Manufacturing

The innovative pharmaceutical industry is the leader in stable, qualified and female employment

In 2016, the industry hired 4,285 workers accounting for 11% of its workforce, and the total number of jobs reached 39,392

93% are permanent employees, compared to 74% of the Spanish economy, and one in three new contracts is for young people

59% are university graduates, compared to 42% of the average in Spain

Female employment is 51%, twice the average of other industrial sectors, and with the highest pay equity between men and women
 

The Economic Footprint of Selected Pharmaceutical Companies in Europe (WIFOR)

 

The pharmaceutical industry will have to invest around €200M in order to adapt their production lines in accordance with the medicines verification system

This is an initial investment which only looks at the adequacy of the machinery and the start up process
 

EFPIA – The Pharmaceutical Industry in Figures 2016

 
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The pharmaceutical industry reinforces its commitment of healthcare and safety for patients through the new Medicines Verification System

The investment needed to set up this initiative could amount to 20 million euros over four years
 

IFPMA. THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY AND GLOBAL HEALTH. FACTS AND FIGURES 2014

 
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The pharmaceutical industry leads in R&D investments compared to the other industrial sectors in Spain

It has been confirmed in the Cotec 2014 report:  “Technology and Innovation in Spain”
 

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