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Scrip Asks…What Does 2021 Hold For Biopharma? Part 5: Business Environment And Strategy

A strong year is predicted for biopharma business with investment and deal making set to continue apace. Executives across industry share their forecasts for the year ahead.

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Scrip Asks…What Does 2021 Hold For Biopharma? Part 4: Technology And Disease

Around 100 executives highlight the hot areas to watch on the R&D front in 2021. From cancer to CNS and from regenerative medicine to real world data, expectations are high on many fronts.

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Scrip Asks…What Does 2021 Hold For Biopharma? Part 3: Patient Access To Health Care

Executives share their expectations and hopes around the multi-faceted topic of patient access to medicines. From health inequities to value assessment and reimbursement trends, expectations for change abound.

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Scrip Asks…What Does 2021 Hold For Biopharma? Part 2: COVID-19 Shock Waves And Silver Linings

Executives expect the changes wrought by necessity in the face of a global pandemic to have lasting effects, both positive and negative, on the biopharma sector. Here they share their predictions for the coming year.

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Scrip Asks…What Does 2021 Hold For Biopharma? Part 1: Tackling COVID-19

Industry leaders share their expectations around COVID-19 for the coming year. Further product development and vaccine rollout will be key themes in 2021. Equitable supply and addressing the mental health challenges associated with lockdowns also loom large.

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Scrip Asks… What Does 2020 Hold For Biopharma? Part 4: The Patient

From the general to the particular: drug developers are increasingly tailoring therapies to individuals. Driven by important advances in understanding biology as well as new tools to harness big data, industry participants expect significant progress in biopharma’s approach to the patient.

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Scrip Asks…What Does 2020 Hold For Biopharma? Part 3: Policy And Regulation

The US election will intensify  the spotlight on drug costs, regulators will have their hands full with advanced therapy filings, and the need to address rising infectious disease threats will mount. Biosimilars, cannabis and Brexit are among other hot topics for 2020.

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Scrip Asks… What Does 2020 Hold For Biopharma? Part 2: Business And Investment

Executives and analysts predict trends spanning M&A, leadership diversity, curative gene therapy commercialization, biosimilars strategy and more. Expect technology innovation to continue to drive investment and deal making in biopharma.

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Scrip Asks…What Does 2020 Hold For Biopharma? Part 1: Therapeutic Advances

Advances in multiple scientific areas will mature into novel therapeutics, often tailored for the individual patient and increasingly curative, making biopharma an exciting place to be in 2020.

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Scrip Asks...What Does 2019 Hold For Biopharma? Part 3: Pricing, Reimbursement And Market Access

How much therapies should cost and how they should be reimbursed are questions that are expected to dominate in 2019, according to industry experts and participants interviewed by Scrip on their expectations for the coming year. This is the focus for the final installment of our three-part Scrip Asks series.

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Scrip Asks… What Does 2019 Hold For Biopharma? Part 2: Business Trends

What do biopharma leaders and experts expect for the coming year? Following on from therapeutic area insights in part 1, our interviewees consider the outlook for business trends, from M&A and financing to digital strategy, AI and organizational management.

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Scrip Asks... What Will 2019 Hold For Biopharma? Part 1: Therapeutic Advances

Scrip journalists asked industry executives, consultants and analysts what they believe the big themes, trends and events will be in 2019. Here's what they told us about advances in therapeutic technologies and areas of clinical innovation.

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Scrip Asks... What Is The Future Of Biotech?

Scrip asked industry leaders during the BIO 2018 meeting to envision future changes to the rapidly evolving world of biotechnology, predicting what the next five years will bring. 

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Scrip Asks...What Is The Current Trend For Open Innovation In Asia?

Open Innovation and global partnering are becoming one of the most frequent themes of bio conferences in South Korea and elsewhere. Scrip talked to global experts at the recent Bio Korea 2018 meeting about their views on the current climate and trends for open innovation in Asia, as well as some challenges and benefits in pursuing open innovation approaches with Asian companies.

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Scrip Asks… What Are The Biggest Barriers To Women In Leadership Roles?

Scrip talked to five female CEOs about the barriers in biopharma that prevent more women from reaching the top leadership ranks and their thoughts on what industry can do to improve gender diversity. 

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Scrip Asks… What's The Current Climate For Deal-Making? (Part 2)

Following Gilead's acquisition of Kite, buzz grew that the deal might catalyze a surge in deal-making. Scrip asked a broad cross-section of biopharma insiders and observers about the deal-making environment – featured here are big pharma and industry experts.

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Scrip Asks… What's The Current Climate For Deal-Making? (Part 1)

Following Gilead's acquisition of Kite, buzz grew that the deal might catalyze a surge in deal-making. Scrip asked a broad cross-section of biopharma insiders and observers about the deal-making environment – first up are responses from small biotechs.

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Scrip Asks… Is The Biosimilar Cost-Saving Theory Sustainable?

Scrip asks industry whether the promise of biosimilars producing substantial cost-savings is a sustainable model to help healthcare systems afford the next wave of expensive biologics. Drug developers and trade associations comment on the caveats still in play when it comes to biosimilars, cost-cutting and market access.

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Scrip Asks… Is The Microbiome Hype Or Happening?

Buzz is growing over the potential of research on the microbiome to yield new therapeutics. Scrip asked pharma, academics and venture capitalists how long it might take to see results, what breakthroughs are needed and which therapeutic areas might benefit first. Vote to tell us what you think.

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Scrip Asks… What Will Happen In Orphan Drug Pricing In The Next Five Years?

Feb 28 is Rare Disease Day. To mark the occasion, Scrip asked experts the question: Do you see orphan drug pricing coming under pressure over the next five years?

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