For Immediate Release

Ranking List: Bayer a Great Place to Work for Scientists

Among the Top Worldwide

Leverkusen. Bayer is one of the companies worldwide offering the best jobs to researchers working in industrial companies. The Leverkusen-based Group came in among the top ten of the renowned ranking list 'The Scientist’s Best Places to Work in Industry'. This list acknowledges top companies following creative paths to achieve scientific progress.

 The ranking list is considered a key indicator for the most innovative research companies worldwide and is based on an annual survey of the scientific journal "The Scientist". In this survey, more than 2,200 scientists evaluate their working conditions according to a set of 43 criteria in the areas of research environment, management, integrity, communications, job satisfaction, training and development, remuneration and benefits, as well as policies and practices.

"As a research company, we are delighted about the good result for Bayer. It proves that we are a very attractive employer for successful researchers," stresses Dr. Thomas Bieringer, Head of Corporate Development Innovation and Speaker of the Innovation Community at Bayer.

DuPont ranks at the top of the list. Bayer comes in eighth, followed by Abbott Laboratories and Pfizer. In another combined ranking list for large and smaller companies, Bayer takes place 27 of the top 40 worldwide. Training and development as well as remuneration and benefits were named as the company's special strengths. The U.S. company Epizyme features at the top of this list.

To view the complete Best Places to Work in Industry lists, please click below:

    Top 10 Large Companies
    Top 40 Companies

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