Why locate your life science business here?
Why is Chicago a great location?
Breathtaking architecture * Open climate that promotes business development * Large and well-educated scientific work force * Supportive state and local governments * Extensive cultural support for visitors and expatriates * Venture capital to help companies develop and expand
Great access on a global and national basis * Access to 3 major airports (O’Hare, Midway, & Milwaukee) * Virtually any location in the U.S. can be accessed in a one day trip * Non-stop air service to major business centers around the world * Accessible rail connections
Life Science Businesses
The U.S is the largest pharmaceutical market in the world * 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)