Life Sciences & Healthcare Committee


The Life Sciences and Healthcare Industry Committee of Beacon Council works to further develop the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry in Miami-Dade County by supporting programs and initiatives focused on recruitment, expansion, and retention of health and life science-based business.

The Committee has developed four subcommittees to help implement its work:
  • Marketing/Branding
  • Talent Development/Retention
  • Innovation/Disruption
  • Roster Development

Committee members serve as a source for industry knowledge at trade shows and in the media. The committee works to develop business development leads, support business visitations, provide ideas for successful companies to be recognized, and support the One Community One Goal industry recommendations.

Committee Goals:
  1. Support and promote local life science and health care industry education and training programs
  2. Promote existing industry assets
  3. Promote Miami as a Pharma Hub
Create opportunities for innovative start-ups to connect with established companies.


Referent: Sam Blatt, CEcD Director, Economic Development Miami-Dade Beacon Council;

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Source: Miami – Dade Beacon Council




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