Health & Life Sciences

Providing end-to-end solutions to complex challenges to create and sustain well-functioning and thriving health systems and communities.

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Underpinned by the aging population and ever-increasing health equity and access concerns, this market focuses on the growth of digital health and need for increased?speed-to-market of new medicines – resulting in increased contract manufacturing to respond to demand for enhanced health system readiness.?

Jacobs’ deep subject matter expertise across diverse scientific, infrastructure, environmental and digital domains in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, health governance,?health infrastructure, and operations advisory provides market differentiation and distinct competitive advantage.

When it comes to health system and response challenges and life sciences, we’ll?provide?our best care so you can?provide?yours.

  • 100 +

    healthcare projects representing over $45B in construction costs

  • $ 1 B+

    documented healthcare savings since 2005

  • 30 +

    major academic medical centers

We’ve been working with?healthcare providers and biopharmaceutical companies around the globe for more than 50 years and are the largest professional services provider to the biopharmaceutical industry. We have a detailed and nuanced understanding of their clinical, operational and business performance requirements and we understand the challenges they face in managing their healthcare environment today while planning for tomorrow. We leverage deep subject matter expertise across diverse scientific, infrastructure, environmental and digital domains, to deliver the very best solutions so they can bring their very best to the patients and families counting on them.?

Don't just take our word for it though,?Engineering News-Record?ranks Jacobs No. 1 in both Healthcare facilities design and Pharmaceuticals.?

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Health system governance

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We advise governments, healthcare agencies and organizations on creating and implementing new pathways for effective decision-making, resource management and operational environments.?We focus on system structure, policy frameworks, oversight mechanisms, financial models, healthcare coalitions and accountability.

Health operations advisory


We advise healthcare executives, service providers and corporate partners on pathways to remain people-centered, while making services accessible, affordable and integrated. We provide strategic, operational and digital advisory and implementation support to improve quality of care, optimize service delivery and enhance the safety of patients and healthcare workers.

Health infrastructure


We serve health system operators and providers, academic medical centers and research institutions and the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies across the full asset lifecycle from funding, planning, design and procurement to construction, asset management, commissioning, and operations and maintenance. We provide end-to-end solutions that respond to our clients’ needs by delivering innovative facilities that are sustainable to operate and enhance economic, social and environmental outcomes.

Supporting critical infrastructure as part of the holistic health system

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We work with critical infrastructure operators as they continue to evolve their understanding of the role they play in keeping communities healthy and well as part of a holistic health system,?? providing environmental, engineering, scientific and advisory solutions that support improved public health outcomes.

Life sciences

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We’re proud to hold longstanding partnerships with the world’s leading Life Sciences firms. From designing a facility to manufacture transformative therapies, to accelerating the delivery of life-saving products, we help our clients solve their most important challenges.?

Our aim is to give the best minds of today the platform to create the cures of tomorrow.?

As our clients work to meet aggressive timelines, we strive to be the catalyst for innovation. We provide end-to-end project delivery from a trusted partner in a fast, smart and safe way – on time and within budget.?

With more than half a century’s relevant experience to draw upon, this adds up to a total one-stop facility service for our clients.?

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