Novartis U.K. Site Closure Plan Shakes British R&D Community Anew
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
British R&D has taken another knock with news Novartis is closing its respiratory center in the county of West Sussex, England as part of the Swiss group’s wider R&D realignment worldwide. The planned move would mean the loss of up to 371 positions at the Horsham center.
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