ACADIA is headquartered near the Pacific Ocean and the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, one of the most breathtaking spots in San Diego.
San Diego is one of the top three biotechnology clusters in the country with major representation across all life science sectors, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, connected health, agriculture and bio-renewable energy. As a center for innovation, the region is anchored by major academic institutions including the University of California, San Diego, the University of San Diego and San Diego State University. San Diego is also home to research centers including the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, the Scripps Research Institute and the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.
Our employees enjoy all the benefits of living in San Diego, with its outdoor lifestyle, temperate Mediterranean-like climate, sandy beaches and 70 miles of stunning coastline. Where else can you ski in the morning and surf in the afternoon? Our diverse region has something for everyone—from golf to hiking, boating, swimming, and surfing—and a day of skiing at Big Bear is a short drive away.
Known as “America’s Finest City,” San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and the second largest in California. Situated around 120 miles south of Los Angeles, it is an ideal place to live, work and play. Spend the day at the world-famous San Diego Zoo, visit SeaWorld or Legoland, or take in a Padres game. The area also has a vibrant cultural scene, with the Tony Award-winning Old Globe Theatre, the La Jolla Playhouse, the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Opera. When it comes to recreation and entertainment, the options are endless.