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California is home to the largest concentration of life sciences organizations in the world, directly employing 481,888 people, with average annual earnings of $117,333, and indirectly employs another 930,000. This results in more than 1.4 million people employed due to life sciences innovation within the state. California received more than $4.59B in NIH funding in fiscal year 2019, driving the incredible pace of innovation, more than any other U.S. state by at least 25%. Investments in STEM education, entrepreneurship and workforce development initiatives, diversity and leadership and a business climate that leading the life sciences ecosystem (the life science industry generates over $372B in economic activity overall)… the Golden State is where life sciences legacies are built.