California Life Sciences (CLS) is the state’s largest and most influential life sciences advocacy and business leadership organization. With offices in Sacramento, San Diego, South San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington DC, CLS works closely with industry, government and academia to shape public policy, improve access to innovative technologies and grow California’s life sciences economy.
CLS members represent the diverse organizations required to support a productive and innovative life science cluster. These organizations range from some of the world’s most promising entrepreneurial start-ups to the top global life science companies, as well as leading research institutions and the industry’s most seasoned investors. In addition to diversity in size, our members also represent the full spectrum of life sciences, including biotechnology, medical device and diagnostic companies that are advancing medicine; digital health innovators blending technology and medicine to transform healthcare; agricultural companies improving food outputs; and bioindustrial organizations energizing the world.