What is the best approach to enter the biotechnology business

An interesting thread on the topic of educational paths to enter the biotechnology industry has popped up in the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology Linkedin group. Are you intrigued? Do you have any guidance? Hop over and join the discussion. Check out the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology and my Biotechnology Books for more information on the […]


Building Biotechnology in Turkey

The Turkish response to the innovation score I generated for them in the Scientific American Worldview Scorecard was pretty clear. They interpret their low score — 39th out of 48 countries measured — as an indication that they continue to ‘miss the biotech train.’ The primary reasons for Turkey’s low score are: Relatively weak intellectual […]


Drug Patent Expirations in July 2011

Drug Patent Expirations in July 2011 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration ALAMAST Santen pemirolast potassium 5,034,230*PED Jul 2, 2011 ANZEMET Sanofi Aventis Us dolasetron mesylate 4,906,755 Jul 2, 2011 ISTODAX Celgene romidepsin 4,977,138 Jul 6, 2011 VISIPAQUE 320 Ge Healthcare iodixanol RE36418 Jul 12, 2011 […]


Dr. Paul Offit Receives 2011 Biotech Humanitarian Award

It has been an honor and an adventure helping judge the Biotech Humanitarian Award again this year. I’m pleased to announce that this year’s honor goes to Dr. Paul Offit, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit was selected […]


Third Annual Scientific American Worldview: Measuring Global Biotechnology

The third issue of Scientic American’s Worldview is now available at www.saworldview.com. In this latest issue I continue my comparative assessment of the biotechnology innovation environment in different countries. I also include additional highlights: Which country is home to the most drug inventors? Which country has the greatest biotechnology patenting intensity? Which country has the […]


Building Biotechnology Booksigning Today at BIO

I will be signing the following books today at the BIO bookstore from 3pm to 4:30pm: Building Biotechnology: The definitive biotechnology industry primer Best Practices in Biotechnology Business Development: Valuation, Licensing, Cash Flow, Pharmacoeconomics, Market Selection, Communication, and Intellectual Property Best Practices in Biotechnology Education 22 International Best Practices in K-12, College, Certificate, Master’s, Doctoral, […]


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