Navigation Links
Science survey ranks top biopharma employers
Date:10/1/2009

Science annual survey of Top Employers polls employees in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, and related industries. Respondents to the web-based survey are asked to rate companies based on 23 driving characteristics, including financial strength, easy adaptation to change, and a research-driven environment.

This year, Genentech, Inc., of South San Francisco, California, again receives top honors in a ranking of the world's most respected biopharmaceutical employers. The company has placed first in seven out of eight years that Science has carried out this survey. Boehringer Ingelheim of Ingelheim, Germany, comes in a close second, with Genzyme of Cambridge, Massachusetts, completing the top three.

This year's survey identified 17 other top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, making up a top 20 of biopharma employers.

The rankings, determined from a study conducted by an independent research firm commissioned by the business office of the journal, will appear in a special business feature of the 2 October 2009 issue.

Like Science's 2008 ranking of biopharma employers, the 2009 survey sought to identify the companies with the best reputations as employers, based on over 2,300 survey responses from readers of Science and other respondents in industry. Survey participants came from North America (73%), Europe (15%), and the Pacific Rim (8%); 85 percent worked in private industry.

Survey responses were analyzed by The Brighton Consulting Group, which used a mathematical process to assign a unique score to rate the companies' employer reputation. Each company received a ranking, for example, on the basis of whether it treats its employees with respect, whether its work-culture values align with employees' personal values, and other factors.


'/>"/>

Contact: Natasha Pinol
npinol@aaas.org
202-326-7088
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. National Science Foundation funds systems biology study of crop drought responses
2. Combining sun, sand and science in the Bahamas
3. Bio-optics breakthroughs: Highlights of medical and bioscience research at Frontiers in Optics 2009
4. Geological Society of America honors Judge Jones for upholding science in the classroom
5. Dr. Richard Feinman to speak on the science of diabetes and diet on Oct. 2
6. Louisiana Tech University receives grant to advance women in engineering, science
7. Wisconsin Center of Excellence in Genomics Science established
8. MSU licenses plant oil enhancement technology to BASF Plant Science
9. WPI receives $1.3 million in federal awards for ongoing research in the life sciences
10. Synthetic Biology Project receives 2 National Science Foundation grants
11. Science Coalition commends Presidents strategy for innovation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/13/2017)... According to a new market research report "Consumer ... Administration, and Authorization), Service, Authentication Type, Deployment Mode, Vertical, and Region - ... to grow from USD 14.30 Billion in 2017 to USD 31.75 Billion ... ... MarketsandMarkets Logo ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... April 11, 2017 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company, announces the appointment of independent Directors Mr. Robin ... its Board of Directors, furthering the company,s corporate governance and ... Gino Pereira ... look forward to their guidance and benefiting from their considerable ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... KEY FINDINGS The global market ... CAGR of 25.76% during the forecast period of 2017-2025. ... for the growth of the stem cell market. ... MARKET INSIGHTS The global stem cell market is segmented ... The stem cell market of the product is segmented ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... as treasurer for the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association ... , The HBA Mid-Atlantic chapter board meets in person once each quarter and ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... increasingly being developed with Wi-Fi connectivity to reduce the amount of wiring in ... room. In addition, compact mobile devices including infusion pumps, heart and hypertension monitoring, ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... cells for research and the development of cardiac regeneration therapies. The development ... numbers of cardiomyocytes (hPSC-CMs). Due to varying differentiation efficiencies, further enrichment of ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... , ... Vortex Biosciences , provider of circulating tumor cell (CTC) capture ... using Vortex microfluidic technology ” in Nature Precision Oncology on May 8th. The ... and Dr. Matthew Rettig at the University of California, Los Angeles. The publication describes ...
Breaking Biology Technology: