WA at a Glance

Welcome to We Work For Health Washington. We’re dedicated to promoting the economic benefits of life science business and research for Washington state's economy and patients around the world. We Work For Health seeks to educate our elected leaders, the news media and the communities they serve about these key contributions of the life science sector in our state.

Featured Events
  • Innovation and Impact: Roundtable Discussion with Senator Patty MurrayApril 23, 2014

    On April 23, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, Washington State University President Dr. Elson Floyd, University of Washington President Michael K. Young, and other Washington state academic and life sciences business leaders joined a forum hosted at Seattle Children’s Research Institute to discuss a new study on the economic benefits of partnerships between the life sciences industry and academic research institutions. The event hosted more than 70 individuals, including key stakeholders in economic development, patient advocacy and private-sector life science enterprises.

  • Governors Clinical Trial ForumSeptember 23, 2013

    Governors Jay Inslee (WA), Steve Bullock (MT) and Dannel Malloy (CT) joined leadership from We Work for Health, PhRMA, ZymoGenetics, Benaroya Research Institute and Seattle Genetics for a panel discussion on the important role of clinical trials in developing the next generation of life-saving biopharmaceuticals. The conversation focused on the benefits to patients participating in clinical trials as well as the economic benefits to communities that host trials. 

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vendor maps

Our vendor and supplier mapping project illustrates the biopharmaceutical industry's investment in our state economies and in the health of the patients we serve.

  • relationships 1,704 vendor relationships
  • spending $433,366,284 vendor spending
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Partner Spotlight
Northeastern University
Northeastern University

Northeastern University – Seattle is Washington’s first private research university and provides the region with talent, partnerships, and a strong knowledge base.

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Vendor Spotlight
MPI Research
MPI Research

Specializing in small molecules, biopharmaceuticals, chemicals, medical devices, and veterinary products, MPI Research is the largest single-site preclinical CRO facility in the world – with more than 1 million square feet and nearly 600 animal rooms.

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