ClearOrbit Rolls Up More Supply Chain IT Processes

ClearOrbit (Austin, TX), which has been a player in biopharm- or healthcare-related supply chain processes, is extending its reach with a series of partnerships announced recently with other IT companies involved in supply chain, warehousing and transportation. Some of the […]

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Automating the Business-Development Process

A white paper from the IT company Vertical*i (Lausanne, Switzerland; US HQ: New York) proposes the concept of “open (networked) innovation” as a method to better analyze all the implications of life sciences partnerships ranging from licensing deals to mergers […]

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SAP and Teradata Partner on Data Warehousing

Building a better infrastructure for business intelligence and analytics is the goal of an agreement between SAP AG (Walldorf, Germany) and Teradata (Miamisburg, OH). The companies will offer SAP Netweaver Business Warehouse and Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse as an […]

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Riding the Biotech Financing Rollercoaster

Ernst & Young’s latest industry report assesses the grim prospects THE ANNUAL BEYOND BORDERS: Global Biotechnology Report from Ernst &Young’s Global Biotechnology Center (GBC; Cambridge, MA) pulls together perspectives from around the world on how the industry is performing for […]

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Drug Wholesalers and the Generic Price War

While the drug wholesaling industry appears reasonably healthy right now, the ongoing generic drug price war among retail pharmacies will create the risk of reduced wholesaler profitability. Understanding this dynamic is crucial for predicting the future of wholesaler relationships with […]

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