Big pharma’s billion-dollar bets

April 18, 2019

Why is big pharma paying billions to take over small companies? Arash Massoudi, the FT's corporate finance and deals editor, explains that as patents expire and the pressure to cut R&D costs rises, large pharmaceutical companies are being forced to make risky bets in search of the next blockbuster drug.

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The race towards commercialisation of cell and gene products has already begun. Where technology innovations are pathing the way towards the development of these products, challenges surrounding scale up and closed system processing highlight areas that need our focus so that cell and gene therapy products can be produced on an industrial scale The Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Forum is the only conference that is 100% dedicated to focusing on development of manufacturing processes for these products. With presentations on improving cost efficiency, innovative strategies for commercialisation as well as closed system processing, optimised manufacturing scheduling and maintaining GMP compliance, this forum is one that is not to be missed!

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