Start-Up Quarterly Statistics, Q4 2010
This article was originally published in Start Up
Biopharma, medical device and in vitro diagnostics start-ups brought in a total of $548 million in Q4 2010, a 30% drop from the previous quarter and a 24% decrease from Q4 2009. Six start-up acquisitions were completed - five in the biopharmaceutical industry and one diagnostic transaction. In the fourth quarter there were 27 start-up biopharma alliances covering a wide range of therapeutic categories, and fourteen of them involved large molecules.
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