Probably big American biomedical companies, like Johnson & Johnson or Pfizer, are the most popular between public. But Europe can also offer professionals big opportunities working in their most successful biomedical corporations. Of course, most of these companies are multinational and have production and R&D centers over the world. But attending to their headquarters we can list just some of them by country. Let´s start with UK Companies:
British Biomedical & Pharma companies
Glaxo Smith Kline, with 100.000 employees headquartered in Brentford (London) Established by a merger of Glaxo Wellcome and Smith Kline Beecham. AtraZeneca an Anglo–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company with headquarters in Cambridge.
German Biomedical & Pharma companies
Bayer AG Headquartered in Leverkusen, with more than 120.000 employees and in recent years has also purchase Monsanto. Boehringer Ingelheim group, that is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim. Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, a 270.000 employes health care company based in Bad Homburg. Merk Group (not to be confused with american company Merk & Co) headquartered in Darmstadt Germany. Siemens Healthineers (formerly Siemens Healthcare, Siemens Medical Solutions, Siemens Medical Systems), is a medical technology company and is headquartered in Erlangen. Dräger, it´s a big german medical equipment manufacturer for hospitals.
Swiss Biomedical & Pharma companies
Novartis,a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company based in Basel. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by both market capitalization and sales. Hoffmann-La Roche, a pharma and diagnosys swiss multinational that also controls the American biotechnology company Genentech
French Biomedical & Pharma companies
Sanofi S.A. (merge of Sanofi and Aventis) based in Paris, has 110.000 employees and is the world’s fifth-largest by prescription sales .
Spanish Biomedical & Pharma companies
Griffols, HQ in Barcelona (Catalonia), its´s one of the bigest blood plasma-based products producer in Europe. Almirall a spanish pharma company also located in Barcelona
So, are you interested finding an Biomedial Engineering intership or a job in Europe? As you can see Europe is plenty of pretigious biomedical & Pharma companies than can offer you a successful career.