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A list of companies in the US that hire people in the field of organic chemistry (including closely related titles such as medicinal chemistry, synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, etc). This list has companies listed by state.


All companies included on this list have had at least one organic chemistry job posted in the last four years (2015-2019). For additional details about the past job postings of an individual company contact us via email.





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Alabama (AL)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Ascend Performance Materials Decatur, AL Home of the specialty chemicals group. Particularly hydrogenation and esterification. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Avanti Polar Lipids Alabaster, AL CRO, chemical supplier. Produce high quality lipids (phospholipids, sphingolipids, sterols, etc). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Birmingham, AL Focus on rare disease therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Birmingham, AL R&D and production site. Medical device and drug delivery business. Biodegradable/bioresorbable polymers. Process chemistry.
Mitchell Cancer Institute Mobile, AL Discover, develop, and deliver innovative solutions that will improve cancer outcomes. Nucleosides, nucleotides, phosphorus chemistry, isotopic labeling. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Serina Therapeutics Huntsville, AL Developed a proprietary drug delivery polymer technology based upon the polymer poly(2-oxazoline). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Southern Research Institute Birmingham, AL Non-profit research institution with four divisions (Drug Discovery, Drug Development, Engineering, and Energy & Environment). Small molecules, peptides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
ThruPore Technologies Tuscaloosa, AL Advanced materials company focused on the development of high performance catalysts for the chemical industry. Synthetic chemistry.

Alaska (AK)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)

Arizona (AZ)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Polymer Chemistry Innovations Tucson, AZ Services include R&D, process development, specialty polymer synthesis, and commercial production. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) Phoenix, AZ Non-profit medical research institute. Medicinal chemistry.

Arkansas (AR)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Albemarle Magnolia, AR Manufacturing plants for bromine and bromine chemicals.
FutureFuel Batesville, AR Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

