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US Regulators and Industry Bodies Push Forward with Global Expansion

At the annual meeting of the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) this year, FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg concluded her keynote address by describing a “dramatically changing global marketplace” and its “huge implications” for FDA’s ability to ensure the safety and quality of products manufactured elsewhere. In addition to conducting more inspections and oversight of […]
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Bureaucratic Roadblocks Threaten Biopharma Growth

Ahead of the BIO International Convention next week, Jim Greenwood, President and CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, writes that protecting intellectual property rights is vital to biopharma innovation. There is a clear link between a country’s rate of economic development and the strength of its intellectual property laws. This is particularly true in knowledge-intensive […]
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Vietnam's Pharma Market "to Rocket" Over Next Six Years

Vietnam’s pharma market in Vietnam is set to increase by $5 billion over the next six years, reaching a net worth of $8 billion by 2020 and representing a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15.4%, says research firm GlobalData. The company’s  report states that the scarcity of low-priced generic drugs, combined with a belief […]
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BRIC Nations' "Blossoming Healthcare Budgets" Revive Clinical Trials Opportunities

While some clinical trial sponsors have been driven out of the BRIC nations, a rise in rank for each country — Brazil, Russia, India, China — is expected over the next four years, indicating “blossoming healthcare budgets and markets that are ripe with opportunities for development”. According to a Thomson Reuters report, Overcoming Clinical Challenges in BRIC […]
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What MNCs Can Learn from Generics Companies

In the last three decades, MNCs have contributed greatly to the transfer of knowledge to generic companies in areas such as technology, marketing know-how, working methods, management techniques, R&D, and branding. However, now is the time that MNCs can also learn significantly from generic companies amid the changing global industry landscape. This evolution has enabled […]
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