DENVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioSpace, the leading life sciences employment and news website, launched the 2014-2015 BioMidwest Hotbed map campaign spotlighting the life sciences community in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.
BioMidwest is a leader in biotech and pharmaceutical employment with 11 percent of all job postings on BioSpace originating in this region in 2013. The life sciences sector in this area also shows significant signs of growth, evidenced by an 11 percent jump in the number of jobs posted in the Midwest from 2012 to 2013.
"The BioMidwest Hotbed map is a vibrant portrait of the Midwest's leading biotechnology organizations and research institutions," said Emily Chereck, product manager at BioSpace. "The BioMidwest Hotbed hosts some of the nation's leading life sciences employers, and we're excited to showcase them on this map."
To learn more about the companies on this year's BioMidwest map, visit the BioMidwest Hotbed home page. Each Hotbed campaign member has its own home page, directing visitors to participating company profiles with their job listings, contact information and more. In addition, Hotbed campaign promotional items will be displayed at industry trade shows and BioSpace Career Fairs.
BioSpace Hotbed campaigns have promoted thriving regions of the life science industry for nearly 30 years - attracting talent and investments for participating companies and organizations. Hotbed map participants regularly include biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, industry service and supply companies, research institutes, non-profit organizations and universities.
BioSpace.com provides biotech, pharmaceutical and clinical research jobs to a wide audience of industry professionals. BioSpace.com serves as the leading resource for biotechnology careers, news and resources. For nearly 30 years, BioSpace has helped accelerate recruitment, communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders within the life sciences.
A Dice Holdings service, BioSpace.com powers DeviceSpace.com, a key resource for medical device and diagnostics jobs and industry information, as well as ClinicaSpace.com for clinical research jobs and industry information.