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Life sciences workforce trends evolve with the industry

As the biotech industry grows and shifts within an increasingly global economy, so does its need for talent that spans discovery through commercialization.

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Figure 2: US regional demand for the life sciences industry jobs.


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  2. The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) Life Sciences Workforce Trends Report 2014 <>

  3. Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Industry Development 2012 <>

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Nugent, K., Lindburg, L. Life sciences workforce trends evolve with the industry. Nat Biotechnol 33, 107–109 (2015).

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