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Life Sciences

Charleston | SC is a globally competitive and highly attractive metro for life sciences. With 75+ medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, research laboratories, biomedical research, and service companies, anyone interested in life sciences can find opportunities here.

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Charleston has become a powerhouse of innovation and research in life sciences. Start your career in one of the fastest growing industries in South Carolina.


MUSC in Top 5 for Innovation Impact from Research

Lab Technicians

Over $284M+ in yearly research funding at the Medical University of South Carolina

Medical Logistics

10 major hospitals | 135+ medical facilities | #14 mid-size metro for healthcare job growth over five years – join Charleston’s growing healthcare team

Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Charleston’s life sciences sector is growing rapidly with 75+ medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, research laboratories, and service companies

Pharma Manufacturing

#3 mid-size metro for pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing growth


Charleston is home to a growing tech community and Class A office space with research and lab capabilities

Nurse / RN

Ranks #14 among mid-size U.S. metros in growth rate of healthcare jobs over the past five years

Why Charleston for Life Sciences Innovation

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Charleston Life Science News

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MUSC Joins in Race to Find COVID-19 Vaccine

Trident Medical Center Physician First in the Carolinas to Implant Next Generation Device to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

MUSC Health Performs Lowcountry’s First Plasma Transfusion to Treat COVID-19

Trident Tech Making Reusable Masks for Healthcare Workers

Vikor Scientific to Release COVID-19 Testing

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