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April 2016
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Letter from the Editor
Creating a Vision for the Future Innovation, from the Latin [...]
By

Taren Grom, Editor

UpFront
Industry at Large Pfizer Consumer Partners with Galvanize on Health [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

mHealth
Research Shows Twitter Could Help Recruit Cancer Patients Trending now: [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

What’s New
TransCelerate BioPharma Introduces New Subsidiary Trending now: Six biopharmaceutical companies [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Pharma Trax
Physicians Value Digital Sales Aids Trending now: Survey of physicians [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Tools of the Trade
Veeva CRM Suggestions Powers Sales Teams with Data-Driven Recommendations   [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

The Calendar
Coming Attractions DIA 2016 — a Gathering of Global Proportions [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Talent Pool
Biopharma pool Rowena Choudrie Kevin Zikaras Actinium Pharmaceuticals Adds to [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Last Word
Getting Past the “Pharma Bro” How Smaller Biotechs Continue to [...]
By

Denis Corin, CEO, Q BioMed

On The Cover

Celebrating Innovation
Innovation — change, alteration, revolution, upheaval, transformation, metamorphosis, breakthrough — no matter how one defines this metaissue, innovation is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem and challenging CEOs, R&D experts, marketers, patient advocates, basically all stakeholders, to rethink how they do business. Experts say 2016 is poised to be impacted by healthcare transformations. According to Frost & [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Features

Creating Value Through Innovation
Talk of innovation is in the air. No matter where one turns there are reports, studies, conferences, etc. dedicated to the topic — and for good reason. Innovation has been at the center of the life-sciences industry since the beginning, but there is a renewed focus on creating value and developing a culture of innovation [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Incentivizing Innovation
In the last few years, pharmaceutical companies have been looking at nontraditional and creative ways to encourage innovation. There has been a growing movement within the industry toward open innovation, which allows for collaborations between companies, academia, government, and nonprofit organizations for precompetitive research. And there have been efforts experimenting with crowdsourcing to take advantage [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Creating a Culture of Innovation
The culture of an organization, defined by top leadership, along with the personnel and resources allocated to new ideas, sets the tone for innovation. According to McKinsey, there are eight essential attributes — aspire, choose, discover, evolve, accelerate, scale, extend, and mobilize — that are present, either in part or in full, at every big [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Innovation Financing, Venture Capital, and more
For smaller companies, the ability to find funding and form alliances is the key to continuing research on innovative new medicines. For other companies, venture capital plays a huge role in financing. But some companies are also looking at alternative ways to fund their research, including public-private partnerships, grants, and risk-sharing arrangements with academia. Emerging [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Breaking Barriers to Innovation
John Hall, a contributor to Forbes, identified 10 barriers that companies should remove to enable their employees to take their company into the future. These include: closed-mindedness, traditions, jealousy, money, generational differences/age, communication, size, education, thought leadership, and resources. Insigniam identified three constraints that limit innovation: corporate gravity, corporate immune system, and corporate myopia. Shideh [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Innovation Centers of Excellence
Research parks began to grow in the 1950s as part of a wave of collaborations with universities, private developers, and governments that created labs and research space for industry and academia. Now, a new wave of innovation districts are popping up in major cities: innovation hubs within city limits that aim to take advantage of [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Innovative Science and Products
Innovation in the life-sciences industry is widely diverse. Products range from Google’s Lift Lab’s “super spoon” to help people with essential tremors and Parkinson’s disease to eat without spilling — in clinical trials, the Liftware spoons reduced shaking of the spoon bowl by an average of 76% — to 45 novel drugs approved by the [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Innovative Companies
Companies from Apple to Alphabet to Johnson & Johnson and IBM are driving innovative approaches to improving healthcare and patient care. Apple, which has clearly been a worldwide leader in innovation, is now also looking to “make a significant contribution to culture,” says Jay Gronlund, president of The Pathfinder Group. He notes that Apple’s brand [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

Sustaining Innovation
Business has entered a challenging new world full of opportunities for strategic innovation, and sustainability will be a major driver of these opportunities into the future. The new framework, which already dominates in a handful of the world’s leading companies, is solution-oriented strategic innovation for sustainability, according to Dr. Aileen Ionescu-Somers, director of IMD’s Global [...]
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PharmaVOICE Staff

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