Executive Briefing - Biopartnering 2.0
This article was originally published in Scrip
The biopharmaceutical industry's perennial search for innovation continues to drive diverse alliance activity between commercial partners of all stripes. More recently, the macroeconomic climate has been impacting on dealmaker behaviour, with the emergence of risk aversion, creative thinking and more emphasis on value in partners' decision making. Many firms are rethinking their relationships with leading universities as part of broader strategies to boost innovation. Expect biopartnering models to reach a new level, says Pete Chan.
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