Life Sciences & Medical Technology

Pasco County is integral to Southwest Florida’s reputation as an epicenter of medical innovation. Our region is home to numerous institutions – University of South Florida, University of Tampa, and Hillsborough Community College to name a few – that offer industry-specific programs. Students dig into coursework that enables them to seek employment and contribute their skills to regional assets like the Moffitt Cancer & Research Center and others. This industry has grown by 22.27% over the past five years with 192 jobs needing to be filled over the next three years.


  • Average Industry Wage
    in Pasco County
    $48,962


  • TOTAL EMPLOYMENT
    FOR INDUSTRY IN MSA
    10,943


  • 5 YEAR EMPLOYMENT GROWTH
    FOR INDUSTRY IN MSA
    26.34%


  • NO PERSONAL STATE
    INCOME TAX


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Industry Snapshot

“We are excited to begin our next phase of expansion and greatly appreciate the genuine hospitality and support that officials from both Pasco County and the State of Florida provided to us in our search process.”
— Brian McNeill, President and CEO of TouchPoint, Inc., the parent company of TouchPoint Medical

Life Sciences & Medical Technology Companies

  • Amgen
  • Bausch+Lomb
  • Baxter
  • Biotica Pharma
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Catalent
  • ConMed Linvatec
  • Covidien
  • Crestmark Pharmacy
  • Henry Schein
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Life Sciences Advanced Technologies
  • LifeLink
  • Lions Eye
  • Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Ortho Technologies
  • Pharmaworks Inc.
  • Suncoast Clincal Research
  • TouchPoint Medical, Inc.

Recent News

  • Medical device maker wakes up a bedroom community
    March 15, 2019
    Business Observer

    Say goodbye to the era of Pasco County being one big “bedroom community” that supplies workers to companies in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. 
    Read Full Article


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Life Sciences & Medical Technology
Tom Ryan
Economic Development Manager

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Toll free: (888) 60-PASCO | (888-607-2726)
Telephone: (813) 926-0827 ext. 228
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