Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Initiatives 2010 Released

May 3 2010

There was standing room only at Battelle's presentation of its new report. Mitch Horowitz's overview covered both the encouraging growth in most bioscience sectors and the challenges still facing the industry.

Bio tech covers 4 major sectors:

* Agricultural feestock and chemicals

* Drugs and pharmaceuticals

* Medical devices & equipment

* Research, testing & medical laboratories

Employment grew in all but the drug sector. Mr. Horowitz noted that pay in biotech jobs iacross positions is attractive, nearly always exceeding median pay for similar work in other industries.

More info and the full report can be downloaded at Bio's website.