According to the most recent Cell & Gene Therapy Skills Demand Survey, the anticipated 2024 rate of growth has already been achieved by the end of 2021. Total employment in the UK Cell & Gene Therapy sector is at around 7,000 people, more than half of whom are in Bioprocessing roles.
There is clearly a fast-growing workforce in Biomanufacturing in the UK, requiring people with a diverse range of skills. Career opportunities are far-reaching and exciting, and there seems to be an increasing openness from ATMP (Advanced Therapy) businesses to train people up who come from other industries, such as mainstream Pharma / Biopharma or Food companies.
To learn more about potential career opportunities in the Cell & Gene Therapy sector, please get in touch for a confidential discussion!
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