re: German Biotech: The BioValley Rules

From: Amara Graps (
Date: Tue Jan 09 2001 - 06:44:40 MST

From: Randy Smith (
>The valley formed by the Rhine River,[...] It's hard to
>believe this charming stretch of Europe also has arguably the highest
>concentration of biotech companies in the world and has yielded some of the
>industry's biggest IPOs of the past year.
>excerpted from

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory, EMBL, has a large facility
in Heidelberg (others in Grenoble, France.. and elsewhere). They are
next door to me at the top of the hill in our part of the Rhein
valley, we share a gate, roads, etc. EMBL is either driving some of
this biotech research, or they are a big part of it. It's obvious from
the outside too: For the last 3 months they have been undergoing
massive construction, now in the middle of building a couple new
research buildings, and a large parking garage. I hear that they are
looking for researchers, so if you looking for work ...



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