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Division of Pfizer Inc.

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Big Pharma's Leap into Biologics: Bridging both Scientific and Cultural Gaps

Pharma companies are bullish about biologics, seeing them as at least a partial solution for the pipeline troubles and reimbursement challenges bedeviling the industry. The major question is how best to bring these new biologics capabilities in-house--either piecemeal through a series of smaller acquisitions and licensing deals or in one fell swoop through the acquisition of a player with soup-to-nuts capabilities. Both strategies require delicate post-merger management skills, but many feel acquiring an end-to-end player is a faster, less risky solution to filling the biologics gap. But because few end-to-end biologics players are left for acquisition, in the future it seems likely that Big Pharma will be forced to make a serial acquisition strategy work.
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The Next-Generation Antibody Players

A host of companies are vying to develop new and improved antibodies. Technologies span the gamut from improving ADCC effector function to stripping away components of traditional antibodies to create leaner molecules that may be cheaper to manufacture and eaiser to deliver orally. These start-ups remain product focused, eschewing the platform technology model. Pharmaceutical and established biotechnology companies are eager to get their hands on the technologies, causing a flurry of deal-making in the last year.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
      • Bioinformatics
    • Large Molecule
      • Antibodies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Roberto Crea, PhD, CEO
  • Contact Info
  • Bioren Inc.
    Phone: (650) 654-5811
    100 Glenn Way, Ste. 1
    San Carlos, CA 94070