California (CA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AbbVie South San Francisco, CA Stemcentrx location from 2016 acquisition by AbbVie. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Abide Therapeutics San Diego, CA Serine hydrolase inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Acadia Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Therapies for CNS disorders. Process chemistry.
Achaogen South San Francisco, CA Antibacterial research. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Acme Bioscience Palo Alto, CA CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
ActivX San Diego, CA Utilize proprietary discovery platform (metabolic disease and oncology). Medicinal chemistry.
Aculon San Diego, CA Create surface and interfacial coatings leveraging nanotechnology and other surface modification techniques. Highly ordered nano-scale films called Self-Assembled Monolayers of Phosphonates (SAMPs). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Aduro Biotech Berkeley, CA Develop diverse immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Advenchen Labs Moorpark, CA Small molecule kinase inhibitors. Medicinal chemistry.
AerNos San Diego, CA Develop nano gas sensors. Polymer chemistry, nanomaterials.
Agilent Technologies Santa Clara, CA Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, solid-phase synthesis, biomolecule conjugation & labeling.
AIM Biosciences Hayward, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Air Liquide Fremont, CA Make novel organometallic precursor & deposition molecules. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Alios Biopharma (J&J) South San Francisco, CA Acquired by J&J in Nov 2014 (jobs are found on J&J website). Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Allergan Irvine, CA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ambys Medicines San Francisco, CA Develop therapies for patients suffering from devastating liver diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Amgen South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
  Thousand Oaks, CA Headquarters. medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Ampac Fine Chemicals Rancho Cordova, CA API Manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Anaspec Fremont, CA Peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, and oligonucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Apeel Sciences Santa Barbara, CA In the business of improving food quality. Synthetic chemistry , polymer chemistry, process chemistry, synthetic biology.
Applaud Medical San Francisco, CA Treatments for kidney stones. Small compounds, including phospholipids & glycolipids. Synthetic chemistry.
Applied Medical Rancho Santa Margarita, CA R&D in medical device manufacturing and product development. Synthetic chemistry.
Apple Santa Clara, CA New Materials Development. Advanced electrolytes in new cell technology platforms. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, electrochemistry.
Arcus Biosciences Hayward, CA Develop cancer immunotherapies. Medicinal chemistry.
Ardelyx Fremont, CA Develop gut-restricted therapies for GI and cardiorenal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Arena Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Process chemistry.
Asilomar Bio San Francisco, CA Agricultural company. Small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Aspira Scientific Milipitas, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Astex Pharmaceuticals (Otsuka) Pleasanton, CA Wholly owned subsidiary of Otsuka Pharma. Cancer & CNS therapeutics. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Avelas Biosciences San Diego, CA Develop in vivo imaging agents and therapeutics for improved cancer treatment. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Avidity Biosciences San Diego, CA Therapeutics for rare muscle disorders and other serious diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
Avisyn Pharma San Diego, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry
Bachem Torrance, CA Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
  Vista, CA Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
BD Biosciences San Diego, CA Provider of reagents & tools for flow cytometry. Develop novel fluorescent dyes, conjugated polymers. synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
BioBlocks San Diego, CA CRO. Medicinal chemistry.
BioCellection San Jose, CA Develop innovative plastic recycling technology. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
BioLegend San Diego, CA Develop antibodies and reagents. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
BioMarin Novato, CA Therapeutics for rare genetic diseases. Peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Bio-Rad Hercules, CA Headquarters. Develop clinical diagnostics and life science research products. New assay reagents. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
  Pleasanton, CA Digital Biology Center. Fluorocarbon-based surfactants. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
BlackThorn Therapeutics San Francisco, CA Develop treatments for neurobehavioral disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Blade Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Develop novel anti-fibrotic therapies. Medicinal chemistry.
BMS Redwood City, CA Focus on biologics drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Bolt Biotherapeutics Redwood City, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Bolt Threads Emeryville, CA Develop high performance fabrics. fiber/textile chemistry. Polymer chemistry.
BroadPharm San Diego, CA CRO/chemical supplier. Specialize in PEG linkers, click chemistry, & dye labeling. Synthetic chemistry.
Calibr (Scripps) San Diego, CA Biomedical research institute. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Calithera Biosciences San Francisco, CA Develop cancer therapeutics targeting tumor metabolism & immunology. Medicinal chemistry.
Capacitor Sciences Menlo Park, CA Design and industrialize electricity storage products. Organic electronics materials. Synthetic chemistry.
Capella Therapeutics San Diego, CA Develop therapeutics for cancer and inflammatory diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Carbon Redwood City, CA 3D printing company. Develop novel materials for 3D printing platform. Polymer chemistry.
Carmot Therapeutics Berkeley, CA HQ. Use Chemotype Evolution to discover novel drugs. Medicinal chemistry.
  San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Catalent Pharma Solutions Emeryville, CA Catalent Biologics-West. Redwood Bioscience site from Catalent acquisition in 2014. SMARTag Antibody-Drug Conjugate (ADC) technology platform. Synthetic chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Celgene San Diego, CA Drug Discovery & Alliance Development Center. Epigenetics & intracellular signaling R&D. Medicinal chemistry.
Centrillion Palo Alto, CA Develop genomic technologies. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, surface chemistry, polymer chemistry.
ChemoCentryx Mountain View, CA Small molecule therapeutics that target the chemoattractant system. Medicinal chemistry.
ChemPartner South San Francisco, CA CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Chevron Richmond, CA Large energy company (crude oil, natural gas, etc). Catalyst preparation, additive synthesis. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry.
City of Hope Duarte, CA Biomedical research, treatment, and educational institution. Synthetic chemistry.
Cleave Bioscience Burlingame, CA Focused on disrupting protein homeostasis for the treatment of specific cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
Clorox Healthcare Pleasanton, CA Surface disinfectant and skin antisepsis products. Oxidation chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
Codexis Redwood City, CA Protein engineering company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Complete Genomics (BGI) San Jose, CA Technology leader in whole human genome sequencing. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
CooperVision Pleasanton, CA Manufacturer of soft contact lenses and related products and services. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Corvus Pharmaceuticals Burlingame, CA Develop immuno-oncology therapeutics. Process chemistry.
Crinetics Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Therapeutics for rare endocrine diseases and endocrine-related tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
CS PharmaSciences Newark, CA Develop novel therapeutics in cancer treatment. Medicinal chemistry.
CuraSen San Mateo, CA Focused on the discovery and development of therapies to treat neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, etc). Medicinal chemistry.
Cytokinetics South San Francisco, CA R&D therapies for people suffering from debilitating diseases that rob them of key muscle functions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Denali Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Develop thereapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Dermira Menlo Park, CA Focus on new treatments for chronic skin conditions. Process chemistry.
Designer Molecules San Diego, CA Supply a wide variety of specialty organic monomers and oligomers (thermoset resins, epoxy curatives, etc). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
DiaCarta Richmond, CA A translational genomics and personalized diagnostics company. Monomers, oligomers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
DiCE Molecules Redwood City, CA Focused on DNA-programmed chemical synthesis and its application to drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
eFFECTOR Therapeutics San Diego, CA Clinical stage company that focuses on oncology drugs known as selective translation regulators (STRs). Synthetic chemistry.
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Palo Alto, CA Clinical-stage company. Focus on orphan diseases. Process chemistry.
E Ink Fremont, CA Polymers, oligomers, monomers. Surface chemistry, colloidal chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Encodia San Diego, CA Developing the next generation of protein analysis tools. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, surface chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
ERC Edwards AFB, CA Materials to improve solid rocket motor and liquid rocket engine systems. Development of energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Exelixis Alameda, CA Discover & develop cancer therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
FibroGen San Francisco, CA Utilize their expertise in fibrosis and hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology to develop treatments for anemia, fibrosis, cancer, and corneal blindness. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
FLX Bio South San Francisco, CA Discover & develop small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of cancers and other immune disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Fochon Pharmaceuticals San Francisco, CA Discover small molecule therapeutics for cancer and metabolic diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Global Blood Therapeutics South San Francisco, CA Develop treatments that address the root causes of various blood-based disorders (ex. sickle cell disease). Process chemistry.
Genapsys Redwood City, CA Develop DNA sequencing technology and detection systems for applied genomic testing and medical sequencing. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Genentech (Roche) South San Francisco, CA Large biotech company, part of the Roche Group. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Gilead Foster City, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Glidewell Labs Irvine, CA Dental technology company. Polymers, composites. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Glucovation Carlsbad, CA Focused on developing a minimally invasive, continuous glucose monitoring system. Small molecules, monomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Gossamer Bio San Diego, CA Immunology-based therapeutics in the autoimmune, allergy/inflammation, immuno-oncology and fibrosis disease areas. Medicinal chemistry.
Hamari Chemicals USA San Diego, CA Hamari San Diego Research Center (SDRC) is a kilo-lab focused on offering a near sourcing option for US based customers backed by GMP manufacturing plants in Japan. Process chemistry.
Haystack Sciences San Francisco, CA Drug discovery company utilizing DNA-Encoded Library technologies. Medicinal chemistry.
HBRI San Diego, CA Non-profit research institute focused on basic research for the public good. Medicinal chemistry.
Hongene Biotechnology Union City, CA Focus on R&D and manufacturing of nucleoside, nucleotide, and phosphoramidite products. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
HP San Diego, CA Information technology company (computers, printers, etc). Design, formulate, and develop inks for inkjet printers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
HRL Labs Malibu, CA Focus on advanced developments in microelectronics, information & systems sciences, materials, sensors, and photonics. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
IBM San Jose, CA Large information technology company. High performance polymers, new polymeric materials for biomedical applications, materials for semiconductor fabrication applications, Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs), novel block copolymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
IDEAYA Biosciences Menlo Park, CA Focus on the discovery & development of innovative oncology therapies in personalized medicine and immuno-oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Illumina San Diego, CA Global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Modification of surfaces and/or particles. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Inception Sciences San Diego, CA Drug discovery company that creates new companies in partnership with pioneering academic researchers and major biopharmaceutical companies. Medicinal chemistry.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Focus on developing novel synthetic bile acid analogs to treat chronic liver diseases. Development & manufacture of obeticholic acid. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ionis Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Pioneer in the discovery and development of antisense drugs. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Medicinal chemistry.
Kalyra Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Focus on developing therapeutics that address unmet needs in the area of pain management, anti-infectives, and fibrosis. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
KaVo Kerr Orange, CA Manufacturer of premiere dental consumables. Adhesives, cements, polymeric/composite materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Kezar Life Sciences South San Francisco, CA Small molecule therapeutics targeting protein homeostasis to treat unmet needs in autoimmunity and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Berkeley, CA US national lab that conducts research for the Department of Energy. Small molecules, polymers, organic-inorganic hybrids. All-organic redox-flow batteries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, inorganic chemistry, materials chemistry.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Livermore, CA US national lab for science & technology applied to national security (ex. nuclear technology & weapons). Develop organometallic catalysts. Novel energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Laxmi Therapeutic Devices Goleta, CA Create the next generation of wearable diagnostic devices. Chemical sensors, electrochemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
LGC Petaluma, CA Leading life sciences, testing, and measurement business. Oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Lin BioScience San Diego, CA Discover and develop drugs aimed at cancer and eye diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Lin-Zhi International Santa Clara, CA Specialize in the R&D and manufacturing of diagnostic reagents for drugs of abuse. Haptens, enzyme-conjugates, immunogens. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Macromolecular Mountain View, CA Chemical engineering firm that is developing the next generation of polymer compositions. Develop novel dyes and polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Mallinda Berkeley, CA Make reversible thermoset prepreg laminates for high throughput composite part production. Materials R&D, novel resins, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Mannan Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA Mannan Pharmaceuticals is focused on therapeutics for various muscular dystrophies and metastatic cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
Materia Pasadena, CA Supplies industry leading thermoset resin technologies. Small molecules, monomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Maxterial Richmond, CA Develop superhydrophobic materials for improved performance. Specialty coatings, electrochemistry, ceramic chemistries. Silicone and fluorinated chemistries. Synthetic chemistry.
Merck South San Francisco, CA Exploratory research through early clinical development. Medicinal chemistry.
MicroVention (Terumo) Tustin, CA Acquired by Terumo (Mar 2006). Medical device company that has pioneered the development of catheter-based, minimally invasive, neuroendovascular technologies. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Mirati Therapeutics San Diego, CA Target the genetic and epigenetic drivers of cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Molecular Assemblies San Diego, CA Focused on developing an enzymatic DNA synthesis technology designed to power the next generation of DNA-based products. Nucleotide triphosphate analogs, small molecule linkers. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Nanosyn Santa Clara, CA CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Nanosys Milpitas, CA Nanotechnology company that develops quantum dot technology for LCD displays. Quantum dot synthesis, polymerization and cross-linking reactions, synthesis of organometallics. Synthetic chemistry.
Neurocrine Biosciences San Diego, CA Develop small molecule antagonists against G-protein coupled receptors for neurologic and endocrine related disorders. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Neuropore Therapies San Diego, CA Discover small molecule therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and related neurodegenerative disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Next Energy Technologies Santa Barbara, CA Develop semi-transparent photovoltaic windows. Novel organic semiconducting small molecule dyes. Synthetic chemistry.
Norac Pharma Azusa, CA CMO. API contract research and manufacturing organization. Process chemistry.
Novartis Emeryville, CA Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD). Medicinal chemistry.
  San Diego, CA The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). Medicinal chemistry.
Novol San Francisco, CA Develop bio-based polymers for eyewear lenses. Sugar chemistry, polyurethane chemistry, optical polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Novozymes San Francisco, CA Focus on research, development, and production of industrial enzymes, microorganisms, and biopharmaceutical ingredients. Nucleotides, peptides, lipids. Nanoparticle surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Nuredis Menlo Park, CA Discover and develop treatments for neurological and neuromuscular nucleotide repeat diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
ORIC Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Discover and develop therapies to overcome resistance in cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Pacific Biosciences Menlo Park, CA Develop & manufacture systems for gene sequencing and real time biological observation. Fluorescent dye labeled nucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Pfizer San Diego, CA Pfizer Worldwide R&D lab. Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
Pharmacyclics (AbbVie) Sunnyvale, CA Acquired by AbbVie (May 2015). Develop and commercialize small molecule medicines for the treatment of cancers and immune-mediated diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Phenomenex (Danaher) Torrance, CA Acquired by Danaher (Oct 2016). Manufacture purification columns (HPLC, GC, etc). Develop separation products and technology. Silica surface modification. Synthetic chemistry.
Plexxikon Berkeley, CA Acquired by Daiichi Sankyo (Apr 2011). Discovery and development of small molecule pharmaceuticals. Medicinal chemistry.
Pliant Therapeutics Redwood City, CA Focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing breakthrough treatments for fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Portola Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutics in the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Profusa South San Francisco, CA Development of tissue-integrating biosensors for continuous monitoring of body chemistries. Fluorescent dyes and glucose-sensitive molecules for biosensors. Synthetic chemistry.
Protagonist Therapeutics Newark, CA Discover & develop novel peptide-based drugs. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Provivi Santa Monica, CA Develop natural pheromone-based products for pest control and crop protection. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Receptos (Celgene) San Diego, CA Acquired by Celgene (2015). Jobs are on Celgene site. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Regulus Therapeutics San Diego, CA Advancing microRNA therapeutics across several key areas (fibrosis, hepatitis C, & metabolic diseases). Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Relypsa Redwood City, CA Part of Vifor Pharma Group (Sep 2016). Focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of polymeric medicines. Polymer chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Retrophin San Diego, CA Develop and deliver life-changing therapies to people living with rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Revolution Medicines Redwood City, CA Access the small molecule chemical space favored by evolution (ex. natural products) to modulate medically important biological activity. Medicinal chemistry.
Rigel Pharmaceuticals South San Francisco, CA Focus on small molecule drugs for immune and hematologic disorders, cancer, and rare diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) San Diego, CA Non-profit that combines fundamental research with drug discovery to address unmet clinical needs. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Scripps Research San Diego, CA Headquarters. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Sirenas San Diego, CA Use proprietary AI technology to discover potential therapeutics from the natural, complex environments of the global microbiome (ex. the ocean). Small molecules, natural products. Medicinal chemistry.
SiteOne Therapeutics San Francisco, CA Developing a new class of non-opioid, non-NSAID pain treatments targeting the Nav1.7 sodium channel. Medicinal chemistry.
Sonendo Laguna Hills, CA Develop innovative dental technology. Polymer based dental materials. Polymer chemistry.
Sorrento Therapeutics San Diego, CA Develop cancer therapeutics. ADC chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Specific Diagnostics Mountain View, CA Developing innovative diagnostic systems to combat blood-based infections. Sensing technologies. Small organic molecules and novel sensing materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
SRI International Menlo Park, CA Non-profit research institute that performs R&D sponsored by government or industry. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
SUMO Biosciences Pasadena, CA Research addressing major human oncogenes and immuno-oncology targets. Medicinal chemistry.
Sutro Biopharma South San Francisco, CA Focus is aimed primarily on next generation cancer and autoimmune therapeutics — antibody conjugates, bispecific antibodies, and cytokine derivatives. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Symic Bio San Francisco, CA Developing novel compounds that target and affect the extracellular matrix (ECM), the non-cellular component of tissue. Medicinal chemistry.
Takeda San Diego, CA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Terns Pharmaceuticals San Mateo, CA Discover & develop small molecule drugs for liver disease and cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
Theravance South San Francisco, CA Research efforts are focused in the areas of inflammation and immunology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Fremont, CA Clinical Diagnostics Division, the center of excellence for in vitro diagnostic medical device development, manufacture, and commercialization. Rare reagents, protein conjugates, drug derivatives, linker arms, enzyme conjugates. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
  Pleasanton, CA Specialty Chemical Manufacturing Team. Manufacture gene-related products such as Oligos, Arrays, Cards, AmpliSeq panels, large-scale kits, synthetic genes, and pilot instruments. Fluorescent dyes, amidites, polystyrene supports, linkers, NHS esters, functionalized nucleosides. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  South San Francisco, CA Home to the Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing and Genetic Sciences businesses. Nucleic acids, Dyes, surface chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry. Process chemistry.
  Sunnyvale, CA Polymeric resin synthesis/grafting, column manufacturing (chromatography), and electrolytic consumables (ion chromatography). Silica media manufacturing, surface modification of silica particles. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Tricida South San Francisco, CA Lead product candidate (TRC101) is a non-absorbed, orally-administered polymer drug to treat metabolic acidosis in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry .
Ubiquitous Energy Redwood City, CA Develop transparent photovoltaics (solar technology), for application on windows, electronic devices, etc. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Verseon Fremont, CA Verseon leverages its proprietary drug discovery platform for rapid and cost-effective drug discovery. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
  Palo Alto, CA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Versum Materials Carlsbad, CA Electronic materials company, specializing in the semiconductor industry. Organosilicon chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
Vertex San Diego, CA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Vibrant Genomics San Carlos, CA Specialize in gastrointestinal panels (bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi). Synthetic chemistry.
ViewPoint Therapeutics San Francisco, CA Focused on the development of small molecule treatments for protein misfolding diseases, including cataracts. Medicinal chemistry.
Vividion San Diego, CA Apply transformational proteomics to develop innovative therapeutics that treat major unmet clinical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
10X Genomics Pleasanton, CA Focused on genome sequencing, exome sequencing, and single cell transcriptomics. Microfluidic devices, surfactants. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry, process chemistry.
X-Therma Berkeley, CA Aim to create non-toxic cryoprotective agents (CPAs) using unique peptidomimetic polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Zymergen Emeryville, CA Develop technology for making novel products (ex. specialty polymers) using genetically engineered microbes. Polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

