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Life Sciences

The workforce is the beating heart of Scotland’s life sciences sector. It’s the people that propels our life sciences and biotechnology community into the global market, making Scotland one of the world class leaders in the industry.

Scotland currently has the highest amount of emerging life sciences startups from across the UK. With its thriving biocluster, it is home to both innovation and emerging opportunities.

This makes life sciences a key growth industry, accounting for over half of Scottish University research funding and employing over 35,000 people. The sector aims to double its economic contribution by 2020, and through job creation we are committed to helping the life sciences industry realise its ambition.


Life Sciences Recruitment

We keep our finger on the pulse of the ever developing life sciences recruitment sector. We’ve been supporting the industry’s growth since 2003.

From startups to large organisations; we connect the best people with successful employers.

We act as the bond between our clients and candidates, matching exceptional talent with emerging and world-class businesses.

We’re proud to be regarded as one of the most respected life sciences recruitment specialists in Scotland. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Production and Manufacturing
  • Microbiology Scientists
  • Crytosporidium Scientists
  • Analysis
  • Genealogy
  • Lab Operations
  • Quality Engineers
  • Commercial roles
  • Executive appointments

Our recruitment consultants provide up to date expert knowledge as the industry continues to evolve. We support scale throughout each of the growth stages across permanent, temporary, contract and executive appointments.

We’ve already helped many life sciences businesses to succeed with the right talent. We know we can help you too. Let’s talk.


Keith Tocher

Associate Director

With a background in Operational Management and Media, Keith Tocher joined Eden Scott in 2010. He currently heads up the Manufacturing, Science and Technology team delivering bespoke services to a wide range of clients across Scotland and the wider UK, with a particular focus on early stage, high-growth technology businesses.

0131 550 1130

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