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Medtech jobs weekly snapshot: UK health and technology R&D campus gets green light

From 2 April to 9 April 2021, 13,202 medtech jobs were posted worldwide, according to the GlobalData jobs analytics tool. Thousands of new medtech jobs could soon be coming to the UK, as proposals for a new R&D campus in Birmingham have been recommended for the green light.

Between 2 April and 9 April 2021, 13,202 medtech jobs were posted worldwide by 354 companies, according to the GlobalData jobs analytics tool.

This was a return to typical listing numbers following the previous week, when only 9,025 jobs were posted.

The majority of listings came from Danaher Corp, which posted 1,117 jobs, followed by Sonova Holding with 821 and Biotronik with 737.

Sonova inaugurated one of Switzerland’s first-ever carbon-neutral offices into its operations this week. The Sonova Wireless Competence Centre will be home to its subsidiary Phonak Communications, which manufactures wireless communication systems and intelligent hearing protection devices, piggybacking off Sonova’s hearing aid technology.

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus set for green light

Proposals for a new R&D campus in Birmingham, UK have been recommended for the green light.

An application for the Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) has been brought forward by the University of Birmingham and Bruntwood SciTech. The site would comprise of approximately 10.6 acres of land, located in close proximity to both the University of Birmingham and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

One operational, the development is expected to create 2,146 jobs. A further 2,950 jobs could emerge due to the direct and indirect impact of the development on supply chain businesses throughout the West Midlands.

Source: https://www.medicaldevice-network.com/

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