Colorado (CO)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Agilent Technologies Boulder, CO Solid-phase oligonucleotide chemistry.
Array BioPharma Boulder, CO Develop small molecule drugs for cancer and other conditions. Medicinal chemistry.
Avista Pharma Solutions Longmont, CO CRO/CMO. Process chemistry
Boulder Scientific Mead, CO Chemicals company. Areas of expertise include organometallics, metallocenes, Grignard reagents, and boron compounds. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
CordenPharma Boulder, CO CMO. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
Crestone Boulder, CO Develop small molecule drugs for serious bacterial infections. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Loxo Oncology Boulder, CO Focused on the development of highly selective medicines for patients with genomically defined cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
MiRagen Therapeutics Boulder, CO Harness the power of microRNA science to develop therapies that normalize biological pathways and counterbalance disease. Process chemistry.
Nanoly Bioscience Denver, CO Develop a low-cost, biocompatible polymer network to stabilize temp-sensitive protein molecules​. Small molecules, macromolecules, post-polymerization functionalization. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
SomaLogic Boulder, CO Protein biomarker discovery and clinical diagnostics company. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
TDA Research Wheat Ridge, CO Developing cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy, and chemical industries. Process chemistry.
Z Biotech Aurora, CO Offer a comprehensive group of glycan microarray services. Carbohydrate libraries. Synthetic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.

Connecticut (CT)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Achillion New Haven, CT Small molecule inhibitors of complement factor D. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
AkzoNobel Bridgewater, CT Research chemistry.
Alexion Cheshire, CT Focus on therapies for rare diseases. Process chemistry.
Altana Wallingford, CT Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Arvinas New Haven, CT Therapies based on targeted protein degradation. Process chemistry.
Boehringer Ingelheim Ridgefield, CT Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
4Catalyzer Guilford, CT 4Catalyzer is an incubator for startups. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
CheminPharma Branford, CT CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Entegris Danbury, CT Precursors for CVD and ALD applications. Air-sensitive organometallic precursors. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Eurofins Groton, CT Group of laboratories providing testing and support services to various industries and government. Process chemistry.
FORMA Therapeutics Branford, CT Research center. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Henkel Rocky Hills, CT New barrier materials and sealants. High performance functional polymers, elastomeric polymer networks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
InviCRO New Haven, CT Focus on improving the role and function of imaging in translational drug discovery and development. Imaging radiotracers for PET and SPECT studies. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
Kleo Pharmaceuticals New Haven, CT Develop small molecule immunotherapies that activate an individual's own immune system to fight against cancers. Chemical biology. Synthetic chemistry.
Melinta Therapeutics New Haven, CT Discover, develop, and commercialize novel antibiotics. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Pfizer Groton, CT Pfizer Worldwide R&D lab. Process Chemistry group within Chemical Research and Development (CRD) group. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Revegen Corporation New Haven, CT Revegen pursues a new, innovative approach in drug discovery research built on a proprietary pdiCAD™ technological platform. Synthetic chemistry.
RSA Corporation Danbury, CT CMO. Manufacturer of APIs and fine organic chemicals. Process chemistry.
ViiV Healthcare (GSK) Branford, CT GSK holds majority stake in ViiV. Entirely dedicated to HIV medicines. Medicinal chemistry.

Delaware (DE)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Agilent Technologies Newport, DE Carbon and silicon based chemistry for silica based packing for HPLC columns. Process chemistry.
  Wilmington, DE Agilent CrossLab R&D Team. Develop novel media and stationary phases for HPLC columns. Synthetic chemistry.
Air Liquide Newark, DE The Analysis & Fine Chemistry group. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, silicon chemistry.
  Wilmington, DE Polymer chemistry.
Asclep Pharmard Newark, DE CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Axalta Wilmington, DE Polymer chemistry.
Chemours Wilmington, DE A performance chemicals company. Spun-off from DuPont in July (2015). Titanium technologies (ex. TiO2), fluoroproducts (ex. Teflon). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
DuPont Wilmington, DE Fluorinated monomers & polymers. OLED chemistry, conducting polymers. Organometallic materials, organic dyes, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
FMC Newark, DE Large agricultural company. Crop protection products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Fraunhofer USA Newark, DE Fraunhofer USA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of applied research. Natural product analogues. Medicinal chemistry.
Incyte Wilmington, DE Therapeutic focus is primarily oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Solenis Wilmington, DE Specialty chemical company and provider of process and water solutions. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Wilmington PharmaTech Newark, DE CRO/CMO. Process chemistry.

District of Columbia (DC)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Washington, DC Focus on therapeutics for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) disorders. APIs, impurities, and metabolites. Process chemistry.

Florida (FL)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
ARA Tyndall AFB, FL National security & safety. Synthesizing energetic materials (high explosives). Synthetic chemistry.
Ascend Performance Materials Cantonment, FL Specialty chemicals & other chemicals. Particularly amine or ester chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Battelle Tyndall AFB, FL Global R&D company (national security, energy, etc). Synthesis of all energetic materials (explosives). Synthetic chemistry.
Firebird Biomolecular Alachua, FL Create reagents for the research, synthetic biology, and clinical diagnostics communities. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL Focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Noven Pharmaceuticals Miami, FL Specialty pharmaceutical company with industry leading transdermal expertise. Prodrugs for transdermal systems. Synthetic chemistry.
Scripps Research Jupiter, FL Formerly named The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). One of the largest private, non-profit biomedical research organizations in the world. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
SynQuest Laboratories Alachua, FL CRO/chemical supplier, specializing in fluorine chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
The Roskamp Institute Sarasota, FL Non-profit biomedical research facility specializing in neurological research (Alzheimer's, dementia, etc). Synthetic chemistry.
TSE Industries Clearwater, FL Focus on fabricated plastic & rubber products, contract manufacturing of specialty chemicals. Coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

Georgia (GA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Alcon (Novartis) Duluth, GA Develop novel and differentiated contact lens and contact lens care materials. Polymer chemistry.
  Johns Creek, GA Develop novel and differentiated contact lens and contact lens care materials. R&D of superior surface coatings for new Alcon contact lenses. Polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
Allnex Alpharetta, GA Leading company for industrial coating resins, crosslinkers, and additives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Cargill Dalton, GA Primarily focus on food and agricultural products. Amidoamines, imidazolines, vegetable oils, fatty acids, epoxy curing agents, epoxy resins, and diluents. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Chemily Atlanta, GA Manufacturer of glycan libraries, glyco-enzymes, and carbohydrate-based biochemicals. Oligosaccharides, glycolipids, sugar nucleotides, carbohydrate-based pharmaceuticals. Synthetic chemistry.
Georgia-Pacific (Koch) Decatur, GA Resin synthesis, polymeric coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Idexx Laboratories Roswell, GA OPTI Medical Systems site (subsidiary of IDEXX Laboratories). Development and production of sensor components used in diagnostic analyzers. Synthetic chemistry.
Koch Ag & Energy Solutions Decatur, GA Provider of value-added solutions for the agriculture, turf and ornamental, energy and chemical markets. New fertilizers and fertilizer additives. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Lonza Alpharetta, GA Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech, and specialty ingredients markets. Process chemistry.
Optima Chemical Douglas, GA Producer of specialty chemicals (organolithiums, organosilanes, organophosphines, boronic acids, Grignards, etc). Also provide toll and custom manufacturing services. Process chemistry.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Jesup, GA Supplier of high-purity, cellulose specialties products, a natural polymer for the chemical industry. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

Hawaii (HI)

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Idaho (ID)

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Illinois (IL)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Abbott Abbott Park, IL Spun off their phamaceutical division (AbbVie) in 2013. Synthetic chemistry.
AbbVie Lake County, IL Global headquarters. AbbVie spun off from Abbott in 2013. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Argonne National Lab Lemont, IL National science & engineering lab. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, materials chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
BHP North Chicago, IL Resources company (oil, gas, and minerals). Synthetic chemistry.
Cabot Microelectronics Aurora, IL Polymer chemistry, materials chemistry.
CarboSynUSA Skokie, IL Specialize in the synthesis, analysis, and manufacture of carbohydrates and nucleosides. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Daubert Chemical Co Forest View, IL Core businesses include corrosion preventive coatings, adhesives, greases, sound deadeners, and corrosion preventive additives. Process chemistry.
Elevance Woodridge, IL The global leader in plant oil metathesis. Engineering polymers, monomers, coatings products. Polymer chemistry.
Evonik Mapleton, IL Production site. Oleochemicals, surfactants. Process chemistry.
Exicure Skokie, IL Developing a new class of immunomodulatory and gene silencing drugs. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Frontage Laboratories Monmouth, IL CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Global Pharma Tek Deerfield, IL CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Stepan Northfield, IL Manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemical products. Process chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Tate & Lyle Hoffman Estates, IL Global leader in providing ingredients and solutions to the food and beverage industries. Sweeteners. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Rockford, IL Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Vantage Specialty Ingredients Gurnee, IL Raw material ingredient provider for the personal care industry. Oleochemicals, esterification, alkoxylation. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.

