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Industry Insider Index

Interested in a job in industry? Get the inside view on the sectors which employ scientists, the people who work in industry, and the resources that can help you land your dream job.


Which industry sectors are looking for your talents? Who's hiring? What are they looking for? What do they have to offer?

In the Footsteps of Archimedes: Mathematicians Working In Industry

The European Steel Industry

The Nanoworld Under a Magnifying Glass

More Commercial Awareness for the European Biotech Industry

The University in Corporate Clothing

Food for Thought: Functional Foods

The Changing Face of Catalysis

Telecoms: In Search of New Services

European Biotech: Hang in There

Biotech: Get Ready to Scale Up

FMCG: Creating the Next Consumer Craze

Bioinformatics—Seen From a Start-Up’s Perspective

Substances From the Sea

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Consumer Goods

Cheminformatics: Your Personal Ticket Into the Thriving Biotech World?

Make Things Happen


What is it like to work in industry? How do you get hired? How can you progress your career? What are the pitfalls and rewards?

A Look at Health Care Biotech

Functional Food: People

Catalysis: People

Telecoms: People

Steering Biotech Through Difficult Waters

Biotech Scale Up: People

A Truly European Biotech Entrepreneur

FMCG: People

An Angelfish in a Sea of Haddock (Or, a Physicist in the Pharmaceutical Industry)

Clinical Trials: A Year in Clinical Trials Research

Women in Science: Academia or Industry?


Career development resources that can help you explore those industry careers and find the job you're looking for.

Functional Food Resources

Catalysis: Creating Bonds between Academia and Industry

Telecoms: the Career-Space Web Site

Networking to a Biotech Career

CD-ROM Review: Scientists in Business

Career Advice Package Review: Building Careers That Fit

Site Review: The BioIndustry Association