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Job O
pp
ortunities in Life Sciences
pp
Swiss Biotech Association
HeikeBihlmann
ProjectManager
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Project

Manager
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obs
@
swissbiotech 2011
,
June 24
,
Biozentrum Basel
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Agenda
▸Introduction –Swiss Biotech Association
▸Biotech companies in Switzerland
▸Career possibilities in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
▸Different working area
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Swiss Biotech Association–The voiceofBiotech
Swiss Biotech Association
▸The national industry association 'Swiss Biotech Association' (SBA)
was founded in March 1998.
▸Today over200 companies and institutions represent the
nationalindustryassociation.

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▸Activities of member companies span different sectors of
biotechnology including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, agriculture,
food, environmental biotechnology, and specialty chemicals.
Core Services and Platforms
Therapeutic
Biologics
Nanotech
International
Marketing
MemberServices
CoreServices
Cross-Promotion
Administration
Cleantech
Communication
Representation
International Affairs
Public Affairs
Nutrition
Cleantech
by
Biotech
Regulatory
Issues
BioActors
–Jobs
Number of biotech companies in Switzerland
Source: Swiss Biotech Report 2011, SIX Swiss Exchange
Number of employees
7
Source: Swiss Biotech Report 2011, SIX Swiss Exchange
Biotechnology –Colour Code
Carreer possibilities in all ‚Colours‘ of Biotechnology
▸White Biotechnology (industrial BT) ▸Fermentation and biotransformation of chemicals and natural products & raw materials.

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▸Development and production of (bio)pharmaceuticals, vaccines and diagnostics.
▸GreyBiotechnology (environmental BT)
▸Identification and decontamination of harmful products.
▸BlueBiotechnology (marine BT) ▸Use of marine or
g
anisms for
p
harmaceuticals, nutrition, cosmetics and new materials.
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▸Green Biotechnology (agricultural BT) ▸Transgenic plants for nutrition and as renewable raw materials for sustainable chemistry.
Working area in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
▸Different activities in the company, depending on the size of the
company, are either organized in departments or outsourced.
Preclinical
Development
Regulatory
Affairs
Marketing
& Sales
Drug
Discovery
ResearchClinical
Development
Support
functions
Working area in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
▸Search for new substances and biotechnological products
for different thera
p
eutic areas.
Drug
Discovery
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▸Required graduate: PhD, Masters Degree in Chemistry,
Biology, Biochemistry
Research
▸Further development of the promising products from the
Discovery phase by different in vitro studies and
development of new assays, methods and technologies.
▸Required graduate: PhD, Masters Degree in Chemistry,
Biology, Biochemistry
Working area in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
▸Implementation and supervision of preclinical studies
(
Toxicolo
gy,
Pharmacolo
gy,
Anal
y
tics etc.
),
Mana
g
ement of
Preclinical
Development
(gy,gy,y),g
the preclinical phase including strategy, timelines and
budget.
▸Re
q
uired
g
raduate: PhD
,
Master De
g
ree in Chemistr
y,

qg,gy,
Biology, Biochemistry, Veterinarian
▸Transfer from preclinical into the clinical phase. Planning
and evaluation of clinical studies, mentoring the projects in
close cooperation with doctors, hospitals and project
Clinical
partners.
▸Required graduate: PhD, Masters Degree in Biology,
Biochemistry and Human medicine
Development
Working area in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
▸Responsible for the compliance of regulatory requirements
given from the authorities like BfArM, FDA, Swissmedic etc.
Regulatory
Affairs
This is important for the whole drug development process
and includes GLP, GMP, GCP Guidelines.
▸Required graduate: PhD, Master Degree in Biology,
Biochemistry, Chemistry, Human medicine
▸Develo
p
ment and im
p
lementation of marketin
g
strate
g
ies.
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Communication and cooperation between different regions
and countries for a good admission on the market. Presence
on scientific congresses and fairs.
Marketin
g
&
▸Especially CROs, CMOs and equipment manufacturer need
scientists interested in Marketing&Sales activities.

Requiredgraduate:PhDMastersDegreeinBiology
g
Sales
Required

graduate:

PhD
,
Masters

Degree

in

Biology
,
Biochemistry, Chemistry and Human medicine
Working area in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
▸Support position in the field of administration and expert
knowled
g
e for
p
ro
j
ect mana
g
ement
,
business
Support
functions
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development, finance, Human Resources, patent laywers
▸Required graduate: PhD, Master Degree in Chemistry,
Biolo
gy,
Biochemistr
y,
Human medicine
,
Veterinarian
gy,y,,
+additional degree like MBA and specific advanced
training
Typical positions in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
▸Research Technician
▸Junior Electrophysiologist
▸Junior Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Typical differences: Big Company –Small Biotech
BigCompanySmall biotech
HR HumanResourcesDepartment for
p
rofessionalrecruitment
CEOand othercolleagues
handle therecruitment
p
rocess
p
p
IT SupportIT departmentto solvetheIT problemsSomebodywhoisgood in IT or
outsourced.
Marketing/
Big
departments
for
the
complete
CEOand
every
employee
Marketing/
Sales
Big

departments
for
the
complete
Marketing & Sales process
CEO

and

every
employee
,
includingscientists,representthe
company
Re
g
ulator
y
Bi
g
de
p
artment-involvin
g
clinicalOftenoutsourcedo
r
onl
y
Conclusion
:
gy
Affairs
g
p
g
researchactivitiesaswell as
registrationprocesses
y
preclinicaltopreparefor
partneringwithbigpharma
Conclusion
:

▸Big companies are looking for specialists in a well-defined area.
▸A smaller company needs ‘Allrounders‘ –because there are more tasks and “jobs” than
people.

A
smaller company often needs “Project Managers” as many functions are outsourced.
Thank you very much for your attention!