Indiana (IN)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Dow AgroSciences Indianapolis, IN Agrochemical company. Changing name to Corteva in 2019. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Endocyte West Lafayette, IN Develop therapeutics for cancer. Process chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Evonik Lafayette, IN R&D and production site. Evonik took over site from Eli Lilly in 2010. Produces active ingredients and intermediates for pharmaceutical and veterinary drugs. Process chemistry.
Heritage Group Indianapolis, IN A portfolio of companies involved in highway construction, environmental services, specialty chemicals, oil refining, and fuel distribution. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Lilly Indianapolis, IN Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Novo Nordisk Indianapolis, IN Pharmaceutical company. Indianapolis site established in late 2015 when Novo Nordisk acquired Calibrium and MB2. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
On Target Laboratories West Lafayette, IN Develop molecules for surgical imaging of cancer. Small molecules, conjugates, fluorescent dyes. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Pace Analytical Greenfield, IN Industry-leading sampling and analytical testing firm. Synthetic chemistry.
SABIC Mt Vernon, IN SABIC is a global leader in chemicals. New molecules, monomers, oligomers, polymers, copolymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Spero Energy West Lafayette, IN Developing processes for converting abundant non-food biomass into high value chemicals (HVCs) and renewable fuels. Synthetic chemistry.
SSCI (AMRI) West Lafayette, IN Division of AMRI. Provide comprehensive cGMP solid state chemistry research and analytical services to the pharmaceutical industry. Synthetic chemistry.
Vertellus Indianapolis, IN A leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals. Process chemistry.

Iowa (IA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Cambrex Charles City, IA CMO. Specialize in the development and manufacturing of small molecule APIs. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) Coralville, IA Manufacture custom DNA and RNA oligonucleotides for research applications. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Kemin Industries Des Moines, IA Global ingredient manufacturer (food, feed, health, nutrition, & beauty industries). Synthetic chemistry.
NewLink Genetics Ames, IA Focus on novel immuno-oncology products for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.

Kansas (KS)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Deciphera Lawrence, KS Develop kinase inhibitors for cancer. Medicinal chemistry.
MCPU Polymer Engineering Pittsburg, KS MCPU Polymer Engineering is a leader in highly specialized polyurethane elastomers, coatings, and sealants. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
OxyChem (Occidental Petroleum) Wichita, KS Wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum. Major North American chemical manufacturer (PVC resins, chlorine, caustic soda, etc). Chlorination chemistry, photochemistry, sulfur chemistry. Process chemistry.

Kentucky (KY)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Altana Louisville, KY Polymer chemistry.
Aristech Surfaces Florence, KY Manufacturer of continuous cast acrylic sheet, solid surface, and polyester solid surface. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Estron Chemical Calvert City, KY A polymer design and manufacturing company serving the paint, coatings, inks, cosmetics, and adhesives industries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Calvert City, KY Production site. Manufacture state of the art hydroprocessing catalysts. catalyst development. Process chemistry.
Hexion Louisville, KY Develop specialty chemicals and performance materials. Thermoset resins, lignin based products, novolacs, resoles, amino resins. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Peptides International Louisville, KY Products and services in the field of peptide synthesis (solid phase resins, amino acid derivatives, peptides, custom peptides). Peptide chemistry.

Louisiana (LA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Albemarle Baton Rouge, LA The Process Development Center. Development of transition and main group organometallic components used in polymer catalysis.
DuPont La Place, LA Production of the raw materials used in making KEVLAR®. Production of p-phenylenediamine intermediate (PPDa). Process chemistry.
Owen Biosciences Baton Rouge, LA Produce specialty bio-active ingredients for skincare products (anti-aging, acne, sunscreen, etc). Polymer chemistry.
Sasol North America Lake Charles, LA Large energy & chemicals company. Process chemistry.

Maine (ME)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Idexx Laboratories Westbrook, ME Headquarters. Bioconjugates, novel fluorophores, H2 and C13 labeled small molecule metabolites. Synthetic chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry.

Maryland (MD)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Bennett Aerospace Aberdeen, MD Global science and technology R&D company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Casma Therapeutics Discovery, MD Focused on harnessing the natural cellular process of autophagy to develop novel therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Celnovte Biotechnology Rockville, MD An in vitro diagnostics (IVD) company. Conjugates for immunoassay related applications. Bioconjugates consisting of antibody, enzyme, and polymer scaffold. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Center for Cancer Research (NCI) Frederick, MD A division of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Chempacific Corporation Baltimore, MD CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Emergent Biosolutions Gaithersburg, MD Develop, manufacture, and deliver a portfolio of medical countermeasures for biological and chemical threats (antrax, botulism, small pox, etc). Small molecules. Process chemistry.
FDA (CDER) Silver Spring, MD Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Leidos Frederick, MD Company focused on defense, aviation, IT, and health. Discover new therapeutic interventions against RAS-driven cancers. Medicinal chemistry.
MedImmune (AstraZeneca) Gaithersburg, MD Acquired by AstraZeneca (June 2007). The biologics R&D arm of AstraZeneca. Tubulysins, warheads/payloads. ADCs and linker/drug design. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry.
Meso Scale Diagnostics Rockville, MD Develop, manufacture, and commercialize assays & instruments for the measurement of molecules in biological samples. Synthetic chemistry.
Pixelligent Baltimore, MD Advanced materials company that delivers next generation optical materials. Nanomaterial synthesis, nanocrystal surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, surface chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Rapafusyn Pharmaceuticals Baltimore, MD Develop therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
Reyoung Corporation Gaithersburg, MD Manufacture and sell of pharmaceutical products. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.

