Overview

Biotech covers a wide range of scientific study into living organisms and can be applied to health, medicine, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and the food industry. The Biotech industry is involved in research and development and work in the laboratory or field but there are many other jobs available in areas such as management, administration, sales, teaching, finance and legal support.

Biotech is a fast growing sector in the UK and is expected to employ increasing numbers of people over the next few years especially in the East of England.

Suffolk has a rising number of high profile Biotechnology companies and this is supported by a state-of-the-art Biotech laboratory at the and also has close links with one of the world’s leading centres for Biotechnology at Cambridge.

Norfolk has its own research park based in Norwich which is a partnership between the UEA (University of East Anglia), the John Innes Centre, The Genome Analysis Centre and the Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital. There are over 40 businesses within the Norwich Research Park.

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Suffolk’s biotech industry employs approximately 3000 people and consists of 36 biotech companies.

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Laboratory Technician Apprentice - Benevolent
Closing Date:
31st July 2020
Salary:
£182 per week
Location:
Babraham, Cambs
About the employer BenevolentAI Limited create and use artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to transform the way medicines are discovered, developed, tested and brought to market. Our 250 employees are spread across three sites - London, Cambridge and Ne...
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Apprentice Pharmacy Dispenser- Clare Pharmacy
Closing Date:
3rd August 2020
Salary:
£182
Location:
Clare, Suffolk
Clare Pharmacy is an independent NHS pharmacy providing NHS services to the local community. We also provide over the counter medication and Health and Beauty products. It is situated in the same two of Clare in Suffolk and serves a wide area between Haverhil...
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Celebration of Achievement
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Event Date:
29th June 2020
Location:
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
We would be delighted if you could join us to celebrate the successes and achievements of our students at West Suffolk College, at this year’s Celebration of Achievement digital event on Monday 29 June. Due to the circumstances, we are hosting this event onlin...
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STEMtastic LIVE
Event Date:
11th July 2020
Location:
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
This year, the exciting celebration of STEM will be held on Saturday 11 July ONLINE as our first STEMtastic! LIVE Marty Jopson will be delivering a Live session to start the day. The day will include sessions for primary, secondary and teacher CPD. The virtual...
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Employers - Do you have staff in need of work due to Coronavirus restrictions?
Food production opportunities may be able to cover gaps in paid hours.
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Christina Koch sets female space flight record
Nasa astronaut completes the longest ever single spaceflight by a woman.
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