Posts Tagged ‘international’

Biotech in Bangalore: hype and hope

This is a guest post by Ian Scoones, STEPS Centre, University of Sussex, UK A decade ago, biotechnology was being hyped as the next big thing. Building on the successes of the IT sector, BT (biotech) was, it was argued, going to provide a platform for growth, innovation, job creation and more. So what happened […]

Moving a foreign biotechnology company to the United States is easy as stealing in church

“What is the biggest challenge in moving a foreign biotechnology company to the United States?” I asked this question at the Delaware-New Jersey-Pennsylvania annual biotechnology conference and received a surprising response. The consensus was neatly stated by one of the panelists: “Moving to the US is like stealing in church.” For all the problems one […]