Massachusetts (MA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AbbVie Worcester, MA AbbVie Bioresearch Center (ABC) is AbbVie's Center of Excellence in Biologics. ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Accent Therapeutics Lexington, MA Develop oncology-focused, small molecule therapies in the field of epitranscriptomics. Medicinal chemistry.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Focus on cancer metabolism, rare genetic diseases, and metabolic immuno-oncology. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Akebia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) based therapeutics in anemia and other serious diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Alkermes Waltham, MA R&D Center. Treatments for CNS diseases. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Alnylam Cambridge, MA RNAi therapeutics. Synthesis of nucleosides, nucleotides, lipids, carbohydrates, & other building blocks. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
American Boronite Corp Burlington, MA Manufacture Boron Nitride Nanotubes (BNNTs). Synthetic chemistry, nanomaterials.
Amgen Cambridge, MA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Amide Technologies Cambridge, MA Utilize flow chemistry to develop an advanced peptide synthesis technology to create peptides with unparalleled speed & efficiency. Peptide chemistry.
Anokion Cambridge, MA Treatments for autoimmune diseases. Bioconjugation of proteins and synthetic polymers. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, process chemistry.
Aramco Services Company Boston, MA R&D Center. Synthetic chemistry.
Ashland Assonet, MA Acrylates, hybrids, and other products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
AstraZeneca Boston, MA Medicinal chemistry.
  Waltham, MA Medicinal chemistry.
Avedro Inc Burlington, MA Develop drugs and devices for corneal remodeling. Process chemistry.
Biogen Cambridge, MA Large biotech company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Bioverativ (Sanofi) Waltham, MA Develop therapeutics for rare blood disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Blueprint Medicines Cambridge, MA Research towards kinase therapies. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Broad Institute Cambridge, MA Medicinal chemistry.
C4 Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop drugs to target disease-causing proteins for destruction. Medicinal chemistry.
Cambridge Isotope Labs Andover, MA Company focused on stable isotope labeled compounds. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Tewksbury, MA Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Celgene Cambridge, MA Inflammation & Immunology Center of Excellence. Medicinal chemistry.
Concert Pharmaceuticals Lexington, MA Use deuterium chemistry to discover and develop innovative new medicines. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Constellation Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Novel therapeutics that target epigenetic regulators. Medicinal chemistry.
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Norwood, MA Therapeutics for inflammatory and fibrotic diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA A comprehensive cancer treatment and research center. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Decibel Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Discover and develop new medicines to protect, repair, and restore hearing. Medicinal chemistry.
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Focused on diseases involving the liver. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Marlborough, MA Semiconductor Technologies Group in Dow Electronic Materials. Novel materials for new display applications. Small molecules, monomers, polymers, nanoparticles. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Editas Medicine Cambridge, MA Genome editing company dedicated to treating patients with genetically defined diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
E Ink Billerica, MA E Ink is the originator, pioneer, and commercial leader in ePaper technology. Small molecule & polymeric raw material. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Eisai Andover, MA Medicinal chemistry.
EMD Serono (Merck KGaA) Billerica, MA The biopharma business of Merck KGaA. Medicinal chemistry.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Create small molecule drugs for viral infections and liver diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Entasis Therapeutics Waltham, MA Company focused on the next generation of antibacterial therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry.
Entegris Bedford, MA Provider of critical products and materials used in advanced high-technology manufacturing. Surface chemistry, activating C-F or C-H bonds on inert polymeric membranes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Epizyme Cambridge, MA Develop targeted epigenetic medicines for cancer. Small molecule inhibitors of histone methyltransferases (HMTs). Medicinal chemistry.
Foghorn Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop innovative therapeutics that target chromatin remodeling complexes to treat cancer and other serious medical disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
FogPharma Cambridge, MA Pioneering a new drug modality, cell-penetrating mini-proteins (CPMPs). Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
FORMA Therapeutics Watertown, MA HQ. Medicinal chemistry.
Fulcrum Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop new medicines by transforming gene regulation in disease. Medicinal chemistry.
GCP Applied Technologies Cambridge, MA A Global leader in construction products and technologies. Concrete & cement additives. Building materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Generation Bio Cambridge, MA Gene therapy company focused on creating genetic medicines with drug-like properties. Nucleic acid conjugates, antibody conjugates, peptide conjugates, siRNA, linkers. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Ginkgo Bioworks Boston, MA Design yeast to make novel fragrances, flavors, and other cultured ingredients. Total synthesis, natural products, metabolic intermediates. Synthetic chemistry.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Cambridge, MA DNA encoded small molecule libraries. Medicinal chemistry.
  Waltham, MA DNA encoded library technology, oligonucleotides, antibodies, linker synthesis. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Goldfinch Bio Cambridge, MA Discover and develop therapeutics for kidney disease. Medicinal chemistry.
H3 Biomedicine Cambridge, MA Cancer genomics based drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Hyalex Orthopaedics Cambridge, MA Medical device company. Polymer chemistry.
ImmunoGen Waltham, MA Focus on the development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Intellia Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Leverage genome editing (CRISPR/Cas9) to develop potential cures for people with genetic diseases. Small molecules, nucleotides, nanoparticles, lipids, macromolecules. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Pharmaceutical company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) Cambridge, MA Part of Johnson & Johnson. Medicinal chemistry.
Johnson Matthey Devens, MA Company focused on speciality chemicals and sustainable technologies. Produce intermediates and final Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Process chemistry.
Kaleido Biosciences Bedford, MA Discover groundbreaking microbiome-targeted therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Karyopharm Newton, MA Focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel, first-in-class agents targeting nuclear transport for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases. Process chemistry.
Kintai Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Biotechnology company focused on microbiome metabolites. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Kronos Bio Cambridge, MA Research and development of first-in-class therapies that modulate historically recalcitrant cancer targets. Medicinal chemistry.
Laurus Synthesis Woburn, MA CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
LifeMine Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Utilize genome mining and recombinant overexpression to search through the genomes of fungi and unearth new drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Lockheed Martin Cambridge, MA Global security and aerospace company. Novel flow battery electrolytes comprising of novel organic and inorganic materials. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Lubrizol Wilmington, MA Thermoplastic polyurethanes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Luye Pharma Group Boston, MA Luye Pharma Group is dedicated to developing innovative medicines in oncology, neurodegenerative disorders, and other disease areas with high unmet medical needs. Medicinal chemistry.
Macrolide Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Develop and commercialize novel macrolide antibiotics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Merck Boston, MA Discovery research. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Cambridge, MA Exploratory Science Center (ESC). Small molecules, peptides, carbohydrates, nucleotides. Payloads & linkers for conjugates. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Mersana Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Focus on developing antibody drug conjugate (ADC) therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, polymer chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Microbiotix Worcester, MA Focused on the discovery and development of small molecules that target serious infectious diseases (antibacterial, antiviral, and antiparasitic). Medicinal chemistry.
Midori USA Bedford, MA Midori is pioneering a novel category of glycan products that modulate the animal microbiome to improve health and nutrition. Synthetic chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
MilliporeSigma Natick, MA Manufacture specialty chemicals for medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical research laboratories. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Minerva Biotechnologies Waltham, MA Developing cancer immunotherapies and cancer drugs. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, bioconjugation chemistry.
Moderna Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Pioneering a new class of medicines made of messenger RNA (mRNA). Small molecules, nucleotides, nucleosides, lipid nanoparticles. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Neon Therapeutics Cambridge, MA An immuno-oncology company developing novel therapeutics leveraging neoantigen biology to treat cancer. Peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
New England BioLabs Ipswich, MA Discover & develop superior research reagents for the life science industry. Oligonucleotide chemistry.
Nimbus Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Focus on promising targets in metabolic disease, oncology, and inflammation. Small molecules. Medicinal chemistry.
Nova Biomedical Waltham, MA Develop, manufacture, and sell advanced technology blood testing analyzers. Synthesis of chemicals used in various clinical analyzers and instruments. Synthetic chemistry.
Novartis Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry.
Organix Woburn, MA CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
PCI Synthesis Newburyport, MA CMO. Manufacturer of APIs & drug substances. Process chemistry.
Pfizer Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Rare Diseases, Internal Medicine, Oncology. Medicinal chemistry.
PNA Innovations Woburn, MA Pioneering a novel synthetic gene editing technology. Peptide Nucleic Acid (PNA) oligomers and conjugates. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Polyorg Inc Leominster, MA CRO/chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Proteostasis Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Discovery & development of novel therapeutics that treat diseases caused by an imbalance in the proteostasis network. Process chemistry.
Qiagen Waltham, MA Produce products that span the full range of molecular testing applications. Synthetic chemistry, nucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Ra Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, MA Leverage macrocycle peptide technology in drug discovery effort. Peptidomimetic drugs, macrocyclic peptides, small molecules. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
ReadCoor Cambridge, MA Developing a panomic spatial sequencing platform. Polymers, small molecules, nucleotides. Click chemistry, bioorthogonal chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Relay Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Building a drug discovery pipeline centered on protein motion. Medicinal chemistry.
Sage Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop small molecule drugs for CNS disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Saint-Gobain Northboro, MA Manufacturer of a variety of construction and high-performance materials. Synthetic chemistry.
Sanofi Waltham, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Silk Therapeutics Medford, MA Design, develop, and innovate advanced products based on silk biomaterials and silk technology platforms. Protein-polymer conjugates, polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Spring Bank Pharma Hopkinton, MA Leverage proprietary Small Molecule Nucleic Acid Hybrid (SMNH) chemistry platform to discover and develop novel therapies. Nucleosides, nucleotides. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Stealth Biotherapeutics Newton, MA Develop therapies to treat the mitochondrial dysfunction associated with genetic mitochondrial diseases and many common age-related diseases. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Takeda Cambridge, MA Large pharmaceutical company. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Tarveda Therapeutics Watertown, MA Develop novel miniature drug conjugates uniquely designed to selectively target, rapidly penetrate, and eradicate solid tumors. Medicinal chemistry.
Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Watertown, MA Leverage proprietary technology to develop novel tetracycline antibiotics. Process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Bedford, MA New protein purification product development. Solid phase synthesis. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
  Boston, MA R&D new polymeric particulate materials. Surface modification. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Vertex Boston, MA Headquarters. Focus on discovering transformative medicines to help people with serious diseases like cystic fibrosis. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Waters Corporation Milford, MA Headquarters. Develop new chromatographic stationary phases. Particles and novel monomers (e.g. alkenes and silanes). Hybrid organic/inorganic materials, porous particle synthesis. Synthetic chemistry.
  Taunton, MA Organic reagents that will be used as biomolecule markers. Silica, silica hybrid particles, and polymeric materials for separations. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
WAVE Life Sciences Cambridge, MA Therapies for patients with serious, genetically defined diseases. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
X-Chem Waltham, MA Apply their industry-leading DNA-encoded library drug discovery technology to discover novel small molecule therapeutics. Synthetic chemistry.
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Boston, MA Xenon is focused on developing innovative therapeutics for neurological disorders. Medicinal chemistry.
Yumanity Therapeutics Cambridge, MA Develop therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Lou Gehrig’s disease. Medicinal chemistry.
Zink Billerica, MA Zink (Zero Ink), develops full-color printing system that eliminates the need for ink cartridges or ribbons. Dye synthesis, coating operations. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.

Michigan (MI)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Albemarle South Haven, MI API production site. Scaleup to the kilo lab and pilot plant settings. Process chemistry.
Ash Stevens Riverview, MI Small molecule API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
BASF Southfield, MI BASF Dispersions & Pigments Division. Coatings & resins. Polymer chemistry.
  Wyandotte, MI Manufactures a variety of urethanes and specialty plastics. UV curable polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Cayman Chemical Ann Arbor, MI CRO/CMO, chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Dart Container Mason, MI Develop, manufacture, and distribute of innovative foodservice packaging solutions. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Midland, MI Organics, Polymers, and Organometallics group. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Gentex Zeeland, MI Gentex develops and manufactures high-quality products for the automotive, aerospace, and commercial fire protection industries. Process chemistry.
Henkel Madison Heights, MI Chemical and consumer goods company that focuses on adhesive technologies, beauty care, and laundry & home care. Polymer, coatings, and nano-particle chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Housey Pharma Southfield, MI Engaged in pharmaceutical research, pharmaceutical technology creation, and technology licensing. Synthetic chemistry.
Inteva Products Troy, MI Supplier of engineered components and systems for the automotive industry. Plastics, paints, coatings, adhesives, composites. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Kalexsyn Kalamazoo, MI CRO. Acquired by Dipharma (May 2018). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
KaVo Kerr Romulus, MI Dental consumables. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Lubrizol Midland, MI Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Magna Mirrors Holland, MI Global leader in the innovation and production of lighting and mirror systems for automobiles. Adhesives, coatings, conductive Inks, epoxies, thin films, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Michigan Diagnostics Royal Oak, MI Create diagnostic reagents and kits for research and clinical applications. Synthetic chemistry.
Pfizer Kalamazoo, MI Manufacturing site. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Vertellus Zeeland, MI Process chemistry.
Wacker Chemie AG Adrian, MI Develop and manufacture products for the silicone, polymer, fine chemicals, polysilicon, and semiconductor industries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry
Zoetis Kalamazoo, MI The largest animal health company in the world (medicines, vaccines, diagnostic product, etc). Novel veterinary small molecule therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Zomedica Ann Arbor, MI Veterinary diagnostic and pharmaceutical company creating products for companion animals (canine, feline, and equine). Peptide chemistry.

Minnesota (MN)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
BioAmber Plymouth, MN Develop bio-based chemicals. Synthetic chemistry.
Cargill Plymouth, MN Amidoamines, imidazolines, vegetable oils, fatty acids, phosphatides, and other vegetable based surfactants. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Chemstar Products Minneapolis, MN Provider of water soluble starch-based polymers. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Edina, MN Membranes and components for the water treatment industry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Hutchinson Technology Hutchinson, MN Photo sensitive polyimide formulations. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
LKT Labs Saint Paul, MN Manufacturer and supplier of chemicals and pharmaceuticals for laboratory research. Natural products. Synthetic chemistry.
3M Maplewood, MN Large multinational conglomerate. Fluorinated materials, fluoropolymers, organic small molecules. Elastomers, plastics, adhesives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit academic medical center. Radiology Department. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
Minnesota Rubber & Plastics Minneapolis, MN Manufacturer of products made from elastomers and thermoplastics. Polymer chemistry.
Pace Analytical Maplewood, MN Electronic materials lab. Fluorinated small molecules. Synthetic chemistry.

