New life sciences industry growth score in the U.S. by cluster 2018

This statistic displays the weighted life sciences score in the United States as of 2018, by cluster, entailing the regions' propensity for new industry growth. The Raleigh-Durham Metro Area received a weighted score of 64.3, and thus was ranked fourth.

Ranking of U.S. life sciences industry growth potential in 2018, by cluster

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Supplementary notes

Ranking indicates a cluster's position among top life sciences market.
Weighting of scores:
Employment concentration: 20 percent
Employment growth: 10 percent
Establishments concentration: 10 percent
Venture capital funding: 15 percent
National Institute of Health funding: 10 percent
Market occupancy rate: 10 percent
Average asking rent: 10 percent
Total lab supply: 15 percent

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