Industry and academia rethink analytical chemistry | June 5, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 23 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 23 | pp. 16-18
Issue Date: June 5, 2017 | Web Date: May 31, 2017

Industry and academia rethink analytical chemistry

With demand soaring, drug service and other firms are challenged to keep talented scientists in the lab
Department: Business
Keywords: employment, analytical chemistry, pharmaceuticals

The analytical chemistry business is booming. Contract manufacturers have significantly expanded their analytical labs in recent years to keep pace with regulatory requirements and customer demand for data. At dedicated analytical service firms, business is growing as drug companies and customers in other industries seek out backup resources for their in-house labs and manufacturing plants.

That growing demand is creating lots of analytical chemistry jobs. The sometimes-repetitive nature of the work, however, often leads chemists . . .

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