Tag Archives: Big Pharma

Merck and Novartis Down in Q3 Financial Reports

By Jennifer Markarian Pharmaceutical industry leaders Novartis and Merck—among others—released second-quarter 2012 results showing global sales down in third-quarter 2012, with growth in key pharmaceutical products helping to offset losses due to patent expirations.
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Is the Worst of the Patent Cliff Behind Us?

By Amy Ritter. In a bit of good news for pharma, Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded its outlook for the global pharmaceutical industry to stable. The Moody’s rating reflects expectations for fundamental business conditions in the industry over the next 12 to 18 months, and until now, the industry had been limping along under a […]
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New Non-Profit Alliance of Big Pharma Firms

By Amy Ritter. Ten biopharmaceutical companies announced the formation of a nonprofit organization called TransCelerate BioPharma, the mission of which is to accelerate the development of new medicines by identifying and solving common drug development challenges.
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Measuring Responsibility in Big Pharma

Measuring Responsibility in Big Pharma If you can’t measure it, the saying goes, it doesn’t count.  But what if you’re measuring the wrong things? The Access to Medicines Index (www.accesstomedicineindex.org) is an attempt to measure and compare the corporate social responsibility of both innovator (20) and generics (7) companies based on a number of different […]
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Pharma Surges Ahead in Online Communications

It may surprise some working in the industry, but pharmaceutical companies, in particular those in Europe, rank among the world’s best online corporate communicators, writes David Bowen. Big Pharma has emerged as among the top online performers in the latest Financial Times–Bowen Craggs Index of web effectiveness, which examines the ‘web estates’ of 81 of […]
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