2021 New Drug Approvals: Review of FDA and EMA Marketing Authorisations

Posted by Andre Moa on Nov 16, 2021 1:54:25 PM

In another year of considerable turbulence for pharmaceuticals, with COVID-19 continuing to disrupt business strategies and patient access to medicines, regulators and companies alike are finding ways to keep the approval flow coming. The trend for 2021 new drug approvals in both the US and the European Union, the two most important launching pads for innovative medicines worldwide, has more than kept pace with 2020.


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Topics: launch planning, 2021 trends, new drug approvals, 2021 in review

Agile launch execution requires the right digital tools

Posted by Andre Moa on Sep 23, 2021 7:30:00 AM

The pharmaceutical industry is embracing agile ways of thinking and working in its efforts to boost productivity, creativity, speed and efficiency, all the way from laboratory to patient. That includes ensuring agile launch execution. For pharmaceutical launch activities, agility is a function not just of organisational structures or attitudinal change but of the technologies used to make those activities more visible, accessible and manageable.


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Topics: launch planning, digital transformation, agile, agile launch execution

What Pfizer’s digital transformation strategy can teach us about making pharma more agile and effective

Posted by Andre Moa on Jul 22, 2021 12:02:15 PM

In the COVID-19 era, pharmaceutical companies are fast learning that digital transformation strategy is not just an appealing concept but a strategic imperative. With the pandemic offering an unexpected template for agile means of remote working, multinationals such as Pfizer have embraced digital technologies as catalysts for change at every level of their organisation.


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Topics: launch planning, #covid-19, digital transformation

How COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation in pharma

Posted by Andre Moa on Jul 1, 2021 10:52:48 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic is a wake-up call for the pharmaceutical industry to embed digital transformation at every level of its operations. That includes market access, tendering and pharma product launch activities.


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Topics: launch planning, #covid-19, digital transformation

Are you allowing the talent in your launch team to shine?

Posted by Andre Moa on Nov 28, 2014 2:36:00 PM

Your global launch team may well be made up of some spectacularly intelligent, highly experienced and highly educated individuals, yet we often see them spend a lot of time manually collecting and consolidating data from markets – doing what is in effect an admin job – to gain visibility of status across markets.  Clearly this is not the best use of their talent, but who else is going to complete those necessary yet mundane jobs?

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Topics: launch planning