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The Bio Report: What a Decade of Investment Tells Us About the Health of Biotech

Emerging Therapeutic Company Investment and Deal Trends

In this podcast, The Bio Report’s Daniel Levine interviews BIO’s Dave Thomas on the recent release of a new BIO Industry Analysis report – Emerging Therapeutic Company Investment and Deal Trends – highlighting ten years (2005-2014) of biotechnology funding and deal making across five areas: venture capital, IPOs, follow-on public offerings, licensing, and acquisitions. The report also offers a first-time look at the degree of collaboration across the industry’s clinical pipeline. Some of the key findings Read More >

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Life Science Leader Asks: What Areas Are Often Overlooked by Academics Turned Biotech Entrepreneurs?

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In my third installment of a four-part series interviewing Peter Young, executive-in-residence with A.M. Pappas & Associates, he shared missteps made by academics aspiring to become entrepreneurs and also offered up some advice on partnering with VCs. Check out my interview, which will include lessons that won’t be a part of his 2015 BIO International Convention session, Inventing Your Own Hub: Evolving Institutional Models for Translational Medicine, (June 16, 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m., room 105AB) Here is Part 1, Read More >

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State of the Industry for Emerging Therapeutic Companies

Emerging Therapeutic Company Investment and Deal Trends

Emerging therapeutic companies are at their strongest point in a decade. In our new report on investment and deal trends, the BIO Industry Analysis team shows how this segment within the biotech industry has been faring over the last 10 years. The annual aggregate totals show that for almost every funding or deal activity analyzed, 2014 was the peak year of the last decade. A strong public market, a revitalized private funding environment, and a Read More >

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Life Science Leader Asks: Are you Ready for a Grant-Funding QA Audit?

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In my second installment of a four-part series interviewing Peter Young, executive-in-residence with A.M. Pappas & Associates, he shared insights on how to prepare for a QA grant-funding audit – a lesson he learned the hard way. Check out my interview, which will include lessons that won’t be a part of his 2015 BIO International Convention session, Inventing Your Own Hub: Evolving Institutional Models for Translational Medicine, (June 16, 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m., Room 105AB) Here Read More >

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Life Science Leader Asks: What is the Role VCs Play in Partnering with Small Biotech?

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When Peter Young began planning his session proposal for this year’s BIO International Conference, the executive-in-residence with A.M. Pappas & Associates, like many submitters hoping to serve as 2015 BIO change agents, wanted to create a session worthy of your time. While I am sure you will find the session he will be moderating fascinating (Inventing Your Own Hub: Evolving Institutional Models for Translational Medicine, June 16, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM, Room 105AB), Young, a Read More >

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