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Specialty Pharmaceuticals: Solving the Encore Problem

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Even the most successful specialty pharmas hit a point where an in-licensing candidate has to be almost too costly in order to sustain the growth of the organization. Start-ups are trying to avoid this trap by developing capabilities that add significant value to an in-licensing candidate, or by having at the outset some approach to identifying products and niches that no one else can.

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