Cushman & Wakefield: Life Sciences on the Rise

The global life sciences industry has been on the rise, growing more rapidly than ever over the past decade—well before the pandemic struck. In fact, its trajectory only accelerated throughout 2020 and into early 2021—with demand for its products surging and access to capital continuing to greatly expand in both periods. This report offers insight into this emerging sector of the economy that is creating numerous opportunities for college graduates and generating demand for new academic programs that support life sciences research.