Can you afford to disregard pharma launch readiness tools used by your peers?

Posted by Andre Moa on May 12, 2015 1:01:00 PM


Health Affairs” just published an analysis that showed economic returns from the development and marketing of pharmaceutical products (revenues less the cost of research, development, marketing and tax) declined through the 90s and 00s1. What’s more, returns on launches made through 2005-2009 (the most recent period analysed) have, on average, yielded a negative return. Suggesting, despite the market exclusivity afforded to innovative products, it now costs more to research and bring a medicine to the market than prospective lifetime revenues.  In the medium to long term, an evolution of the model used to develop medicines is needed to improve returns and sustain current rates of innovation. In advance of these major changes, the short-term challenge is to improve returns by maximising revenues.


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Topics: pharma launch readiness

Smooth Sailing: Optimise your launch with a new launch readiness checklist for pharma

Posted by Andre Moa on May 6, 2014 4:28:00 PM



Launching a new medicine is a complex process that requires carefully aligned, coordinated and sequenced activities to take place across markets. Much like sailing a ship, successful and efficient voyages into the pharma market require pharma teams and their leaders to have the right tools, processes and information to get the job done.

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Topics: 2017 trends, Pharma launch planning, Pharma trends, pharma launch readiness