Category: Talks and Publications

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology — April 2010 issue now available

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 […]


Case studies in innovation: What enables outstanding achievements?

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 […]


Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Managers and Founders

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 […]


Educating the Next Generation of Biotechnology Founders and Managers

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 […]


How do you train your new biotechnology employees?

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 […]


Journal of Commercial Biotechnology — January 2010 issue now available

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 […]


Kyoto Prize Journalism Fellowship

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 […]


Journal of Commercial Biotechnology — October 2009 issue now available

The October 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 4 Editorial Intellectual property and biotechnology innovation: To protect or not protect? PDF Yali Friedman Commentary The correlation between medical tourism and biotechnology PDF David G Vequist […]