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Advancing Drug Discovery Professionals: ELRIG UK Collaborates with SRG

The European Laboratory Research & Innovation Group (ELRIG) UK, a non-profit organization led by volunteers in the field of drug discovery, has announced a new collaboration with SRG, a prominent player in life science recruitment. This partnership aims to support the career development of science professionals.

Through this alliance, members of the ELRIG community will gain access to various career opportunities, while organizations of all scales can leverage SRG’s specialized talent solutions to foster growth in the life science domain. The focus will be on assisting early career professionals (ECPs) in both industry and academia by offering forums and networking events where they can enhance their skills and expand their career prospects within the realm of drug discovery.

ELRIG serves as a platform that brings together experts from academia and the biopharma industry to facilitate the exchange of ideas and knowledge. By hosting free scientific meetings and conferences, ELRIG aims to disseminate cutting-edge information to the life sciences community. Additionally, the organization tailors specific activities for ECPs as part of its event series. On the other hand, SRG, a part of the Impellam Group, specializes in identifying the specialized talents required to support biotech and pharmaceutical research endeavors. Their role involves assisting life science companies of all sizes in recruiting, attracting, and nurturing emerging talents to ensure a bright future for candidates. Together, ELRIG and SRG are committed to providing valuable support to life science professionals, enabling them to gain industry insights, choose suitable career paths, and acquire the necessary skills for career advancement, thereby contributing to the growth of the drug discovery sector.

In a statement, Sanj Kumar, CEO of ELRIG UK, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, highlighting the shared goal of advancing the careers of early-stage professionals in the field of drug discovery. He emphasized ELRIG’s role in creating networking opportunities for ECPs, complemented by SRG’s expertise in enhancing skill sets and career progression, essential for navigating the diverse career paths and collaborations available in the industry.

Andrew Turner, Managing Director at SRG, emphasized the increasing demand for STEM professionals due to technological advancements and growing competition. He underscored the alignment between ELRIG’s dedication to nurturing early talent and SRG’s mission to create opportunities for professionals in the life sciences sector. The partnership aims to empower individuals and businesses within these industries to shape a better future.

Early career professionals are encouraged to participate in the upcoming webinar titled “AI at the Frontier: Empowering Early Career Professionals in Drug Discovery” scheduled for 1 pm BST on April 24, 2024. Link to the webinar