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Whether you’re just starting your career or looking to advanced in your current position, you can find what you need along the 78 Corridor. The 78 Corridor has made a name for itself for the prosperous careers in life sciences and technology, but we also boost thousands of jobs in finance, marketing, sales, facilities management and more. Look no further, Innovate 78 has just what you’re looking for.


The Corridor boasts opportunities for education, from Pre-K onto higher education. Home to California State University San Marcos, as well as vital community colleges, the Corridor sets our residents up for success and provides a wealth of talent to companies looking to succeed on the innovative market. Consistently ranked one of the world’s top life sciences program, UC San Diego is also a short drive down the road.

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The 78 Corridor is constantly moving. The 78 Corridor is proudly home to innovative businesses, big and small, that are redefining innovation. Explore some of them here.

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"Many people are relocating to this area to live closer to work. Every day we meet families that are new to Escondido and North County who are looking for opportunities to learn and play as a family."

Javier Guerrero Executive Director, San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

"Vista, the 78 Corridor and San Diego’s North County provide the infrastructure and an abundance of qualified talent for our company.  The support of the local governmental agencies has enabled us to grow our business."

David S. Shiffman Director-Human Resources & Administration

"We've seen an incredible amount of innovation and entrepreneurship in the area. From the many microbreweries in the area, to advanced manufacturing companies, to new technology startups...we see the potential for significant sustained growth."

Dan Hendricks Owner, Open Source Maker Labs

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