Volume 90 Issue 11 | p. 15
Issue Date: March 12, 2012

Cover Stories

Pharma Outsourcing

Today’s cash-strapped biotechnology firms need more assistance than ever from their manufacturing partners
Department: Business
Keywords: Pharma, outsourcing, biotech, Genmab, Probiodrug, Euthymics

Small and Start-up pharmaceutical companies must juggle a lot of balls as they move potential drugs toward the market. They are conducting animal and human trials of their compounds. They are meting out cash carefully while courting investors for more funds. And they are looking ahead to potential big pharma partners in the fortunate event that the trials are successful and their drugs show commercial potential.

The last thing these companies want to worry about . . .

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