Illinois is one of the leading states in Life Sciences in the USA. It is the headquarters of both USA and international global companies like Abbott, Abbvie , Baxter, Takeda Pharmaceuticals , Astellas Pharma, and Siemens Healthcare. Two German companies have recently announced substantial expansions of their operations in Illinois- Vetter Pharma and Fresenius Kabi. The State boasts of several renowned teaching hospitals and medical schools including Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Medical School, the University of Chicago Medical Centre and Medical School and Rush University Medical Centre. Illinois actively supports both start-up and expanding life science companies and offers incubator and technology campuses, seed and venture capital and a well qualified workforce with skilled graduates. If your company is planning to expand its business into the USA, Illinois offers a central and strategic location with the right supports your company needs to succeed in the USA.
The State of Illinois Office of Trade and Investment offers several services free of charge to foreign companies who wish to expand their busineness to the United States. In addition the office promotes trade between Illinois manufacturers and foreign distributers or agents. We invite you to our stand to meet our Illinois medical manufacturing companies and our State representatives who can assist you with your USA project.