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Uniting the Bay Area Life Science Industry – Biocom California

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The Bay Area is the birthplace of biotech and the regional life science community is among the most vibrant in the world.  Life science innovation and manufacturing can be found all around the bay and is loosely clustered into six micro-clusters:  San Francisco Mission Bay, South San Francisco, the Peninsula, Hayward/Fremont/Pleasanton, Berkeley/Emeryville, and the North Bay. 

Biocom California supports the industry and its workers with networking eventsprofessional committeescapital developmentregional and local policy initiativesworkforce development, and business savings programs

2020 Economic Impact of Life Sciences in the Bay Area

  • Economic Impact: $139.3B
  • Life Science Establishments: 3,390
  • Direct Jobs: 145,190
  • NIH Research Funding: $1.87B

2020 Economic Impact Reports

See all Biocom California’s 2020 Economic Impact Reports here.

Biocom Bay Area Members

Biocom California’s Bay Area members include: 

  • Global bio-pharmaceutical companies 
  • Biotech, medtech, digitial health and synthetic biology companies 
  • Incubators and accelerators 
  • Startups 
  • Service providers 
“Biocom California is a top notch service organization. They really go out of their way to support their members. And, they’re connected to the key suppliers in the life science space so it would be hard to find a better value on the market.”
Scott Andrews, Procurement Manager, 10x Genomics
“The Bay Area is the birthplace of biotech and Silicon Valley, and as such is a concentrated hub of creativity and innovation. Our mission here is the same as it is in San Diego and Los Angeles; unify the region with attention to the particular needs of each micro-cluster, and listen to our members so that we provide the resources they need to succeed.”
Michelle Nemits, Executive Director, Bay Area

A full member directory can be found here.

Connect with us to learn more about our Bay Area initiatives or to join Biocom California at  [email protected].

Bay Area Office

1 Tower Place, Suite 150 
South San Francisco, CA 94080 
(415) 943-9375
[email protected]