2014

Washington, D.C. Biotech Featured On BioSpace Map BioCapital campaign highlights region's life sciences community

DENVER, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioSpace, the leading life sciences employment and news website, launched the 2014-2015 BioCapital Hotbed map campaign spotlighting the life sciences community in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C.

In addition to being a global hub for commerce, government and education, the BioCapital region represents a key corridor for activity in the life sciences. The area continues to be a leader in biotech and pharmaceutical employment with the number of job openings posted to BioSpace increasing 29% from 2012 to 2013. The BioCapital region now accounts for 10 percent of all job openings on BioSpace, a strong indicator of the area's recruiting energy.

"The BioCapital map offers a compelling portrait of the area's thriving life sciences community featuring the 'Who's Who' of the bioscience and pharmaceutical industry," said Emily Chereck, BioSpace product manager. "We're confident this year's campaign will continue the legacy of connecting highly qualified investors and professionals with the outstanding life sciences companies in the area."

This year's participants include Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, OriGene Technologies, Inc., Strategic Diagnostics Inc. and Technical Resources International Inc.

To learn more about the companies on this year's BioCapital map, visit the BioCapital 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.

About BioSpace

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.

Press Contact:
Angela Ponulak
Marketing Manager
BioSpace
515-313-2064
angela.ponulak@healthcallings.com

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