Once again, the Scientific American WorldView project continues to measure global biotechnology innovation. I had the pleasure of serving as lead editorial consultant of this project, and my mission was to cut through the marketing messages and develop a coherent measure of biotechnology innovation on a country-by-country basis. Visit the WorldView homepage See the country […]
The April 2010 issue of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is now available. The links below will take you to the abstract for each paper: Volume 16, Issue 2 Editorial Case studies in innovation: What enables outstanding achievements? PDF Yali Friedman Articles Biotechnology marketing: Insider and outsider views PDF Päivi Eriksson, Heidi Rajamäki The current […]
As promised, I have posted my observations from the 2009 Kyoto Prize. I had an opportunity to interact with each of the laureates, and focused on the question of how they were able to accomplish their exemplary achievements. It is not enough to simply be brilliant or hard-working — all their peers likely share these […]
I was recently queried by the Israeli Life Science Industry on my thoughts regarding trends in the global biotechnology industry as well as elements of specific interest to Israel. You can see my full interview at ILSI’s website.
I recently gave a talk on educating the next generation of biotechnology managers and founders at a biotechnology education workshop. My sense is that the traditional education paths are not ideal ways to prepare individuals to manage or start biotechnology companies, and I describe cases from Best Practices in Biotechnology Education and courses I have […]
I will be giving a talk on Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Founders and Managers at Pittcon in Orlando on March 1st. The talk will be based on my observations in writing Building Biotechnology and editing Best Practices in Biotechnology Education, in addition to the teaching I’ve done on the topic. I’ll be posting […]
I’m giving a talk at Pittcon on biotechnology training this spring. As many readers know, I have been very active in biotechnology education through my books and the classes I teach. So, I’ve got a strong sense of the supply-side of biotechnology education and training, and the academic side of biotechnology education, but would like […]
Moira Gunn’s Tech Nation interview of Jeremy Abbate and I on the Scientific American worldView project is now available at IT Conversations. For more details, you can also see our video interview and the worldView website.
The January 2010 issue of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is now available. The links below will take you to the abstract for each paper: Volume 16, Issue 1 Editorial Time for a new business model? PDF Yali Friedman Commentary Why data exclusivity is the new patent protection PDF Peter J Pitts Follow-on biologic drug […]
I am honored to have been selected for the 2009 Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship, offered by Point Loma Nazarene University. This fellowship will allow me to attend the Kyoto Prize Ceremony, laureate lectures and workshops, and associated functions. The Kyoto Prize is one of the world’s most prestigious awards given to those who have made […]