Mississippi (MS)

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Missouri (MO)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
American Radiolabeled Chemicals St Louis, MO Provider of radiolabeled compounds. Radiochemistry.
AMRI Springfield, MO API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
BASF Palmyra, MO BASF Crop Protection. Produce agricultural chemicals. Process chemistry.
Boeing St Louis, MO Aerospace company. Coatings, thin films, sealants, and composite materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, materials chemistry.
EAG Labs Columbia, MO A global scientific services company. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
  St Louis, MO Synthetic chemistry.
Galera Therapeutics St Louis, MO Privately held, clinical-stage biotech company discovering and developing innovative cancer treatments. Synthetic chemistry.
Mallinckrodt St Louis, MO Mallinckrodt is a global specialty biopharmaceutical and medical imaging business. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.
  Webster Groves, MO Small molecule pharmaceutical compounds. Synthetic chemistry.
MilliporeSigma St Louis, MO Key center of manufacturing excellence in cGMP biologics (ADCs, Bio-organic API synthesis, etc). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
MRIGlobal Kansas City, MO MRIGlobal delivers solutions in global health, national security, defense, energy, and the environment. Synthetic chemistry, radiochemistry.
Pfizer St Louis, MO Conjugation and Polytides Process Development (CPPD) group. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
Sensient Technologies St Louis, MO Manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Process chemistry.

Montana (MT)

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Blue Marble Biomaterials Missoula, MT Research, develop, and manufacture natural and sustainable specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry.

Nebraska (NE)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
LI-COR Lincoln, NE Make scientific instruments and reagents for biological and environmental research. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, peptide chemistry, process chemistry.

Nevada (NV)

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New Hampshire (NH)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Avitide Lebanon, NH Develop molecule-specific affinity resins. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Crowdout Therapeutics Nashua, NH Discover and develop therapeutics for cystic fibrosis. Medicinal chemistry.

New Jersey (NJ)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AcceleDev Chemical Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Acentex Scientific Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Air Liquide Branchburg, NJ Make novel deposition precursor molecules. Synthetic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Alvogen Pine Brook, NJ API Sciences. Process chemistry.
Anichem North Brunswick, NJ CRO/CMO. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Ashland Bridgewater, NJ Ashland Specialty Ingredients. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Benjamin Moore Mount Olive, NJ Develop paints & stains. Polymers and coatings. Polymer chemistry.
BMS New Brunswick, NJ R&D location. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Princeton, NJ R&D location. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Celgene Summit, NJ Non-clinical & Early Clinical Development. Process chemistry.
Chemetall (BASF) New Providence, NJ Part of BASF's Coatings Division. Specialize in the chemical treatment of metal surfaces. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Chem-is-try Metuchen, NJ CRO/chemical supplier. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Crystal Pharmatech Cranbury, NJ CRO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Elan Chemical Ironbound, NJ Food extracts & Ingredients. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Elementis Specialties East Windsor, NJ Specialty chemicals company. Polymers, industrial additives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
EMD Performance Materials (Merck KGaA) Branchburg, NJ The North American high-tech materials brand of Merck KGaA. Liquid crystal, OLED materials for displays. Functional homopolymers, block copolymers. Polymer chemistry.
Eternity Bioscience Cranbury, NJ Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Exemplify BioPharma Cranbury, NJ CRO. Process chemistry.
Exxon Mobil Clinton, NJ ExxonMobil Research and Engineering (EMRE) Technology Center. Zeolites, porous ceramics, MOF’s, and solid state materials. Synthetic chemistry.
FJ Pharma Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Flavine Closter, NJ Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Hovione East Windsor, NJ Development and compliant manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and Drug Product Intermediates. Process chemistry.
Hudson Biopharma North Brunswick, NJ Process optimization and scale-up. Fluorescent dyes, nucleotides. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Infineum Linden, NJ Infineum is a world leader in the formulation, manufacturing, and marketing of petroleum additives for lubricants and fuels. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Insmed Bridgewater, NJ Company dedicated to improving the lives of patients battling serious lung diseases. Process chemistry.
Johnson Matthey West Deptford, NJ Focus on the design, preparation, and evaluation of homogeneous catalysts. Organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
KareBay Biochem Monmouth Junction, NJ CRO. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Kashiv Pharma Bridgewater, NJ Pharmaceutical research and drug delivery company. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry, process chemistry.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Basking Ridge, NJ Focus on the developing breakthrough treatments for human disease. API development and manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Liposeuticals Monmouth Junction, NJ Specialty pharmaceuticals company focused on the development of next-generation proprietary formulations of sterile injectable drugs. Lipids and polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Merck Kenilworth, NJ Headquarters. Small molecules, peptides, macrocycles, bioconjugates, nucleosides. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
  Rahway, NJ Core chemistry and preclinical development. Biocatalysis, chemical biology, flow chemistry. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Modern Meadow Nutley, NJ Leaders in the field of creating materials via biofabrication (ex. leather via yeast fermentation). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Orthobond Corporation North Brunswick, NJ Develop proprietary antimicrobial nanosurfaces for the medical device industry. Monomers, macromolecules, surface-bound polymer architectures. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
PTC Therapeutics South Plainfield, NJ Focused on the development of small molecule drugs that regulate gene expression by targeting post-translational control (PTC) mechanisms. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Sun Chemical Carlstadt, NJ Global leader in inks, coatings, pigments, and advanced materials. Polymers, varnish blends, composites, sol-gels. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
TAXIS Pharmaceuticals Monmouth Junction, NJ Researching new classes of antibiotic agents to treat life-threatening, multidrug-resistant bacterial infections. Medicinal chemistry.
Venenum Biodesign Hamilton, NJ Discovery of novel small molecule therapeutic products. Small molecules, nucleosides, nucleotides, oligonucleotides, and phosphoramidites. Medicinal chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.

New Mexico (NM)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Los Alamos National Lab (LANL) Los Alamos, NM National Lab focused on national security (nuclear security, defense, intelligence, etc). Catalyst design and optimization, organometallic actinide chemistry, thorium and uranium compounds and materials, high explosives, novel fuel cell materials, novel lanthanide complexes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, peptide chemistry, organometallic chemistry.

New York (NY)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AkzoNobel Brewster, NY Business Unit: Surface Chemistry. Synthesis and process development of new cationic, anionic, and nonionic surfactants products & certain polymers.
Alpha Scents Syracuse, NY Pest control. Custom pheromone synthesis for research, manufacturing, and government markets. Synthetic chemistry.
Altana Chester, NY Surface & colloid science, coatings technology, wax emulsions and/or surfactant chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
AMRI Albany, NY Global Headquarters. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Buffalo, NY Medicinal chemistry.
  Rensselaer, NY API manufacturing. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Angion Biomedica Uniondale, NY Focus is on renal diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
Aramco Services Company Ithaca, NY R&D Center for Aramco Performace Materials. Polyols & polymers. Develop catalysts for polymerization systems. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
BASF Tarrytown, NY 1 of 4 BASF research hubs in North America. Lubricants, coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Bausch Health Rochester, NY Large pharmaceutical company (formerly named Valeant Pharmaceuticals). Monomers & polymers for contact lenses and lens care solutions. Polymer chemistry.
Corning Painted Post, NY Materials science company (glass, ceramics, etc). Materials chemistry, surface chemistry.
DuPont Buffalo, NY Polymers and small organic molecules for the Corian® business. Process chemistry.
Eastman Kodak Rochester, NY A technology company focused on imaging. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Ecolectro Ithaca, NY Develop and manufacture enhanced specialty polymers for electrochemical devices. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Electrosynthesis Co Lancaster, NY Specialize in the development of electrochemical technologies. Synthetic chemistry.
Enzo Life Sciences Levittown, NY Synthetic chemistry.
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Manhasset, NY Discovery and development of novel therapeutics for various conditions (lupus, arthritis, diabetes, Alzheimers, sepsis). Medicinal chemistry.
Honeywell Buffalo, NY Large technology and manufacturing company involved with a wide variety of industries. Developing new fluorinated material. Synthetic chemistry.
ICL Ardsley, NY A world leader in specialty fertilizers, bromine, and flame retardants. Organophosphorus product development. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Lumisyn Rochester, NY Lumisyn develops high-performance cadmium-free phosphors to enhance lighting and optoelectronic products. Nanocrystals (quantum dots). Synthetic chemistry.
Novomer Rochester, NY Develop and produce cost competitive, sustainable chemicals and polymers from plant-based and renewable feedstocks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
VanDeMark Chemical Lockport, NY Specialty chemical manufacturer that specializes in phosgene and phosgene derivatives. Process chemistry.
YINCAE Advanced Materials Albany, NY Developer, manufacturer, and supplier of high performance coatings, adhesives, and electronic materials. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

North Carolina (NC)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Aerie Pharmaceuticals Durham, NC Glaucoma & other diseases of the eye. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Affinergy Morrisville, NC Utilize proprietary peptide linkers that selectively immobilize proteins, cells, and therapeutics onto biomaterial surfaces. Peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry, surface chemistry.
Asinex Winston Salem, NC Supply compound libraries, focused libraries, custom libraries, and building blocks for early drug discovery. Synthetic chemistry.
Avista Pharma Solutions Durham, NC CRO/CMO. Process chemistry
BASF Charlotte, NC Chemical company. Emulsion polymers, dispersions, and resins. Polymer chemistry.
Boragen Durham, NC Develop boron-based small molecules for crop protection and animal health applications.
Cambrex High Point, NC Former PharmaCore site from 2016 acquisition by Cambrex. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Catalent Pharma Solutions Morrisville, NC Catalent RTP. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
DSK BioPharma Morrisville, NC CRO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
DuPont Research Triangle, NC DuPont Electronics and Communications (E&C). Application of polymers to electronic devices . Polymer chemistry.
DyStar Charlotte, NC A leading dyestuff & chemical manufacturer. Novel silicone chemistry. Coatings, adhesives, resins, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
Emerald Performance Materials Charlotte, NC Coatings, adhesives, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
Exela Pharma Sciences Lenoir, NC Focus on developing, manufacturing, and marketing generic and proprietary injectable and sterile ophthalmic products. Process chemistry.
Intarcia Therapeutics Raleigh, NC Focus on merging medicine with technology to develop innovative therapies. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Kao Corporation High Point, NC Develop, manufacture, and market personal hygiene, laundry, food, cosmetic, and specialty chemical products. Surfactants, oilfield chemicals. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
PharmAgra Brevard, NC CRO/CMO. Custom synthesis, process development, manufacturing. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
PPD Wilmington, NC CRO. Provide synthetic chemists that provide contract research services on site at pharma/biotech companies. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Ribometrix Durham, NC Discover small molecule drugs that target functional 3D RNA structures to treat human diseases. Medicinal chemistry.
ScitoVation RTP, NC Provide clients with the science, technical expertise, & technology to understand how chemical compounds affect human health. Synthetic chemistry.
Zymeron RTP, NC Develop bioinspired polymer materials and material systems to achieve critical biological functions. Polysaccharides, hyaluronic acid, PEGs, biopolymers, nanoparticles, resins. Polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
ZY Therapeutics Durham, NC Developing a drug delivery platform for cancer therapeutics using nanotechnology. Polysaccharides. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

