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Top 10 biotech companies and Top 100 biotechnology places for jobs
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Biotechnology is a rapidly growing field. Software Engineers, watch out,  biotechnology jobs are bound to become the next hottest thing in future.

The Top Ten Biotechnology Companies* are:
1 Amgen - USA
2 Genentech - USA
3 Serono - Switzerland
4 Biogen Idec - USA
5 Genzyme - USA
6 Chiron Corp. - USA
7 Gilead Sciences - USA
8 CSL - Australia
9 MedImmune - USA
10 Cephalon - USA
11 Millennium Pharmaceuticals - USA
12 Genencor International - USA
13 ImClone Systems - USA
14 Actelion - Switzerland
15 Celgene - USA
16 MGI Pharma - USA
17 QLT - Canada
18 Nabi Biopharmaceuticals - USA
19 AEterna Zentaris - Canada
20 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals - USA
21 Enzon Pharmaceuticals - USA
22 Ligand Pharmaceuticals - USA
23 Berna Biotech - Switzerland
24 Acambis - UK
25 InterMune - USA
26 Cangene - Canada
27 Vertex Pharmaceuticals - USA
28 Protein Design Labs - USA
29 Innogenetics - Belgium
30 Neurocrine Biosciences - USA
31 Transkaryotic Therapies - USA
32 Icos - USA
33 United Therapeutics - USA
34 LifeCell - USA
35 Myriad Genetics - USA
36 OSI Pharmaceuticals - USA
37 Isis Pharmaceuticals - USA
38 Bioniche Life Sciences - Canada
39 Enzo Biochem - USA
40 ID Biomedical - Canada
41 Protherics - UK
42 ViroLogic - USA
43 ZymoGenetics - USA
44 Peptech - Australia
45 Antisoma - UK
46 Carrington Laboratories - USA
47 Cell Therapeutics - USA
48 Cambridge Antibody Technology - UK
49 Crucell - The Netherlands
50 Vernalis - UK
51 Bavarian Nordic - Denmark
52 MorphoSys - Germany
53 Anika Therapeutics - USA
54 ImmunoGen - USA
55 Corixa - USA
56 AnGes MG - Japan
57 SciClone Pharmaceuticals - USA
58 Kosan Biosciences - USA
59 ViroPharma - USA
60 Agenix - Australia
61 Tanox - USA
62 CV Therapeutics - USA
63 NeuroSearch - Denmark
64 Indevus Pharmaceuticals - USA
65 BioMarin Pharmaceutical - USA
66 Dyax - USA
67 MediGene - Germany
68 Maxygen - USA
69 Abgenix - USA
70 GPC Biotech - Germany
77 Cytogen - USA
72 Genta - USA
73 Vical - USA
74 NPS Pharmaceuticals - USA
75 ML Laboratories - UK
76 Vitrolife - Sweden
77 Cerus - USA
78 Encysive Pharmaceuticals - USA
79 Arena Pharmaceuticals - USA
80 Medarex - USA
81 Amrad - Australia
82 Life Therapeutics - Australia
83 GenVec - USA
84 Medivir - Sweden
85 Cell Genesys - USA
86 Inex Pharmaceuticals - Canada
87 Inspire Pharmaceuticals - USA
88 Myogen - USA
89 Targeted Genetics - USA
90 Epimmune - USA
91 Progenics Pharmaceuticals - USA
92 Active Biotech - Sweden
93 GroPep - Australia
94 Novogen - Australia
95 Unigene Laboratories - USA
96 Vicuron Pharmaceuticals - USA
97 Xenova - UK
98 Dusa Pharmaceuticals - USA
99 Senetek - USA
100 Valentis - USA

* Source: MedAdNews, 2004

Wikipedia also has a list of top 100 biotech companies at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bio..._companies


Top 10 biotech companies in India

1. Biocon
Established in the year 1978 Biocon, global biopharmaceutical enterprise is actively involved in the manufacturing and development of innovative technologies that includes large-scale chemical synthesis, microbial fermentation, mammalian cell culture, purification of protein & antibody and various aseptic formulations.

