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The IMD:

- Consists of 560 acres
- Houses 2,200 hospital beds
- Has 29,230 employees
- Receives 75,000 visitors daily
- Is the nation's largest urban medical district
- Holds the nation's largest college of medicine (UIC)
- Is the State of Illinois' largest biotechnology/medical complex
- Is an economic engine for statewide biotechnology
- Provides incubation for approximately 30 emerging technology-based companies

The IMD Annually Generates:

- $3.4 billion in economic activity
- $3.1 billion in direct and indirect employment compensation
- $2.3 billion in goods and services
- $392 million in university research and development annually
- $100 million to State of Illinois and Cook County taxes