North Dakota (ND)

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Ohio (OH)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AkzoNobel Strongsville, OH Business Unit: Metal Coatings. Polymer chemistry, resins, metal coatings.
AlphaMicron Kent, OH Global leader in liquid crystal based light management technologies. Dyes and liquid crystal products. Small molecule, monomeric, and chromophoric deliverables. Synthetic chemistry.
Ashland Dublin, OH Ashland Specialty Ingredients Adhesives. Polyurethane, polyacrylic adhesives or coatings. Laminating adhesives & coatings. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Bridgestone Americas Akron, OH Large tire and rubber company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Capital Resin Corporation Columbus, OH Chemical toll manufacturing for industrial resins and chemicals. Synthetic resins, phenolics, acrylics, urethanes. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Cooper Tire Findlay, OH Tire company. Polymer chemistry.
Eastman Chemical Company Akron, OH A global specialty chemical company. Rubber chemistry. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Emerald Performance Materials Cincinnati, OH Coatings, adhesives, etc. Synthetic chemistry.
Energizer Holdings Westlake, OH Manufacturer of batteries and flashlights. Application of organic materials to electrochemical systems. Synthetic chemistry.
ExonanoRNA Columbus, OH Commercial production of high-quality RNA nanoparticles. Modified RNA oligos, RNA/DNA synthesis, phosporamidite synthesis, nucleic acid bioconjugation. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry.
Gabriel Performance Products Ashtabula, OH Organometallics, sulfur chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
GFS Chemicals Columbus, OH GFS Chemicals is a manufacturer of fine & specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Goodyear Akron, OH Large tire company. Raw materials used in tire compounds. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Lubrizol Cleveland, OH Specialty chemicals company (lubricants, fuel additives, specialty chemicals, etc). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
  Wickliffe, OH Headquarters. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Michelman Cincinnati, OH Manufacturer of water-based advanced materials for coatings, printing & packaging, and industrial manufacturing applications. Acrylic polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
MilliporeSigma Cleveland, OH Combined company from EMD Millipore and Sigma Aldrich merger. Provider of lab materials, technologies, and services. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Miamisburg, OH Manufacture stable isotope products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Promerus Brecksville, OH Provide advanced material solutions in markets such as semiconductor, optoelectronic, and electronic packaging. Novel platform of polymers based on cyclic olefins that are polymerized using a propriety class of organometallic catalysts. Synthetic chemistry.
Quanta Biodesign Columbus, OH Develop a full range of discrete polyethylene glycol PEGylation reagents. Process chemistry.
Sirrus Loveland, OH Developing high performance coatings, adhesives, sealants, binders, and other polymer products. Monomers, polymers, small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Thermalin Diabetes Cleveland, OH Developing new insulin analogs for the diabetes market. Protein conjugation methods, crosslinker extension chemistry. Bioconjugation chemistry.
UES, Inc Dayton, OH Science and technology company. Organic functional materials research. Materials chemistry, synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Universal Technology Corporation (UTC) Dayton, OH Specialize in research & technology innovation (defense & commercial customers). Hybrid polymer composites. Polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry.

Oklahoma (OK)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Baker Hughes (GE) Sand Springs, OK Synthetic chemistry.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Bartlesville, OK Chemical company. Olefins, polyolefins, aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, polymer resins. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.

Oregon (OR)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Cascade Custom Chemistry Eugene, OR CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Grace Albany, OR Fine Chemicals Division. Process chemistry.
Lacamas Laboratories Portland, OR Manufacturer of high quality pharmaceutical intermediates and specialty chemicals. Process chemistry.
Marker Gene Technologies Eugene, OR Provide innovative new products for the biotechnology and medical industries. Synthetic chemistry.
TCI America Portland, OR CRO/CMO & chemical supplier. Process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Eugene, OR Small molecules, novel and known reagents and compounds, bioorganic chemistry. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.

Pennsylvania (PA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Abzena Bristol, PA TCRS location from 2015 acquisition by Abzena. CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, ADC chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Air Products Allentown, PA Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Albemarle Tyrone, PA Custom manufacturing. API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient) , RSM (Regulatory Starting Materials), or fine chemical process development.
Aleo BME State College, PA Biomaterials & medical device company. Synthesizing biomaterials, micro/nano particles, and devices. Polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry.
Aris Pharmaceuticals Levittown, PA CRO/CMO. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Arkema Exton, PA Sartomer HQ (part of the Arkema group). Supplier of specialty acrylates and methacrylates monomers and oligomers. Photo-cure chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
King of Prussia, PA Arkema's US HQ and primary R&D center in US. Altuglas composite and resin, organic peroxides, thiochemicals. synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Avery Dennison Mill Hall, PA Global materials science and manufacturing company. Adhesive chemistries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Avid Radiopharmaceuticals (Lilly) Philadelphia, PA Wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly. Radiochemistry.
Axalta Philadelphia, PA Leading coatings company. Polymer chemistry.
Bimax Glen Rock, PA Supplier of specialty monomers, surfactants, and other performance chemicals. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Biocoat Horsham, PA Develop biomaterial coatings for medical devices. Polymer chemistry.
BioSpectra Bangor, PA Manufacturer of life science intermediates, excipients, and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Chiral Technologies (Daicel) West Chester, PA A global leader in enantioselective chromatography. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
Covestro Pittsburgh, PA Producer of advanced polymers and high-performance plastics. Double metal cyanide (DMC) catalysts, polyether Polyol (PET), polyurethanes. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Collegeville, PA Novel specialty (meth)acrylic monomers. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
DuPont Towanda, PA Develop and manufacture dryfilm polymer products. Photochemistry, inorganic chemistry, surface chemistry & adhesion, rheology, dispersions. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Allentown, PA Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. R&D site. Process chemistry.
Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center (FCCDC) Doylestown, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
  King of Prussia, PA Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Gelest Morrisville, PA Manufacture and provide silane, silicone, and metal-organic compounds serving advanced technology. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Collegeville, PA Novel antibacterial agents, API Chemistry, metal-organic frameworks. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  King of Prussia, PA API chemistry, platform chemical technologies development, heterogeneous catalyst optimization. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
  Upper Merion, PA Synthetic chemistry.
  Upper Providence, PA Medicinal chemistry.
Green, Tweed & Co Kulpsville, PA Leader in the development & manufacturing of high-performance materials and custom-engineered components. Fluorine containing high performance elastomers, polymers, and curatives. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Janssen (J&J) Spring House, PA Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Merck West Point, PA Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, radiochemistry.
Norquay Technology (MPD Chemicals) Chester, PA Acquired by MPD Chemicals (Jan 2018). Specialize in the production of advanced materials including highly air and moisture sensitive organometallic, inorganic, and organic molecules. Process chemistry.
Novasep Boothwyn, PA Producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and purification technologies. Process chemistry.
Penn Color Hatfield, PA Colorant company that develops and manufactures color concentrates, masterbatches, and pigment dispersions. Polymers, dispersants, binders. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Phelix Therapeutics Philadelphia, PA Develop therapeutics for unmet medical needs. Peptidomimetic drugs, chemical biology, peptide stapling, macrocyclization. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry.
Polysciences Inc Warrington, PA Manufacturer of fine and specialty chemical materials. Monomers, polymers, microspheres, specialty chemicals, PEGylated small molecules, etc. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Progenra Malvern, PA Discover new medicines through targeting the ubiquitin proteasome system. Medicinal chemistry.
Restek Bellefonte, PA Develop and manufacture chromatography columns and accessories. Silane chemistry, surface modification of polymer sorbents. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Trevena King of Prussia, PA Company involved in the discovery and development of G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) biased ligands. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
United Chemical Technologies (UCT) Bristol, PA Manufacturer of solid phase extraction sorbents, specialty chemicals, chromatographic media, and sample preparation products. Specialty organosilanes, silicones, and homogeneous catalysts. Process chemistry.
VenatoRx Malvern, PA Discovery and development of new medicines to treat drug-resistant infections. Medicinal chemistry.
Wistar Institute Philadelphia, PA Focus on early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. Medicinal chemistry.

Rhode Island (RI)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Lifespan Providence, RI Not-for-profit healthcare system. Nucleobase biomimetic compounds. Synthetic chemistry.

South Carolina (SC)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Archroma Martin, SC Color and specialty chemicals company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Gabriel Performance Products Rock Hill, SC Gabriel Phenoxies. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Ingevity North Charleston, SC Manufacture specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies. Inks, adhesives, coatings. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Milliken & Co Spartanburg, SC Diversified manufacturer (specialty chemicals, floor covering, textiles, etc). Process chemistry.
NUBAD Greenville, SC Drug discovery company devoted to identifying therapeutic agents that target nucleic acids. Synthetic chemistry, peptide chemistry, nucleic acid chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry.
Ortec Inc Piedmont, SC Leading polymer technology, medical material, and custom chemical synthesis company. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Florence, SC Patheon site from acquisition by Thermo Fisher (2017). Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Process chemistry.
  Greenville, SC Patheon site from acquisition by Thermo Fisher (2017). Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Process chemistry.
3V SIGMA USA Georgetown, SC Global producer of specialty chemicals. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
WeylChem Elgin, SC Provider of custom manufacturing and tolling services, as well as advanced intermediates and reagents. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.

