Tampa Medical and Research District

Tampa Medical and Research District

Driving Innovation + Collaboration

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Tampa General Hospital and USF Health Morsani College of Medicine have partnered with the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council to create an epicenter of life sciences in downtown Tampa.

Inspired by renowned medical districts in the nation’s greatest cities, Tampa now houses a growing hub of world-class clinical care, academics, research, and biotechnology anchored by one of the largest academic health institutions in the nation — Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.

In partnership with the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council, the Tampa Medical and Research District is building an inclusive ecosystem to attract top talent and world-class innovation, serving as a catalyst for job creation and a healthier, more prosperous region.

The Tampa Medical and Research District is attracting renowned clinicians and researchers, resulting in increased access to experts, cutting-edge research, education, and technology for patients and students.

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Medical and Research District Assets | Tampa General Hospital

Innovation, Collaboration, and Partnership with USF and Tampa Bay EDC

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New and Emerging Projects

tgh surgical neuroscience transplant tower icon Began construction on the Taneja Surgical, Neuroscience & Transplant Tower - An intersection of technology and human ingenuity with best-in-class providers, modern equipment, and state-of-the-art facilities.
state of florida with target on tampa icon Celebrating the topping out of the TGH Behavioral Health Hospital - The first and only Freestanding Academic Behavioral Health Hospital in FL, opening in 2024.
 Opened TGH Kennedy Emergency Center - Our new, freestanding emergency room near downtown Tampa.
bus with trailing dashes icon Launched TGH District Connect - Providing dedicated, direct transportation to Medical & Research District locations.

Economic Impact Once Completed

buildings icon $8.3 Billion Annually Total Economic Impact
bar graph icon $4 Billion GDP
house with dollar sign icon symbolizing household income $2.4 Billion Household Income Created
gears icon 41,500 Jobs Created and Supported Annually
map pin icon $798 Million In Federal, State, and Local Fiscal Revenue
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TGH's Master Facility Plan

TGH is already making strides towards enhancing the Tampa Medical and Research District with the TGH Master Facility Plan. This is the largest master facility plan in the organization’s history and is designed to continue to grow our capacity to meet the increasing and ever more complex healthcare needs of our community and beyond.

Get Involved

Join TGH and the Tampa Bay EDC in creating a world-class Medical and Research District for our community! Learn more about the life sciences and healthcare sector in Tampa Bay and ways to get involved with the Medical and Research District.