Biologists in Industry

Biologists in Industry


Biologists in industry can become partners with pharmaceutical companies and suppliers of scientific products and services to research and test new products. They can also work in sales, marketing and public relations jobs. Biologists apply scientific principles to develop and enhance biotechnology products, tools and technological developments in areas such as agriculture, food science and medicine. Scientists in this field can work in genetic engineering, pharmaceutical development or medical technologies (such as nano-medicine) or as a laboratory technician or technologists.

Biologists in the field of education can deal with many specialties, such as:

  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Bio-engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biomedical technology
  • Nutrition
  • Food Technology
  • and other areas

In the Industry Sector, many Biologists work in the following Services (Indicative):

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Agro technology companies
  • Medical technology companies
  • Medical products companies