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Is Marketing Manipulating Your CMO Selection?
Is Marketing Manipulating Your CMO Selection?

A report on biologics API outsourcing provides insights on how marketing and reputation influences BioPharma's selection of CMOs. Both sides need to line up actual CMO performance and capabilities with market perceptions. But sponsors beware: Under a marketing spell, it appears the best strategy to select CMOs is to find those perceived as most expensive.

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  • Is Marketing Manipulating Your CMO Selection?
    Is Marketing Manipulating Your CMO Selection?

    A report on biologics API outsourcing provides insights on how marketing and reputation influences BioPharma's selection of CMOs. Both sides need to line up actual CMO performance and capabilities with market perceptions. But sponsors beware: Under a marketing spell, it appears the best strategy to select CMOs is to find those perceived as most expensive.

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    UPS' Pain in the Chain survey is one of the best ways to understand where life science companies stand on the issues making logistics a headache and keeping executives up at night. Since 2008, the survey of healthcare and life science supply chain professionals has attempted to determine the needs of these companies.

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    More Biotech Mixology For Successful Outsourcing

    Last we left off, M. (Ken) Kengatharan, PhD, MBA, serial start-up entrepreneur and scientist – or biotech mixologist – was mixing examples of outsourcing that included falsely inflated balloons and Super Hero deliveries of API. Here Kengatharan draws some final lessons and insights into successful outsourcing. 

  • Outsourcing Lessons From A Biotech Mixologist
    Outsourcing Lessons From A Biotech Mixologist

    M. (Ken) Kengatharan is an accomplished mixologist. What he mixes professionally is biotech business models, drug researchers and developers, private and venture capital, entrepreneurs and investors … with a large shot of strategic outsourcing. Through his experiences at the five biotechs he’s put together, we can learn how to improve sponsor and service-provider dynamics.

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    Though differentiating large-molecule biosimilars from small molecule generics is a staple in biosimilar education, Amit Munshi, CEO of pure-play biosimilar company EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, argues the history of the generics market could hold valuable clues as to how the biosimilar market will evolve.

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