spacer
home > ebr > summer 2003 > managing your way out of the success trap
PUBLICATIONS
European Biopharmaceutical Review

Managing your Way Out of the Success Trap

Pharmaceutical companies are facing a new kind of challenge: breakthrough biotech products that are so successful they overwhelm manufacturing capacity. With biological manufacturing set-up costs in the hundreds of millions of dollars per product, it is a tough call to predict market success correctly. Aiming too high in capacity means that costs may never be recovered. On the other hand, with set-up times for new facilities often extending to three or four years, planning capacity too low can mean years of short supply.

Read full article from PDF >>

Rate this article You must be a member of the site to make a vote.  
Average rating:
0
     

There are no comments in regards to this article.

spacer
By Geoff Tomlinson, Principal, and Hannes Kunz, Director of PRTM

Geoff Tomlinson is a Principal in the Life Sciences Practice of global management consultants PRTM. His consulting experience includes work with companies across Europe and the US on supply chain management, marketing and sales initiatives. These engagements have covered a range of industries including pharmaceutical, medical devices and diagnostics, and consumer goods.

Prior to consulting, Geoff worked in management positions for Rank Hovis McDougall in sales, production and quality. He holds a degree in Biological Sciences from Exeter University and has an MBA from Manchester Business School.


Hannes Kunz is a Director in the Life Sciences Practice of global management consultants PRTM. Hannes has led numerous projects with companies across a range of industry sectors, including life sciences. He has extensive experience in facilitating emerging and global companies to deliver value to their customers through their product strategies and product development excellence, e-business, marketing and CRM.

Prior to joining PRTM, Hannes was a Director at a consulting firm with the responsibility for customer relationship management, e-commerce consulting and implementation services for German-speaking countries. Hannes holds degrees in both Law and Economics from the University of Zurich.


spacer
Geoff Tomlinson
spacer
spacer
spacer
Hannes Kunz
spacer
spacer
Print this page
Send to a friend
Privacy statement
News and Press Releases

Registration Opens for Inaugural HPAPI USA Conference in October

The HPAPI global market is growing at an ever-increasing rate of CAGR at 8.6% that is projected to reach USD $31.56 Billion by 2025, with a significant segment market of HPAPI being oncology ADC which is at a CARG of a staggering 20%. The continual elevation of HPAPI potencies along with toxicity will further drive the needs for more cutting-edge containment solutions and best practices guidelines to ensure workers safety.
More info >>

White Papers

Clinical Trials in Russia Orange Paper: 1st Quarter 2014

Synergy Research Group

In summary, Russia remains a very popular geography for local, regional, and global pharmaceutical companies to conduct clinical trials. Sponsors mention the following reasons for conducting studies in Russia: 1. Fast patient enrollment due to the centralized medical infrastructure. 2. Nearly 100% patient retention 3. GCP trained and certified Investigative Sites generating high quality data 4. Low cost: Average per patient cost is 60% to 70% below US and European prices due to the low cost of Investigators and the high concentration of patients in therapeutically aligned medical centers
More info >>

 
Industry Events

CPhI Korea

21-23 August 2019, COEX, Seoul, South Korea

CPhI Korea provides a dynamic meeting place for a wide range of industry suppliers to engage with purchasers and decision makers from the pharmaceutical industry in Korea and the surrounding region. The exhibition showcases the whole pharma supply chain from ingredients, contracting services to machinery and biopharmaceuticals. It also hosts an extensive conference programme covering the latest trends and topics within the regional market.
More info >>

 

 

©2000-2011 Samedan Ltd.
Add to favourites

Print this page

Send to a friend
Privacy statement