07/15/2012 22:44–Israel’s life-sciences industry is booming, leading recruitment firm Jobinfo said Sunday, citing the annualized 22 percent rise in demand for quality-assurance and regulatory-compliance personnel in the first half of this year.
According to Jobinfo, which specializes in hi-tech, finance and biomed, the data show that more life-sciences companies are being established than before, and more existing companies are moving to the production stage. It said medical-devices companies, the largest component of the life-sciences field, are particularly beholden to international pricing standards and therefore require quality-assurance and regulatory staff right from the beginning.
“The challenge for life-sciences companies was and still is the search for candidates with specific experience in the fields they are developing,” Jobinfo CEO Ilana Achimeir said. There are only a very small number of candidates qualified to work in the life sciences, she said, which differentiates it from other disciplines such as programming and hardware…Read More>>