SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

February 17, 2011 06:10 ET

Massachusetts -- "Das ist Gut" for Merck's $75 Million Global Life Science Research Center, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 17, 2011) - Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Old-school pharma leader Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) chose Billerica, Massachusetts, as the location for one of four global life science research hubs. Located on the existing site of its U.S. biopharmaceutical branch EMD Serono, the new facility will eventually employ 200 scientists, of which 100 will be new hires. The other three research centers are located in Germany, Switzerland and China.

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