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October 14, 2008 9:45 am. I arrive at the NCL office in Pune. I have planned to be a little early for my meeting with Dr. R. A. Mashelkar. It will give me time to set up my equipment and … Continue reading
Fifty years after US physicist and Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman predicted “There is plenty of room at the bottom”, nanotechnology, the science of matter on the scale of atoms, has arrived with a bang and is beginning to impact all … Continue reading
The biotech industry is perceived as the “little guy” in the overall scheme of delivering new medicines. Biotech companies are small and lack resources but are portrayed as quick and agile. They are thought of as decisive, not bureaucratic; scientifically … Continue reading
In the course of our research for IBM’s inaugural Global Chief Supply Chain Officer Study, we conducted face-to-face interviews with nearly 400 senior supply chain executives from 25 countries and 29 different industries.
Liberalization of economies across the globe has brought packaging technology to the forefront. Packaging being pervasive, in today’s business plays an important role and each member in the supply chain looks forward ‘to use packaging as a strategic tool for … Continue reading
Innovative research is done mainly by taxpayer funded research – government and universities funded by the NIH usually in universities and government labs and now in smaller biotech companies and then they license those to big drug companies.
Clinical research institutions have mushroomed in the country, though there is a generalized lack of experienced faculty. This in turn affects the quality of people that the industry requires, in order to ensure a high growth rate of the industry. … Continue reading