As a hub for medical device manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and health research, 休斯顿有超过1个,760 life sciences companies, cutting-edge health care facilities and research institutions. The healthcare and life sciences industries collectively employ 320,500名工人, making these larger than Houston’s energy sector. The region’s growth in employment, high concentration of key scientists, National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, quality and quantity of educational intuitions, and medical research and health services institutions make this one of the largest centers of medicine and related science in the world.
医疗保健 & 生命科学的就业
研究 and 创新 Centers
Houston is home to the largest medical center in the world—德州医学中心 (TMC). 首页 to the brightest minds in medicine, TMC nurtures cross-institutional collaboration, creativity and innovation through its 61 member institutions. From some of the world’s leading hospitals to the top research facilities, Houston institutions are making an impact worldwide.
Value of Construction Projects
In the field of health and medical technology, 德克萨斯医疗中心’s 创新 Institute coordinates the efforts of several life science-focused incubator and accelerator programs. The organization aims to help startup companies commercialize new medical technologies by providing access to the vast resources of the world’s largest medical center.
Venture capital and private equity investment in Houston life science startups totaled $161 million in ’18. 另外, the TMC Venture Fund aims to invest $25 million in early stage health care tech companies in Houston.
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