Biotechnology Management Papers, 2010

These papers are from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons biotechnology company management: If You Build It, Will They Come? Derek Francis Profitability […]


Profitability and Orphans: The Role of Price and Incentives in Four Different Markets

This is a student paper from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. Profitability and Orphans: The Role of Price […]


If You Build It, Will They Come?

This is a student paper from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. If You Build It, Will They Come? […]


Patent Analysis: A Tool for Making Strategic Business Decisions

This is a student paper from the 2010 final projects in the NIH Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences’ TECH 366 — Biotechnology Management. The students were asked to tell a story based on the course lectures, and to expand with general lessons on biotechnology company management. Patent Analysis: A Tool for Making Strategic […]


Drug Patent Expirations in June 2010

Drug Patent Expirations in June 2010 *Drugs may be covered by multiple patents Tradename Applicant Generic Name Patent Number Patent Expiration NICOTROL Mcneil Cons nicotine 6,098,632 Jun 8, 2010 NICOTROL Pharmacia And Upjohn nicotine 5,400,808 Jun 8, 2010 NICOTROL Pharmacia And Upjohn nicotine 6,098,632 Jun 8, 2010 NICOTROL Mcneil Cons nicotine 5,501,236 Jun 8, 2010 […]


Coming soon: Building the case for biotechnology

Announcing a new textbook from Logos Press: Building the Case for Biotechnology: Management Case Studies in Science, Laws, Regulations, Politics, and Business Mark J. Ahn, Michael A. Alvarez, Arlen D. Meyers, Anne S. York, editors Foreword by G. Steven Burrill First Edition, July 2010 Perfect Bound, 416 pages, US$79.95 ISBN: 978-1-934899-15-1 This volume helps to […]


Guest post: Healthcare Reform Bill Presents Significant Opportunity for Life Science Companies Engaged in Innovative Research

This is a guest post from William H. Kitchens, partner at the Atlanta law firm Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. Do you have a response to Kitchens’ post? Respond in the comments section below. Buried in the recently enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 is a significant benefit for small- and mid-sized biotech, […]


Scientific American WorldView 2010: Measuring global biotechnology innovation

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 […]


Get to Market Now! Turn FDA Compliance into a Competitive Edge in the Era of Personalized Medicine

Now available: a book by frequent BiotechBlog contributor, John Avellanet. In this new book — Get to Market Now! Turn FDA Compliance into a Competitive Edge in the Era of Personalized Medicine — John teaches you how to take advantage of evolving FDA compliance requirements and cutting-edge new product development techniques to bring your new […]


2010 Biotech Humanitarian Award goes to Robert Klein

Robert Klein has been selected as the Honoree for the 2010 Biotech Humanitarian Award. BIO established the Biotech Humanitarian Award in 2009 to recognize everyday heroes within the biotechnology community who have helped heal, fuel and feed the planet through their work. In the words of Jim Greenwood, CEO and President of BIO, “BIO is […]


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