Chairman – Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw; Corporate Office – Bangalore, India | Sector – Private | Website – http://www.biocon.com

2. Serum Institute of India
Serum Institute of India Ltd. established in the year 1966 is the world's largest producer of Measles and DTP group of vaccines. The company manufactures life-saving Biologicals including Anti-Snake Venom and Tetanus Antitoxin serum, DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis) and MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) group of vaccines at affordable prices.
Chairman – Cyrus S. Poonawalla; Location: Pune, India |
Sector – Private | Website – http://www.seruminstitute.com

3. Panacea Biotech Ltd
Panacea Biotec established in the year 1976, has strong R and D capabilities with a wide range of pipeline including:
 Development various complex pharmaceutical generic compounds Technologies)
 Development of New Chemical Entities (NCE)
 Vaccines
Chairman – Soshil Kumar, Corporate Office – New Delhi, India |
| Business – Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology |
Sector – Private | Website – http://www.panacea-biotec.com

4. Novo Nordisk
Established in the year 1923, Novo Nordisk is the world’s leader in diabetes care, manufacturing broadest diabetes product that includes development of the most advanced products related to insulin delivery systems.
Chairman – Sten Scheibye, Corporate Office – Denmark,
Business -Sector –Pharmaceutical- Private | Website – http://www.novonordisk.co.in

5. GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
One of the earliest pharmaceutical companies in India is GSK India. It was established in the year 1924. The GSK India is an important group of manufacturing products of wide range of prescription medicines and vaccines in therapeutic areas such as dermatology, anti-infectives, diabetes, oncology, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. The company also manufactures vaccines for prevention of hepatitis A and B, invasive diseases caused by H. influenzae, chickenpox, DPT, cervical cancer, rotavirus, Streptococcal pneumonia etc.
Chairman – Chris Gent; Corporate Office – London, United Kingdom
Business –Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical,
Sector – Private | Website – http://www.gsk-india.com

6. SIRO Clinpharm
Established in the year 1996 the company provides a wide range of services including Clinical Operations & Clinical Monitoring, Clinical Data management, medical and scientific writing, biostatistics and statistical programming, clinical trial supplies management, pharmacovigilance.
Chairman – Dr. Gautam Daftary; Corporate Office – Thane, India | | | Business – Drug Development; Sector – Private | Website – http://www.siroclinpharm.com

7. Novozymes, South Asia
Novozymes a biotech company established in 1925 strongly focus on production of novel enzymes. The company’s biosolution provides everything from the removal of trans fats in food to advancements in bioenergy sources.
Chairman – Københavns Lufthavne; Corporate Office – Bagsvaerd, Denmark; Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore, India; Sector – Private | Website –www.novozymes.com

8. Zydus Cadila
Zydus Cadila, established in the year 1952, is a fully integrated, global healthcare company with complete healthcare solutions ranging from active pharmaceutical ingredients, formulations products related to animal health care to wellness products. The company is the only Indian pharma establishment that launched the world’s first drug NCE – Lipaglyn for treatment of diabetic dyslipidemia.
Chairman - Mr. Pankaj R. Patel, Corporate office-Ahmedabad, Sector- Private Website- http://www.zyduscadila.com

9. Indian Immunologicals
Indian Immunologicals Ltd. (IIL) was established in 1982 by The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) with the focus to manufacture Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine available to poor people at an affordable price. IIL provides a range of adult as well as child vaccines.
Chairman – Dr. Amrita Patel; Corporate Office – Hyderabad, India
Business-sector –Biotechnology-private; Website – http://www.indimmune.com

10. Wockhardt Ltd.
Established in the year 1960 Wockhardt Ltd. is an international manufacturer of biopharmaceutical formulations along with Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API).
An integrated multi-technology capability was developed by the company for manufacturing all types of dosage formulation that includes sterile injectables and lyophilised products.
Chairman – Habil Khorakiwala; Corporate Office – Mumbai, India;
Business – Sector Biotechnology and Pharmaceutics-private
Website – http://www.wockhardt.com
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hey,
i want 2 know the scope of biotechnology in india..
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am a graduate of biotechnology and i have the passion to work on these biotech industries.can please inform me if there is any opportunity of getting the job.Thanks!
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Hi dear,

You share good information about biotech companies, and biotechnology places.
I get a lot of help from your this post. Thanks for sharing this information here.
  

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