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San Fran Tops Life Sciences Clusters List

According to the recent 2014 JLL Global Life Sciences Cluster Report, which analysed top US life sciences clusters, and ranks the cities for their prominence in the industry the San Francisco Bay Area moved ahead of San Diego as the second most active life science cluster in the country after Boston.

The region includes major clusters in the East Bay, San Francisco and the Peninsula. According to JLL, global shifts in the life sciences landscape, including a spate of major mergers and acquisitions, may be rewriting the global map, but US cities continue to lead the world in biopharmaceutical resources and enterprises. Access to talent and research is keeping cities like San Francisco at the top of the list.

Read more: GlobeSt.com San Fran Tops Life Sciences Clusters List