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Will Asia Go Big in Biosimilars Adoption and Manufacturing?

While the biosimilars market is still in its early years, many industry watchers expect it to grow faster than all other pharma segments. With biologics accounting for almost a quarter of global pharmaceutical sales, the expiration of their patents will pave the way for intense biosimilar competition. Who will leverage the fast-growth potential of biosimilars?

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The Way To Win Big Is To Think Small

2016 was a tough year for brands. Retailers like The Limited and American Apparel filed for Chapter 11, the latter for the second time in 12 months; Macy’s and Sears struggled; electronics giant Samsung faced product crises, and corporate scandal threatened automaker Volkswagen.

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The Future of Small and Mid-Cap Medtechs – Strategies for Success (Subscription Required)

Small and mid-size medtech companies face some unique challenges in the marketplace, but there are a number of strategies that will help level the playing field and even allow smaller players to thrive.

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The future was unremarkable. That’s a good thing.

As a commentator on the disruptive potential of driverless vehicles and new mobility solutions, L.E.K. London partner Ashish Khanna is often asked how consumers will accept this new mode of travel. As one of the fortunate few who has now been in one, he shares his experience and offers an early perspective on the issue in this LinkedIn article.

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Hard Questions on Our Transition to Driverless Cars

Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the automobile. In so doing, it will transform much more than that. Given how central automotive transportation is to our cities, commerce, and daily lives, saying that AI will change life as we know it is no understatement.

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It’s a gas: Investment opportunities in China’s industrial gas market

Due to their wide-ranging downstream applications and impact on the overall market, industrial gases have been dubbed the ‘blood’ of industry. They are widely used in areas such as metallurgy, petroleum, petrochemicals, chemicals, electronics and aerospace. However, the current economic downturn in China has made it more challenging for companies and investors to determine where new opportunities are and growth prospects lie in China’s industrial gas market. 

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Overcoming The Challenges Of Companion Diagnostics Commercialization

Companion diagnostics (CDx) are key to delivering personalized medicine in oncology, and increasingly in other conditions as well. In 2015, the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development estimated that 73 percent of cancer drugs, and 42 percent of all drugs, in development are paired with a diagnostic test to identify patients who can benefit from them.

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Seizing Opportunities in China’s Cold Chain Logistics

Cold chain logistics form the foundation to supply perishable products—fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, dairy, aquaculture products, fresh flowers—and medical products—drugs, reagents, vaccines, biological products—that have strict temperature, humidity, and other environmental requirements.

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How to Develop Strong Business Leaders: Lessons From UNIQLO

“There simply aren’t enough business leaders today, and cultivating new business leaders in a rapid fashion is the single most crucial issue among corporations.” As a management consultant, this is the question I am repeatedly asked to help with. Why is this so? The primary reason is that although the required characteristics for business leaders have been dramatically changing, many corporations have been unable to adapt to these changes.

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Asian cement 2017: looking to the future

Following an exciting 2016, this year sees opportunities and challenges abound for the Asian cement industry. L.E.K. Consulting gives an overview and outlines strategies that help position cement companies in this part of the world for long-term growth.

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