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Janssen opens state-of-art research center

Janssen Pharmaceutica has opened a new 68 million euro, state-of-the-art research center at its headquarters in Beerse, Flanders, De Tijd newspaper reports.

The new building will house all 300 researchers at the facility. Research at Janssen, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, focuses on the central nervous system, oncology and metabolic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.

The 300 research staff at Beerse represent a quarter of Johnson & Johnson’s worldwide pharmaceutical research personnel. Last year, some 868 million euro was spent on basic research in Beerse, up from 805 million in 2002 and 775 million in 2001.


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29 October 2004

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