Is clean energy the sleeper tech industry in Boston?
Xconomy - 10/15/2014
Also, how jobs are counted makes apples-to-apples comparisons tricky. MassBio is deliberately conservative in how it counts employees and focuses on manufacturing and research and development activities in the state. According to one study done by the Dukakis Center for Urban & Regional Policy at Northeastern University, the Massachusetts life science industries in 2012 employed more than 113,000 when all related fields are included, such as R&D, manufacturing, and universities and hospitals. Nationally, Massachusetts has the most biopharma jobs with a higher concentration than New Jersey or California, the Northeastern report found.