Region set to add thousands of new cell and gene therapy jobs in decade ahead, study says

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An independent study released this week is forecasting thousands of new jobs in the Philadelphia region’s cell and gene therapy and “connected health” industries in the decade ahead.

The study — commissioned by CEO Council for Growth, the University City Science Center and University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative — found the region has about 4,900 people working at cell and gene therapy companies, contract manufacturing organizations, biopharma companies, research organizations or research hospitals in the cell and gene therapy fields. Another 700 people in the region work in connected health, digital health, telehealth or mobile health.

 

Read more at Philadelphia Business Journal.