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Hey Pharma, Did you listen to Elon?

by Michael Shanler  |  April 3, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 was unveiled a few days ago.  There are already over 250,000 people plopping down $1,000 deposits to reserve a product they haven’t physically seen or touched...

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“Accelerating R&D” Key Initiatives for Life Science Manufacturers 2016

by Michael Shanler  |  January 27, 2016

Before each calendar year begins, we put a lot of effort into outlining areas of research and how these areas align with strategic key initiatives (KIs).  The life science-related  KIs...

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3D-Printing Hits the Drug Scene

by Michael Shanler  |  August 4, 2015

This month, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals received FDA approval to manufacture a 3D printed drug tablet.  (See press release for “Aprecia Introduces its First Product Using the ZipDose® Formulation Platform for the Treatment...

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Cool Vendors in Life Science

by Michael Shanler  |  April 24, 2015

Last week, Stephen Davies and I published the Cool Vendors report for Life Science.    The vendors mentioned are all relative new comers (either by incorporation date, or they have recently...

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First Crop of R&D Cool Vendors

by Michael Shanler  |  April 13, 2015

After what felt like New England winter that would never end…Spring is finally here.  Daylight hours are stretching, the rays of gold are streaking through the tall pines, and most...

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Gartner 2015 Life Sciences Agenda Has Published

by Michael Shanler  |  February 15, 2015

Last year, having spent an exceptional amount of quality time with clients, at conferences, and doing research, caused me to reflect on my teenage conversations with my grandparents.  Older, wiser...

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Wearable Devices? Ha! What’s Your Appetite for Ingestibles?

by Michael Shanler  |  January 15, 2015

We’ve seen an explosion in wearable devices.  As for impacts of IoT and wearables in life science?  We are in the early days.  Today, some clinical trial designers are  leveraging...

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Life Science Track at Orlando ITxpo 2014 Symposium

by Michael Shanler  |  September 12, 2014

This year, Gartner has organized  a specific Life Science IT track on "Industry Sunday."  This is a great opportunity for IT and CxO business leaders to have dialog about the...

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2014 Life Science Hype Cycle has published

by Michael Shanler  |  August 5, 2014

Fifty technologies are profiled by Gartner analysts in this year's Hype Cycle for Life Sciences, 2014.    This is the most densely packed hype cycle since the LS HC  introduction...

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Pharma’s Illness Requires Digital Treatment

by Michael Shanler  |  July 31, 2014

The Pharma industry is sick.  The “patent cliff” has taken a serious toll as more drugs go generic.   R&D productivity is down as an aggregate across the entire sector.  Execs...

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