ProClinical Life Sciences Recruitment Blog

Top 10 biotech companies to watch in 2016

Posted by Peter Hogg

25/05/16 10:30

The biotechnology industry has long been dominated by blue-chip pharmaceutical giants, with firms such as Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, Roche and Pfizer taking the lead. However, there are numerous other biotech companies that have quickly established a strong foothold in the industry, with some even likely to outperform the current market leaders over the coming years. The biotechnological market is continuing to evolve and develop, and faster approval times and innovative new treatments are greatly assisting the sector's growth. In 2007, the biotech industry generated revenues well in excess of $75bn

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Topics: Life sciences news, Top 10 blog

How can robotics change the pharmaceutical industry?

Posted by Peter Hogg

18/05/16 10:00

As demand for new drugs and medicines grows, pharmaceutical companies are continuously looking for new ways to increase productivity, leading to an increased reliance on automated equipment and robotics. These changes in ways of working will revolutionise many areas of the industry and are likely to have an effect on jobs.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Digital health

Top mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical industry

Posted by Peter Hogg

13/04/16 11:30

2015 was marked with top pharmaceutical companies making record-breaking mergers and acquisitions that for the first 10 months totalled a massive $367.6bn. Pharmaceuticals in the USA was the biggest source of merger activity with deals worth $271.4bn. 2016 is already predicted to be a big one for merger activity, with deals up from $20.5bn in the same period a year ago.

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Topics: Life sciences news

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Hubs in the USA

Posted by Darren Whyte

15/03/16 09:30

Looking for a job in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries or a regulatory affairs job in theUSA? Well, you have come to the right place. The US pharmaceutical industry is booming right now. Here, we'll explore the top places to land a competitive job in the life science fields, key companies, figures on revenue and employment, and evidence of growth. 

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Topics: Life sciences news, Top 10 blog

Top 10 Contract Research Organisations (CROs) to Watch in 2016

Posted by Peter Hogg

07/03/16 09:30

Contract research organisations (CROs) have become essential to the pharma, biotech, and medtech industries by supporting clients’ efforts to test, refine, and market the latest pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Our list of the world's top CROs profiles the industry's leaders and emerging companies. 

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Topics: Life sciences news, Clinical research, Top 10 blog

Is Cambridge the new centre of the UK pharma industry?

Posted by Peter Hogg

08/09/15 15:29

The UK has one of the world's largest pharmaceutical industries, steeped in both history and innovation – two things that it shares with the city of Cambridge. With an increasing number of pharmaceutical companies choosing Cambridge as the site of their global or European headquarters, could the city be set to become the new centre of the pharmaceutical industry in the UK, or even Europe? 

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Topics: Applying for jobs, Life sciences news

Top 5 emerging innovations in pharma

Posted by Peter Hogg

12/08/15 18:29

As biology and technology become ever more closely intertwined, new opportunities are emerging to improve healthcare through the use of innovative digital technologies. Here's a glimpse at some of the great strides that innovation teams within pharmaceutical companies are making in the exciting field of digital health. 

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Topics: Career advice, Life sciences news, Digital health

Pharma's top 10 employers and job creators revealed

Posted by Peter Hogg

29/07/15 18:23

A recent industry report of employment in pharma highlights some interesting findings as to which companies are creating the most new jobs in the pharmaceutical industry. Here we can reveal who the biggest employers are in pharma, and which companies have been busiest with their recruitment. 

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Topics: Applying for jobs, Life sciences news, Top 10 blog

How genome sequencing is aiding drug research and development

Posted by Peter Hogg

06/07/15 15:58

One of the most innovative and fast moving fields in healthcare is genomics, which encompasses the sequencing and analysis of the human genome (our complete set of DNA). Genomics is enabling pharmaceutical companies to take a more personalised approach to drug development and will lead to safer and more effective drugs. Here's how genome sequencing is aiding drug research and development.

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Topics: Life sciences news, Digital health

Who are the top 10 pharmaceutical companies in the world?

Posted by Peter Hogg

15/06/15 15:47

The ten largest pharmaceutical companies in the world account for more than a third of the industry's total market share according to the World Health Organisation. Here we look at who the current top ten companies are, and some of their leading products and therapies. 

*For a more up-to-date version of this list see the world's top 10 pharma companies 2016.*

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Topics: Life sciences news, Top 10 blog