Massachusetts biotech companies thrive during pandemic, report finds

The Massachusetts biotechnology industry appears to be thriving, despite a national stock slump and the ongoing COVID pandemic.

A report from the industry group MassBio found more than 106,000 people worked at drug companies and life science research institutions in 2021 — 13% more than the previous year. The industry continued to add jobs in research, development and manufacturing, even as some companies have laid off workers. read more