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Recognition & Awards

Vertex is continually recognized as an industry leader and top employer by leading local and national publications.

Vertex was named #71 on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers list in the mid-size category. The ranking recognizes 500 companies (250 large, 250 mid-size) across 25 industries.


Vertex is the first recipient of the Forbes Breakthrough Drug Award, an award that recognizes a significant advance in medicine. The company was selected for its work in developing the first medicine to treat the cause of cystic fibrosis.


Forbes World's Most Innovative Companies

Vertex ranks #15 of 100 on Forbes' 2015 World's Most Innovative Companies List


San Diego Business Journal: For the second year in a row, Vertex's San Diego office was named to the San Diego Business Journal's 100 Best Places to Work list.


Boston Business Journal: For the ninth consectutive year, Vertex has been named to the Boston Business Journal's 'Best Places to Work' list. 

Science magazine: For six years in a row, Vertex has been named to the top five of the Top Employer list by Science magazine, ranking #4 in 2015.

The Scientist magazine:  Vertex ranked #5 of the top 20 companies on The Scientist's annual "Best Places to Work in the Industry" list in 2012. This is the second time Vertex was included as a top place to work by The Scientist.

The Boston Globe: For the sixth time, Vertex was named one of Boston’s Top Places to Work.

Last updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 17:40