here to learn how you can become a part of our diverse community of 1,000 life sciences members.