Is Pharma Industry A Late Learner, Always?

Several upcoming concepts in the pharmaceutical industry are becoming buzzwords today. But, most of these were recommended by stalwarts several decades ago. Interestingly, the prevailing scenario is no different, even related to wide-scale adoption of a number of cutting-edge technologies, … Continue reading

The domestic API players are fast losing their dominance in the Indian API market

There are two broad categories of markets for the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) across the world namely, highly regulated and semi regulated markets. Countries like, USA, Europe and Japan will fall under highly regulated category with high entry barriers for … Continue reading

‘Medical Outsourcing’ – a fast evolving area in the healthcare space with high business potential.

Medical outsourcing is an evolving area in the global healthcare space. It can offer immense opportunity to India, if explored appropriatly with a carefully worked out strategic game plan from the very nascent stage of its evolution process. This sector … Continue reading

Biosimilars –Indian Pharmaceutical Companies are sharpening their focus on fast growing Oncology segment

The global market for Bio-pharmaceuticals is estimated to be around US$ 50 billion by the next year. Currently about 25% of New Molecular Entities (NMEs) under development are of biotech origin. Indian pharmaceutical majors like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL), Reliance … Continue reading