Category Archives: biotech

Biocon: Model for the New Global Business?

I saw Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon, speak at MIT last week (thank you, Legatum Center!).  Her entire presentation, titled “Delivering Affordable Drugs through Affordable Innovation,”  is available online here, and is well worth viewing. Biocon … Continue reading

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Competition among US States for Life Sciences Investments

In my post yesterday, I wondered at the lack of excitement about the new Massachusetts Life Sciences law. Today, the top article in the Boston Globe’s business section is about Maryland’s announcement of a similar plan. Apparently the Massachusetts law … Continue reading

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Competitive Advantage of Regions

Yesterday, Governor Patrick signed into law a $1 billion package for a 10 year plan to support the growth of the life sciences industry in Massachusetts. This seems, to me, like a huge deal, and a really important step for … Continue reading

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