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Europe Needs More Patient Capital To Nurture Biotechs

Executive Summary

Analysis by the European Investment Bank predicts that EU biotechs face a funding shortfall of up to €40bn by 2021. Barbara Freischem, executive director of European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises, who moderated a panel on the topic at BIO-Europe Spring 2018, talked to Scrip about initiatives that could alleviate the shortfall.

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