National drug company looks to double team of researchers

in World · 19-04-2018 14:25:00 · 0 Comments

Portuguese drug company Bial wants to double its current team of 104 researchers over the coming years, to ensure the development of new projects that enable it to keep invoicing going up by double digits.

Speaking to reporters at the inauguration of the works to expand and renovate its Research & Development centre in Trofa, near Porto, Bial CEO António Portela said that 25 of the 100 or so new scientists they want to hire will be recruited this year and in 2019.
He told the reporters that the aim of the new R&D team was to ensure innovation and the speed of developing new projects that guarantee the company keeps growing in double digits in terms of invoicing.

Bial’s revenue increased 17 percent in 2017 to €270 million.



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