Tampa General Hospital and Tampa Bay Economic Development Council Partner to Grow the Tampa Medical and R
The partnership aims to establish Tampa as a globally renowned destination for world-class
clinical care, academics, research, and biotechnology.
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council today announced a partnership to expand and enhance Tampa's burgeoning Medical and Research District. This district, inspired by renowned medical districts in the nation's greatest cities, houses a growing hub of world-class clinical care, academics, research, and biotechnology anchored by one of the largest academic health institutions in the nation Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.
Together through this partnership, the Tampa Medical and Research District will attract renowned clinicians and researchers, resulting in increased access to experts, cutting-edge research, education and technology for patients and students. Serving as a collaborative, economic engine for the greater Tampa Bay area, the district will stimulate new partnerships, and create prosperity through new jobs, thriving industries and a healthier population in this region. Additionally, and based on a study by the Washington Economics group, the district is expected to ultimately generate over $8.3 billion in annual economic impact to the state of Florida every year, and support more than 57,900 jobs.
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