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Purpose driven recruitment

We believe in advancing the life sciences sector by connecting organisations with the right talent to drive innovation and improve global health.

  • Connecting passionate talent with impactful organisations.
  • Empowering organisations that are making a tangible difference.
  • Leveraging expertise with deep industry knowledge and insights.
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Empowering life sciences with exceptional talent

At N2, we're dedicated to advancing life sciences through outstanding talent acquisition.

Our mission is to connect visionary organisations with skilled professionals committed to transforming health and science. We recognize the critical impact of the right expertise in driving groundbreaking innovations and improving lives. By leveraging our deep industry knowledge and extensive network, we ensure a perfect match between companies and candidates, fostering growth and success.

Our commitment to excellence and integrity sets us apart, making N2 a trusted recruitment partner in the life sciences sector.

N2: What does the name mean?

The N2 triple covalent bond is one of the strongest chemical bonds in the universe and makes up about 78% of the Earth's atmosphere. It's a key component of amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids making it essential for life.

We like to think this strong triple bond is the trusted relationships we build between our team, our clients and our candidates.

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Our founder and director

Simeon Ractliffe

With over 20 years in science recruitment and a solid scientific background, I have proven experience in this field.

By using creative ways to attract candidates, building talent pools, and fostering a strong, trusted network of candidates and clients, I love bringing people together to achieve shared goals.

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BioCity Nottingham

We're proud to be part of BioCity Nottingham

With the bright sparks of biotech start ups

BioCity Nottingham is a true success story from back in 2003 transforming the former Boots R&D site (where Ibuprofen was discovered) into a centre of excellence for pharmaceutical and biotech CROs and contract research and development organisations.

Now part of the Pioneer Group, BioCity Nottingham continues to grow as part of a large connected cluster of science campuses in the UK and Ireland, an ecosystem helping life science and high-tech businesses thrive in tackling human and planetary health challenges.

Find out more about BioCity
BioAscent Discovery
Working with Simeon at N2 Talent is always a very positive experience. His expertise and excellent communication has helped us find great candidates to welcome to BioAscent.

I highly recommend Simeon, N2 Talent for his reliable and efficient recruitment services.
Allison Ballard, Talent Acquisition Manager

BioAscent Discovery

We have worked with N2 Talent for several years now on sourcing various roles for our business.

Each time, N2 have been professional and efficient in assisting us to explore the market and always provide us with a personal touch. N2 ... Read more
Rebecca Bull, HR Manager


Charnwood Discovery
N2 Talent has been valuable in helping Charnwood Discovery grow over the past few years with our recruitment advertising activities. Placing our science vacancies on the N2 platform has proved successful in reaching out to qualified and experienced scientists.

Simeon has ... Read more
Kevin Walker, Talent Manager

Charnwood Discovery

N2 Talent is beyond doubt the most efficient and reliable recruitment service used by Phenotypeca, consistently identifying top-class candidates for fast and efficient recruitment to a diverse range of technical positions.
Dr Chris Finnis, Founding Director


Medilink Midlands
Medilink Midlands trusted go to service provider N2 Talent not only offer our members exclusive offers and discounts but also provide a first-class recruitment offer for businesses looking to grow and innovate in the MedTech and Life science sector.

Our members ... Read more
Joanne Bekis, Partner and Relationship Manager

Medilink Midlands

Moya International
As a consultant, when I refer someone to a client, it's not just a reflection of their work quality, but also a testament to my own credentials.

Simeon is among my go-to experts in the field of recruitment. He consistently delivers ... Read more
Costa Philippou, Director

Moya International

We recently used N2 Talent for two graduate regulatory roles, in Nottinghamshire and Devon. In collaboration we developed job specification and roles, to be used on the N2 Talent website. We chose to use the LinkedIn service to ensure we ... Read more
Janet Worrell, Head of Regulatory


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