Pharmaceutical globalization: Where are drugs invented?
I’m back from the Filling the Pipeline conference in Boston, where I presented a talk on pharmaceutical globalization.
Maintaining control of pharmaceutical drug innovation is key for national security, public health, and economic development. We know that much of late-stage development has gone overseas, but the question remains: Where are drugs invented? Using the DrugPatentWatch database, I demonstrate a model to track pharmaceutical globalization using patents and reveal the locations of pharmaceutical innovation. For more, see the slide deck below: