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In-depth analysis of the critical issues impacting the full spectrum of the pharmaceutical manufacturing value chain.

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The success of the innovator drug market is critical not only for pharmaceutical companies, but also for their manufacturing partners and suppliers. Oncology, the largest therapeutic category in the global pharmaceutical market, offers great...
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What is the working relationship between the FDA and industry? Have expectations changed, and if so, how? A recent analysis by the PwC Health Research Institute examines how pharmaceutical company executives view the FDA in a changing healthcare...
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How are the fundamentals for the market for custom synthesis? DCAT Value Chain Insights (VCI) examines the key factors shaping the market and recent activity among fine-chemical producers and contract manufacturers. The collective performance of...
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Strategic sourcing initiatives, such as outsourcing and shared services, are ways in which companies can manage complexity, reduce costs, and achieve operational efficiency. In implementing shared service models, digital technologies are...
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Overall US venture capital funding was up 61% on a value basis in 2014 with life sciences investment up 29%, making 2014 the highest level of life sciences venture capital funding since 2008. The flow of venture capital funding is one important...
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Recent surveys from global and US CEOs provide executive perspective on the prospects for economic growth, company performance, and overarching issues. As we start a new year, how do CEOs see 2015 and the near term? Two separate surveys,...
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A rebound in US economic growth bodes well, but slower growth in China and Europe temper the global macroeconomic outlook. So what should the pharmaceutical industry expect on the macroeconomic front in 2015? A recent analysis by PwC offers five...
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As the pharmaceutical industry begins a new year, what may be the key issues, trends, and events shaping the industry in 2015? DCAT Value Chain Insights (VCI) examines 10 top trends impacting the pharmaceutical manufacturing value chain.  A new...