Media Release: BioCity Scotland adds Kelly Services as new corporate partner in the hunt for talented scientists

BioCity with Kelly Services

GLOBAL recruitment leader, Kelly Services, has become the latest company to join the corporate partners of BioCity Scotland.

With a dedicated Kelly Scientific Resources team based at their Scottish hub in Glasgow, Kelly has come on board to support Biocity’s tenants source the best talent.

The company has a solid track record in recruitment of scientific staff at all levels for temporary, contract and permanent roles – from lab technicians to directors specialising in quality assurance, quality control, research and development and regulatory affairs; all essential roles in the development of new drugs and medical devices.

BioCity Scotland is the bioscience facility at Newhouse close to the M8 Corridor in Lanarkshire. As well as offering state-of-the-art equipped chemistry laboratory facilities to new and growing life science businesses, BioCity Scotland offers a range of support services to its tenants, with their future in mind.

Kelly is known as the world’s original recruitment agency, founded in 1946 by Mr Russell Kelly in the US, and has become a Fortune 500 company. It is the largest scientific workforce solutions company in the world, with a regional network of UK network offices, serving the biotechnology hubs and wider life sciences community.

Fraser Black, managing director of BioCity Scotland, said: “we welcome the expertise Kelly brings to our group of Corporate Partners who provide top quality support and advice to our tenants and wider BioCity family.

“Kelly has demonstrated its sector knowledge and the ability to provide global workforce solutions in our sector.

“Our Corporate Partners are just one important part of the range of services we offer to life science tenants who position their growing businesses in the BioCity Scotland premises here at Newhouse.”

“We have a range of ‘partners’ who work with us to provide everything a growing business needs including HR professionals, lawyers, IP and patent attorneys and accountants.”

Darren Orr, lead consultant in Scotland for Kelly, said: “In the UK, we are a leading specialist in scientific and engineering recruitment.

“We understand the needs of the scientific community because we are an active part of it, engaging with potential candidates and clients on a daily basis to fulfil their requirements.

“We are delighted to partner with BioCity Scotland and see the relationship as a key part of our presence in the life sciences sector in Scotland.

“We look forward to being of service to their tenants.”


Photo (l-to-r): Dominic Graham, Kelly Services, Fraser Black (seated) managing director BioCity Scotland, Samantha Shaw – Kelly, Darren Orr, Kelly.

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