With the astonishing growth of its market, the size and scope of its talent pool and world-class technological infrastructure Singapore is fast emerging as a global powerhouse in the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sector in Singapore.
30 of the sector’s world leaders now have regional bases in Singapore and have jobs available to those with the right skill set. Amongst them are Genzyme, GSK, Abbott, Lonza, Novartis and Sanofi to name but a fraction. To conceive new products for Asian and Global markets, many of these global giants have set up partnerships with Singapore’s wide array of research institutes, corporate labs and state hospitals.
Areas of development include immunology, medical biology, genomics, bioengineering, molecular/cell biology, bioimaging and clinical sciences. This includes drug discovery, translational and clinical research. Intellectual property arrangements in Singapore far surpass its neighbours. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms in Singapore have built 30 manufacturing units, producing state-of-the-art medical products. This makes working in Singapore in this sector one of the most career-enriching experiences achievable worldwide. With the substantial growth of the industry, finding work is simpler than many competing cities and regions.