Volume 95 Issue 11 | pp. 36-45
Issue Date: March 13, 2017

Cover Story

Building pharmaceutical outsourcing partnerships

Three stories of creating new therapeutic molecules
Department: Business
Keywords: pharmaceuticals, outsourcing, pharmaceutical chemicals
, drug manufacturing, active pharmaceutical ingredients, contract manufacturing, biologics, automation, outsourcing, antibody drug conjugate, Immunomedics

Throughout the U.S. presidential election season and into the Trump presidency, the high cost of drugs has made for heated discussion. A popular topic for pundits is the amount drug companies spend on marketing compared to the generally smaller sum they spend on research.

Little attention, though, is paid to what it costs them to manufacture their products. That’s in part because manufacturing is less glamorous than marketing and in part because . . .

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