About the Industry
Life sciences are often defined as any branch of science that deals with living organisms, their life processes, and their interrelationships.
The Kansas City region is at the heart of the KC Animal Health Corridor, which stretches from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri. Companies in this corridor account for more than half of total worldwide animal health, diagnostics and pet food sales.
Within the Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the life sciences sector has an annual economic impact of $9.2 billion.
The life sciences economic sector includes companies engaged in research and development, manufacturing and bioinformatics.
Education in the Northland
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Companies in the Northland
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