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Does IP Stimulate Growth and Create Jobs? New European Data Says Yes

A new study shows the importance of intellectual property in stimulating jobs and productivity in the EU. Surprisingly, it illustrates pharma’s established position as an IP powerhouse, evidence that adds conviction to the views expressed by GSK CEO Andrew Witty and other industry leaders that growing cuts on drug pricing are limiting an industry that […]
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AstraZeneca to Slash 8,000 More Jobs (Updated 2/3/10)

Last year, AstraZeneca announced the elimination of some 15,000 jobs. Last Thursday, the London-based company revealed that it plans to lay off another 8,000 by 2014—this despite global revenue growth of 4 percent for 2009. Much of the drive for this addition labor sculpting stems from AZ’s desire to streamline its R&D; the company will […]
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Roche: New Hires Needed

Cheer up, pharma, not all the news is bad! Amidst the worst national job market since the early 1980’s, Roche Pharma Research in Nutley, NJ is looking to hire. Efforts are currently underway to find scientists and support staff in areas such as screening, safety, and bioanalytics. In addition to inflammation, the Nutley operation serves […]
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