Health and Life Sciences
GSI Helps Build the Health and Life Sciences Industry & Build Your Business
Health and life sciences are a significant industry in our region’s economy, employing 18.5% of the total workforce in Spokane County alone. It is one of our fastest growing industries and plays an important role in the quality of our lives. GSI works to support the creation of business and job growth opportunities for this industry.
GSI knows that working together toward a common goal is key to success for the region. GSI partners with a number of local businesses and organizations, our education community, our area hospitals and clinics, research firms and many others to support and grow our life and health sciences industry including Providence Health Care, Rockwood Health System, Health Sciences & Services Authority, and many more.
What Does This Mean for YOUR Business?
- GSI works to make sure you have the qualified talent to meet the needs of your business. Some of our programs like Business AfterSchool, a series of open house events for students, educators, parents and community organizations, provides awareness of Spokane’s high-demand industries for students highlighting new technology, research, development and innovation.
- Advocates at the local, state and federal level, and leads and supports in collaboration with partners major community initiatives like Life Sciences Spokane.
- In collaboration with partners, leads precision recruitment efforts and markets the Spokane region to life and health sciences companies through AdvantageSpokane.com.
GSI Invites You to Participate
GSI’s Health Care Committee focuses on health care innovation and affordability by focusing on policy and its impact on workforce, health care delivery, small business and more. Its Health Industry Development Group, comprised of executive-level industry leaders, links health care to public policy and economic development.