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Massachusetts leads U.S. in biotech R&D jobs

Monday, October 10, 2011

Though it may be small, the state of Massachusetts continues to lead the U.S. in biotechnology research and development jobs, with 26,807 such positions. And companies in the state garnered almost a quarter of all venture capital flowing into the sector nationally, an all-time high share for Massachusetts. And the pace of employment growth in the overall biopharma industry is second only to much larger California.

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