Bioscience Industry

An Industry of Opportunity

For decades, bioscience has been identified as an industry of opportunity for Greater SATX. Often referred to as the “Home of Military Medicine” and the new destination for precision therapeutics, San Antonio is at the intersection of military, commercial and academic assets that will help us grow our bioscience eco-system.


San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SAPPT)

A Leader in Precision Therapies

R & D Leaders changing the world through Precision Therapies.

In 2019, Southwest Research Institute, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, The University of Texas at San Antonio, and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) united to form the San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics (SAPPT). SAPPT leverages each institution's exceptional strengths to advance precision therapies and grow the bioscience ecosystem in the San Antonio region.

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Bioscience & Health Care in Greater SATX

A Healthy Start

San Antonio offers desirable real estate options for health care and research facilities. Let us help you get a healthy start in San Antonio.

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Economic Impact




Location Quotient


A History of Innovation

In Greater SATX

1 in 6 People

are employed in Bioscience and Healthcare.

Projected Job Growth


2020 to 2024


50K New Jobs

2009 to 2019

Military & DoD


Greater San Antonio is the epicenter of Military medicine with the largest military health complex in the U.S. located here. In addition to hospitals and rehab facilities available to San Antonio’s veterans and active-duty military members, our private sector also partners with the military on scientific innovations and research projects.

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More Than


health professionals staff Brooke Army Medical center, the “Home of Army Medicine.”

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Brooke Army Medical Center's

U.S. Institute of Surgical Research

The military’s only burn unit.


More than

2K Military, Private Collaboration Projects

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Headquarters of Air Force’s

59th Medical Wing

in S.A.

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Home of Navy Medicine

Education and Training Command

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Fort Sam Houston

Army’s Medical Department Center and School

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As both the research and development capital of Texas and a central part of national health care, the bioscience industry in San Antonio offers myriad opportunities for growth.

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Entry-Level Salary


Average Salary


Top Posted Occupations

  • Registered Nurses
  • Technicians
  • Scientists

Top Three Posted Skills

  • Lab Proficiency
  • Management
  • Nursing

Top Three Posting Employers

  • Christus Santa Rosa
  • Methodist Hospitals
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio)

Top Completed Programs

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) - The city’s top employer and educator trains over 3,200 students in more than 55 degree programs.

University of the Incarnate Word - The UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine trains primary care osteopathic physicians to meet community health needs.

Alamo Colleges District - Health and Bioscience institute offers health-career preparation programs.

Source: Emsi Job Posting Data, Q2 2020

Bioscience Partners

To learn more about San Antonio’s thriving bioscience and health care industry visit BioMedSA. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to growing the bioscience community and promoting San Antonio as a city of science and health.

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If you’re ready for a career in bioscience, San Antonio is ready for you.

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Amber Gilbert

Senior Vice President, Business Development

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