Advice on careers in Industrial Fermentation

As part of our biotechnology campaign we are reviewing a selection of careers that are available to you if you are considering a career in the biotech industry. Today we are looking at careers in Industrial Fermentation.

Within the life science sector the use of industrial fermentation processes is on the increase as more and more CRO’s (contract research organisations) or CMO (contract manufacturing organisations) use it to develop and manufacture recombinant proteins.

With a career in Fermentation you will have the option of working across the globe as many companies as the processes are used everywhere; however in the UK most hubs are located in:

  • Central Belt of Scotland
  • Teesside in North East England
  • Liverpool in North West England
  • Cambridge and Slough in South East England

Click here to watch the Fermentation video for more information

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CK’s biotech campaign – a career in Medical Devices

As part of our biotechnology campaign we are reviewing a selection of careers that are available to you if you are considering a career in the biotech industry. Today we are looking at Medical Devices.

Medical Devices covers a wide range of product groups, including disposable items such as face masks and syringes, through to surgical implements and instrument monitoring. Covering all the life science industries, medical devices is a diverse industry to work within and demand for qualified, motivated people is on the increase.

For more information on a career in Medical Devices click here to watch our video

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Careers in Protein, Peptides and Antibodies

As part of our biotechnology campaign this month we are doing a feature on some of the positions we are seeing a high demand for. Working with proteins, peptides and antibodies is one of those were companies are looking to employ talented individuals. With variety of roles open to you including Fermentation Scientist (click here to watch our Fermentation video), Synthetic Chemist, or work in areas like protein purification, quality control or assay development.

Manufacturers of proteins, peptides and antibodies can be found across the country, but industry hubs in the UK are in:

  • Cambridge
  • Slough
  • Central Belt of Scotland
  • Teesside in North East England
  • West Midlands
  • North West – Liverpool/Manchester

Click here to watch our video on this sector and how you can secure yourself a position

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CK Science launch biotech campaign

This month CK Science is focussing on careers in the Biotechnology sector by launching a mini, video-led campaign aimed at graduates and recent entrants into the industry. Our aim is to give a better understanding of the careers available in the industry, and the skills most employers need.

The growth of biotechnology in the UK has been phenomenal and in recent years we have noticed a dramatic uplift in the demand for biotech professionals. This is largely due to a large number of biotech businesses emerging to explore new and innovative therapies. As a recruitment consultancy specialising in the scientific industry we are uniquely positioned to identify employment trends and skills shortages so feel we can share our expertise and knowledge with those that need it most.

Click here to visit our biotech campaign site

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