Tag Archives: innovation
By Ben Comer | Published: February 13, 2013
During his fifth State of the Union address, President Obama struck many familiar chords – including a line about ending certain subsidies to pharmaceutical companies – and emphasized, repeatedly, the need to get things done on the policy front. Will the sequestration drum beat goad members of the 113th Congress onto the dance floor?
By Guest Blogger | Published: February 12, 2013
By Stephanie Sutton, PharmTech Europe. Consultancy firm IDEA Pharma has released what it calls a ‘Productive Innovation Index’, which ranks pharmaceutical companies based on their ability to successfully commercialize new innovations. The company has been published the index for three years and uses publicly available data to reach its conclusions. Although the index [...]
By Ben Comer | Published: December 13, 2012
Participants in the 23rd Annual NYPF General Assembly last Friday outlined the many challenges facing industry, and the importance of collaboration as a way to move forward.
By Jill Wechsler | Published: July 27, 2012
The time and cost of developing new drugs are rising, venture capitalists make no return on investments in biopharma R&D, and other countries are boosting support in this area while U.S. policy makers propose funding cuts for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This bleak picture of the “state of biomedical innovation” was painted by [...]
By Julian Upton | Published: June 20, 2012
CROs and pharma battled for the innovation crown at last week’s annual PCMG’s conference. Julian Upton reports. It’s rather refreshing, in these gloomy economic times, to attend an event that bucks the trend for austerity, and the Pharmaceutical Contract Management Group (PCMG) annual conference last week certainly did that. For the last four years of its [...]