2024 Life Sciences Trends to Watch

6 trends that will shape the industry within the categories of ecosystems and geographies, advancing innovation and strategic partnerships

January 15, 2024
  • Maddie Holmes
  • Mark Bruso

Technological advancements such as additive manufacturing, closed-loop continuous systems and AI are driving significant disruption in the life sciences industry. This convergence – combined with new scientific breakthroughs and sustainable innovations – is creating abundant opportunities for life sciences companies, investors and developers. One reflection of this is apparent in forecasts for future therapies by molecular type:

As a result, there is a need for a comprehensive reassessment of traditional real estate and facilities strategies. Forward-thinking life sciences organizations have the chance to apply these trends to their real estate and facilities, and carve out a niche in the ever-evolving industry.

So, what will matter most in the year ahead? Explore the six trends driving the life sciences industry forward in 2024:

  1. Everything is hyperlocal
  2. It’s an occupier’s market
  3. Sustainable design and operations
  4. Doing more with less
  5. Wave of new modalities
  6. Patent cliff is the perfect storm for M&A

Discover the trends that have a unique and long-term impact on your locations, workplace environments and overall portfolio.

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