South Dakota (SD)

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Tennessee (TN)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
BAE Systems Kingsport, TN Global defense and security company. Energetic materials (high explosives). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Buckman Memphis, TN Specialty chemical company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Chattem Chemicals Chattanooga, TN Manufacture a broad variety of products in four primary markets (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Catalysts, Surfactants, and Performance Additives). Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Eastman Chemical Company Kingsport, TN Polymers, polyesters, polyols, cellulose esters. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
StemSynergy Therapeutics Franklin, TN Develop novel therapeutics to effectively treat cancer by blocking the cancer stem cells. Medicinal chemistry.
St Jude Memphis, TN Pediatric treatment and research hospital. Medicinal chemistry, radiochemistry.
Teknor Apex Brownsville, TN Material science company (vinyl, nylon, thermoplastic elastomers, etc). Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Large research university. Medicinal chemistry.

Texas (TX)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Ampac Fine Chemicals La Porte, TX API Manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Aramco Services Company Houston, TX Headquarters. Drilling Technology Team. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, inorganic chemistry, nanotechnology.
Ascend Performance Materials Alvin, TX Specialty chemicals & other chemicals. Catalyst development. Process chemistry.
Baker Hughes (GE) Houston, TX GE company. Oil and gas industry. Polymer chemistry.
  Sugar Land, TX Polymer chemistry.
Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX Center for Drug Discovery. Small molecules. Synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry.
Biogene Organics The Woodlands, TX CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Bioo Scientific (PerkinElmer) Austin, TX Food & feed biotechnology company. Synthetic chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Chemtos Round Rock, TX CRO. Synthetic chemistry.
Dixie Chemical Company Pasadena, TX A specialty chemical manufacturing company. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Dow Chemical Company Freeport, TX Organics, Polymers, & Organometallics Group. New catalyst development. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Lake Jackson, TX Plastics & Specialty Packaging (P&SP) business. Catalyst discovery & development for new polyethylene, elastomer, and specialty resin products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry, process chemistry.
Eastman Chemical Company Longview, TX Technology Process Innovation group. Process chemistry.
Ecolab Sugar Land, TX Provide water, hygiene, and energy technologies & services. Organic molecules, polymers, resins, surfactants. New materials for drilling. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Entegris Burnet, TX Precursors for CVD and ALD applications. Air-sensitive organometallic precursors. Synthetic chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
Essilor of America Dallas, TX Design, manufacture, and market lenses to correct or protect eyesight. Development of new transparent materials, photopolymerization. Polymer chemistry.
Exxon Mobil Baytown, TX Manufacture basic chemicals (ethylene, p-xylene), intermediates, and synthetics and a broad range of specialty and commodity polymers. Heterogeneous & homogeneous catalysis. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, organometallic chemistry.
General Electric Beaumont, TX GE Power & Water. Process chemistry.
Halliburton Houston, TX Provider of products and services to the energy industry (oil & gas). Corrosion inhibitors, fracturing fluids, acid fluids, scale control. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry .
Huntsman Houston, TX Manufacturer of chemical products for consumer and industrial markets. Polyurethane rigid foam applications. Epoxys, resins, polymers. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
ImmunoMet Therapeutics Houston, TX ImmunoMet Therapeutics is dedicated to developing innovative oncology products. Medicinal chemistry.
INSYS Therapeutics Round Rock, TX Specialty pharmaceutical company focused on providing cannabinoids and novel drug delivery systems. API Production. Process chemistry.
Luminex Austin, TX Develop, manufacture, and market biological testing technologies in the clinical diagnostic and life science industries. Dye and particle synthesis, microsphere dyeing. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
LyondellBasell Houston, TX LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals, and refining companies in the world. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Nova Molecular Technologies Pasadena, TX Provide custom manufacturing services to companies who participate in a variety of industries including pharmaceutical, industrial goods, and consumer products. Process chemistry.
Olin Corporation Freeport, TX Manufacture ammunition (Winchester) and chemical products (NaOH, bleach, vinyls, epoxy resins, etc). Polymer chemistry.
Peloton Therapeutics Dallas, TX Develop first-in-class oral medicines targeting cancer and other serious conditions. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
SABIC Sugar Land, TX Carbon-based nanomaterials functionalization. Surfactants, colloidal particles, modifiers, compatibilizers. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Sinopec Tech Houston Katy, TX Oil & Gas R&D center for Sinopec. Synthesis of valuable chemicals based on the coal derived feedstocks. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) San Antonio, TX Non-profit, applied R&D organization (engineering & physical sciences). Small molecules, medicinal polymers. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, polymer chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Austin, TX Process chemistry.
Wanhua Chemical The Woodlands, TX Manufacture and distribute polyurethane and other related products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.

Utah (UT)

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Frontier Scientific Logan, UT CRO & chemical supplier. Specialize in porphyrins, boronic acids, and dendrimers. Synthetic chemistry.

Vermont (VT)

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Virginia (VA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
AdvanSix Colonial Heights, VA Coatings, adhesives, and cleaning industry. Synthetic chemistry.
Afton Chemical Richmond, VA Develop new detergent/dispersant components for diesel performance additives. Synthetic chemistry.
Ceres Nanosciences Manassas, VA Develop innovative sample preparation products and diagnostic tests based on its proprietary Nanotrap® particle platform. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, surface chemistry.
Contraline Charlottesville, VA Research towards a long-lasting, non-hormonal, and reversible male contraceptive. Small molecules, polymers, hydrogels, amphiphilic molecules. Synthetic chemistry.
DuPont Richmond, VA Develop products based on porous nonwoven substrates such as Tyvek®. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Evonik Hopewell, VA Production site. Produce a variety of ingredients used for everyday personal care products (shampoos, lotions, etc). Surfactant chemistry, silicone chemistry. Synthetic chemistry.
  Richmond, VA R&D site. Oleochemicals, surfactants. Synthetic chemistry.
Green Biologics Ashland, VA Renewable specialty chemicals company with a technology platform founded on advanced Clostridium microbial fermentation. Synthetic chemistry.
Inova Falls Church, VA Not-for-profit research institute. Medicinal chemistry.
INVISTA (Koch) Waynesboro, VA INVISTA transforms daily life through innovations in the nylon, spandex, polyester, and specialty materials industries. Fiber or textile applications. Polyurethane polymers, fiber-forming elastomeric materials. Polymer chemistry.
Landos Biopharma Blacksburg, VA Develop safer, more effective oral, first-in-class therapeutics for autoimmune diseases. Medicinal chemistry.

Washington (WA)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Acucela Seattle, WA Vision related drugs. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Cepheid (Danaher) Bothell, WA Acquired by Danaher (Nov 2016). Manufacture proprietary dyes, quenchers, solid supports, and intermediates. Process chemistry.
Emerald Performance Materials Kalama, WA Fragrances, plasticizers, and intermediates. Synthetic chemistry.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, WA Biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Gilead Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry.
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) Seattle, WA Focus on R&D of products to prevent, detect, and treat infectious diseases (vaccines, diagnostics, and drugs). Small molecules for tuberculosis drug discovery. Medicinal chemistry.
Institute for Environmental Health (IEH) Seattle, WA IEH partners with food companies to implement proactive approaches to manage food safety risks. Synthetic chemistry.
Moses Lake Industries Moses Lake, WA Moses Lake Industries is a leading supplier of high performance, high purity chemicals to all segments of the semiconductor and flat panel industries. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Novo Nordisk Seattle, WA Medicinal chemistry, peptide chemistry, conjugation chemistry.
Omeros Seattle, WA Biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing, and commercializing both small molecule and protein therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry.
Seattle Genetics Bothell, WA Industry leader in developing antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for treating cancer. Medicinal chemistry, ADC chemistry, process chemistry.
Stratos Genomics Seattle, WA Developing the next generation of DNA sequencing technology. DNA/RNA oligo-synthesis, nucleic acid chemistry. Oligonucleotide chemistry.

West Virginia (WV)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
DuPont Belle, WV Manufacturing plant for Methyl Amines, DMF/DMAC, DME/DMS, Glycolic Acid, Vazo®, Hexazinone, etc. Process chemistry.
Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center (MATRIC) Charleston, WV Contract R&D firm with proven expertise in chemical process technologies, R&D, and scale up services for the chemical industry. Process chemistry.

Wisconsin (WI)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Alcami Germantown, WI API Center of Excellence. API development & manufacturing. Process chemistry.
AMRI Grafton, WI Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals location from acquisition by AMRI in April 2014. API manufacturing. Process chemistry.
Apiscent Labs Milwaukee, WI CRO/CMO serving the pharmaceutical and flavor & fragrance industries. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Madison, WI RNAi-based therapeutics. Medicinal chemistry, process chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, bioconjugation.
Bell Laboratories Madison, WI Manufacturer of rodent control products. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
Bostik (Arkema) Wauwatosa, WI Adhesives company. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Georgia-Pacific (Koch) Neenah, WI Small and macromolecules. Chemicals for use in tissue-based consumer products. Synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry.
Hutchinson Technology Eau Claire, WI Specialize in high-volume manufacturing of precision electromechanical components and assemblies. Photo sensitive polyimide formulations. Polymer chemistry, process chemistry.
Luminex Madison, WI Manufacture oligonucleotides. Chemical cleavage, deprotection, and downstream processing of oligonucleotides, Post synthetic coupling of dye reagents. Oligonucleotides, phosphoramidites, and triphosphates. Synthetic chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry, process chemistry.
MilliporeSigma Madison, WI Primary center of excellence for high-potency API (HPAPI) development and manufacturing. Process chemistry.
  Milwaukee, WI Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.
  Verona, WI Large scale manufacturing facility. Process chemistry.

Wyoming (WY)

Company Location(s) Description (company info & past job details)
Cody Laboratories (Lannett) Cody, WY Purchased by Lannett (2007). Specialize in the development and manufacture of controlled substance APIs. Synthetic chemistry, process chemistry.