Archive for December, 2008

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology — January 2009

The January 2009 issue of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is now available. The links below will take you to the abstract for each paper: Volume 15, Issue 1 Editorial Biotechnology commercialisation: Getting past the technology-push PDF Yali Friedman Articles Record integrity and licensing your intellectual property PDF John Avellanet NIH assistance for new therapeutic […]


Instructor resources for Building Biotechnology

Last week I sent an update to my list of biotech educators about the availability of instructor resources for Building Biotechnology. I’m starting to see interest among educators who I didn’t email, so I ‘m posting a follow-up here to spread the word. The instructor resources are free for qualified educators and include figures and […]


Biotechnology and the Global Financial Crisis

Emergent biotechnology companies are very reliant on capital, often having less than two years capital on hand. Like other businesses with strong needs for cash, one would expect biotechnology companies to be adversely effected by a dearth of capital. The biotechnology financial crisis and request for pass-forward tax breaks have been covered elsewhere; I’ve been […]


Ranking International Biotechnology

I’m working on an International Biotechnology ranking and comparison for a well-known publication, and am looking for data sets comparing biotechnology activities in different countries as well as interesting anecdotes about successes/failures/challenges encountered in developing biotechnology in different countries as well between countries. If you’ve got comparative data sets or interesting anecdotes, please drop me […]


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