Category: Talks and Publications

2008 in Review

For a comprehensive review of biotech happenings in 2008 and visions for 2009, check out BioProcess International’s recent article “2008 in Review.” This article features interviews with me and a number of other industry insiders about our relections on events in 2008, and projections for what the future will bring.

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 […]

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 […]

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology — October 2008

The July 2008 issue of the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is now available. The links below will take you to the abstract for each paper: Volume 14, Issue 4 Editorial Continuing education in biotechnology PDF Yali Friedman Articles Can compliance help marketing and business development? PDF John Avellanet Money for nothing? Risks in biopharmaceutical companies […]

Biotechnology Career Development

Two upcoming talks on biotechnology career development strategies at Johns Hopkins campuses: Homewood Campus Friday, Oct. 17th 2008 5:30-7:30pm Remsen Hall Rm 101 3400 North Charles Street East Baltimore Campus Wednesday, Oct. 22nd 2008 5:30-7:30pm Wood Basic Science Auditorium 725 Wolfe Street Signed copies of my books will also be available for sale. For more […]

Seeking experienced industry insiders for book series

I’d like to build on the success of my “Best Practices in Biotechnology…” book series by producing more edited compilations focused on discrete industry topics such as: Marketing IP management R&D management Communications etc. If you are interested in leading one of these projects and editing a topical compilation, please visit the Logos Press Submission […]

Building Biotechnology 3rd Edition now available

Building Biotechnology: Business, Regulations, Patents, Law, Politics, Science 460 pages Hardcover: 978-09734676-5-9 Softcover: 978-09734676-6-6 Third Edition August, 2008 Homepage The definitive primer and leading textbook on the business of biotechnology is now available in its third edition. This new edition is over 100 pages longer than the second edition and adds new chapters, new figures […]

Beyond the Business Plan: Managing unexpected risk in biotechnology business development

Here’s a slideshow of a talk I recently gave at the Johns Hopkins biotechnology MS/MBA program. The purpose is to illustrate the elements which are important to consider after penning your business plan, and to help position oneself to be prepared for unexpected risks. The material is largely drawn from my book, Building Biotechnology. Go […]