Life Sciences & Medical Technologies

Pinellas County is building the future with innovative Life Sciences and Medical Technologies industry leaders and the support of a strong existing supplier network.

Ingenuity in medicine and medical devices.

Florida is home to the nation’s second-largest medical device manufacturing industry, second-largest pharmaceutical manufacturing industry and is ranked in the top five states for largest biotech R&D. With a strong supplier network and strong workforce pipeline of STEM graduates, it’s no wonder that nearly half of all life sciences companies in the Tampa Bay region are located in Pinellas County. Statewide organizations such as the Pinellas-based Florida Medical Manufacturers’ Consortium (FMMC), as well as educational and governmental partners have a vested interest in expanding this vital sector. Pinellas offers a pro-business environment with job creation tax incentives, low tax rates, a developed infrastructure, a skilled workforce, and strong educational institutions focused on industry needs.

CONTACT US 

Thinking about expanding in or relocating to Pinellas County? Let us help
Alyssa Stuart
Economic Development Manager
astuart@pinellas.gov
(727) 464-7489
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Industry Leaders

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Quick Facts

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7,000+

Medical Tech jobs in Pinellas County.

1/5

of Florida’s economic activity in Medical Devices is from Pinellas County.

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#2

Top State in the US for FDA Registered Established.

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#2

Best State for Business is Florida.

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For more information about Pinellas’ Life Sciences & Medical Technologies industry, contact:

Alyssa Stuart, Economic Development Manager.

News & Success Stories

Stay updated on the latest business news in Pinellas County.

February Pinellas County Business News

This issue’s feature story is the release of our new logo and branding, which we are very excited to share with the world. Inside, you can also find information about upcoming events for small businesses, news about assistance available to businesses in need, and more.

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Woman Finds Her Passion in Real Estate, Giving Back

Client Pamela Bell has nothing but praise for the assistance provided by Kurt Forster and the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at PCED. “I am telling you the SBDC was a godsend to me. I never would have known how to put everything together the way that it has.” Bell owns her own Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) and holds her license under Coastal Christies Property Group, LLC, which focuses on residential, investment, and commercial properties, including luxury.

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