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Pros and Cons: Working in Small Life Sciences Companies vs. Large Organizations

Is your dream job with a large organization or a small company? It’s common for life sciences professionals to have a preference one way or the other when considering employment opportunities. While many people might have a primary reason for desiring to work at a small company or a large organization, most individuals haven’t really compared the differences and the implications on their career. Are you impressed by large established organizations? Or, do you seek out innovative start-ups and small companies? To help with your career planning, we’ve compiled a list of the major pros and cons when working in small companies versus large organizations!

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Case Study: Rubius Therapeutics

This video, produced by G-Con, tells the story of how prefabricated PODs were delivered in 8 months to Rubius Therapeutics' cGMP facility in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Meeting their aggressive timeline and providing speed to market for clinical manufacturing.

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Breaks Ground on Expansion of North Carolina Facility

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies broke ground this week on its North Carolina facility expansion project. The 31,778 square foot addition includes the expansion of its cell culture and microbial manufacturing trains through the addition of new recover and purification suites. The North Carolina site will increase its cell culture manufacturing capacity by approximately 25% and microbial capacity by approximately 50%. A new receiving warehouse is also included in the project. FDB expects that the increased production capacity will be ready for cGMP manufacture by mid-2021. Learn More