New Host

After much frustration with the previous blog host for BiotechBlog, we’ve now moved to a new home at WordPress. Initial reactions are quite positive. Hope you like the new design.


Free market for biotech patents?

This blog post and the ensuing discussion present an interesting and revealing dialogue on the practicality of creating an open marketplace for biotech patents; the benefits of open-licensing must be weighed against the high capital and time requirements for vetting and development.


Scripps Institute proposes new Florida site for biotech park

The California-based Scripps Research Institute has told Palm Beach County commissioners that it now prefers to build its planned biotechnology park at the Florida Atlantic campus in Jupiter, a decision that came two weeks after construction on the original site near the Everglades was halted.


Overcoming Offshoring in Biotechnology

Offshoring labor to countries with cheaper labor and relaxed regulatory schemes has devastated industries such as textiles and manufacturing – and stands to do the same for much of biotechnology R&D. Read this essential series of articles to learn more about the potential and impacts of offshoring in biotechnology, and way to deal with this […]


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