Biotechnology salary in Pakistan
Look dear, biotech is a subject which is really in a boom state .The $28 billion biotechnology industry, in a broad sense, uses organisms, cells, or molecules isolated from cells to make products or solve problems. Scientific breakthroughs in the 1970s allowed companies to capitalize on biotechnology techniques to make products ranging from better pharmaceutical drugs to the enzymes. Today, the industry's nearly 1, 457 companies employ more than 179, 000 people in research, development, manufacturing, sales and other types of jobs. The biotech industry is predicted to employ a large number of people, with hundreds of high-paying scientific and technical jobs, coming open every year.
India is becoming the major biotechnology industry & there has been seen huge development & growth in Indian Pharmaceutical market. The biotech industry in India is expected to grow to $4.5 billion by 2010.With this several companies and institutes of biotechnology have come up in the recent timee that will generate many jobs in biotech. India has the vast pool of talented scientists with techno savvy government. Foreign investors as well as Indian corporates are thus investing into this sector. Further with the formation of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) within the Ministry of Science & Technology, the major breakthrough medical & plant biotechnology, research & regulatory affairs have been done. Along with this, the National Institute of Biologicals (NIB), New Delhi has also been established for doing research, clinical studies and manufacturing. With this there are now numerous biotech jobs in India both for freshers and experienced.
Biotechnology is the stream where technology is combined with the biology for research & development. It is used in medicine, agriculture, living organisms, industrial & manufacturing process et al. In India, all the courses are regulated by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology under the Government of India. Candidate can join the colleges, institute or university for the graduation in biotechnology. In this B.Sc. B.E., B.Tech. can be done. After this student can then opt for the Master's programme in biotechnology. To enter into PG one must have done graduation in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Microbiology.
Research & Development:
Research and Development is the chief component of biotechnology. So from the entry level to the higer position, every type of biotech job in this segment is available. You can become a Scientific Director, Scientist, Research Associate, Research Assistant, Bioinformatics Scientist/Engineer, Bioinformatics Analyst/Programmer, Molecular Modeler, Facility Manager/Supervisor (Animal Sciences), Veterinarian, Lab Assistant or Glasswasher.