P.E.I.'s bioscience sector launches new HR strategy
P.E.I.'s bioscience sector has launched a new human resources strategy that it hopes will grow the industry by 2020.
There are more than 40 bioscience companies on Prince Edward Island, employing more than 1,500 people, with a target of adding another 100 annually over the next five years.
The industry also hopes to double revenues by 2020. The goal of the HR strategy is to help make that happen.
"That kind of growth in a brain power business like the biosector requires people," said Rory Francis, executive director of the P.E.I. BioAlliance.
"So one of the things we pay a lot of attention to in growing the sector is how do we make sure we can recruit, retain, train the kind of high quality individuals both here and people coming into P.E.I. that we need."
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