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Can compliance help marketing and business development?

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology
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Can compliance help marketing and business development?

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ABSTRACT: In many FDA-regulated companies, the marketing and business development departments have a quietly antagonistic relationship with their quality and regulatory affairs colleagues. While compliance is supposed to ensure that a safe, efficacious and high-quality new product reaches the marketplace, marketing and business development executives are left to grumble: how are consumers – much less partners and investors – supposed to learn about and get excited about a new product if their work is so constricted? This paper suggests that there is a way to turn compliance from the millstone around Marketing’s neck to the whetstone that helps hone a sharper competitive edge…

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Biotechnology policy in European countries: An assessment

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology
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Biotechnology policy in European countries: An assessment

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ABSTRACT: For more than 20 years, all major European governments have put biotechnology as a priority on their innovation policy agendas. How did each of the three big countries – France, the UK and Germany – manage their biotechnology policy, and what results have they achieved? A project funded by the European Commission tried to find out by assessing, over the period 1994–2001, the development of the knowledge base, patent activities, technology transfer measures, regulatory policy, industry promotion measure and public opinion…

The Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is a unique forum for all those involved in biotechnology commercialization to present, share, and explore new ideas, latest thinking and best practices, making it an indispensable guide for those developing projects and careers within this fast moving field.

Each issue publishes peer-reviewed, authoritative, cutting-edge articles written by the leading practitioners and researchers in the field, addressing topics such as:

  • Management
  • Policy
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Regulation
  • Bioethics

For more information, see the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology website


Additional on-line material: Pharmacoeconomics and the growth of the biotechnology industry

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Additional on-line material: Pharmacoeconomics and the growth of the biotechnology industry
Go to paperABSTRACT: Assuming a constant stream of new biotec…


Intellectual property: The driving force for growth and funding

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Intellectual property: The driving force for growth and funding
Go to paperABSTRACT: For most ‘bio-entrepreneurs’ the science is the easy part — levera…


Current and future prospects for the global biotechnology industry

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Current and future prospects for the global biotechnology industry
Go to paperABSTRACT: The number of biotechnology compounds has been increasing steadi…