Evonik lays off 2,000 staffers; Eu­rek­aBio gets $40M for vi­ral vec­tor pro­duc­tion; Sarep­ta un­fazed by No­vo-Catal­ent deal

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Evonik has cut 2,000 staff mem­bers in the first phase of its “re­or­ga­ni­za­tion pro­gram,” ac­cord­ing to a com­pa­ny re­lease on Mon­day. The pro­gram, an­nounced last Sep­tem­ber, is set to de­fine the com­pa­ny’s new struc­ture and is an­tic­i­pat­ed to save around €400 mil­lion ($437 mil­lion) by the end of 2026.

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