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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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Virus Contamination in Biomanufacturing

In an interview with Pharmaceutical Technology, Robert Kiss, PhD, gives the inside scoop on PDA's TR 83: Virus Contamination in Biomanufacturing.

PTC Therapeutics Leases 101,000 Sq. Ft. at New Jersey R&D Campus

Biopharma PTC Therapeutics has signed a seven-year lease for over 100,000 square feet at the New Jersey Center for Excellence campus in Bridgewater. The New Jersey-based company will relocate from its current site in South Plainfield and occupy three floors spanning a total of 101,500 square feet at the 48-acre research and development campus, at 1021 US 202/206. The campus comprises eight buildings, primarily laboratory or research and development facilities, and is anchored by nutritional health company Nestle Health Sciences, chemicals firm Ashland and drug producer Amneal Pharmaceuticals. Learn More