21 September: Sistemic, UK: Sistemic, a growing and successful biotechnology company, recently recruited a new Senior Bioinformatician with TalentScotland’s help. Sistemic and TalentScotland share a mutual goal of attracting ‘new blood’ from the international life science market to Scotland.
The new recruit Max Bylesjo, originally from Sweden, moved to Scotland to work at Sistemic in bioinformatics and was grateful to TalentScotland for all the information they provided. Max was recently interviewed by TalentScotland and talked about his work at Sistemic, his perception about living in Scotland, and his future goals http://bit.ly/Maxinterview
Sistemic specialises in targeted miRNA profiling technology (SistemRNA™) for drug discovery and stem cell therapy development and its employees are very proud of their Scottish connections. Jim Reid, CEO of Sistemic, is a Scot and talented businessman. He freely admits that in his view Scotland projects an “excellent business environment” for life sciences and a range of other modern industries.
Reid, who has many years experience of working for pharmaceutical and biotech companies across Europe and in Switzerland, said: “Scotland has a great deal to offer, new technologies and applied knowledge continue to emerge from our world-class universities, driving the development of spinoff companies”.
Jim Reid recently gave an interview to TalentScotland about the origins of Sistemic and his hopes for the future of the company http://bit.ly/Jiminterview