Actelion is a Swiss biopharmaceutical company founded in 1997.  Located in South San Francisco, our US offices are situated in the hub of California's pharmaceutical and biotech development region. Today with about 2,500 people in 30 countries we focus on discovery, development and marketing of innovative drugs for highly unmet medical needs Actelion combines the innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and flexibility of biotech with the financial, risk management, regulatory and commercial discipline of a large pharmaceutical company. We have ambitious plans to keep improving and growing – and are looking for people as innovative as ourselves.


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