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Science and Innovation : The US Pharmaceutical Industry during the 1980s - Alfonso Gambardella

Science and Innovation

The US Pharmaceutical Industry during the 1980s

Hardcover Published: 9th March 1995
ISBN: 9780521451185
Number Of Pages: 216

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This book deals with an increasingly important phenomenon for competitiveness and innovation in industry: namely, the growing use of basic scientific principles in industrial research. It focuses on the pharmaceutical industry, and discusses how recent significant developments in molecular biology and genetic engineering are influencing the strategies of drug companies, their organization of internal research, their relationships with scientific institutions, the market structure of the industry, and the productivity of drug research.

"Individuals who have not studied the pharmaceutical industry will find this book very readable and informative. Individuals who have had a considerable exposure to the industry will find new insights and interesting topics for further research." Journal of Economic Literature

Introduction
Science and innovation in pharmaceutical research
Economic implications of greater scientific intensity in drug research
In-house scientific research and innovation: case studies of large US pharmaceutical companies
Scientific research and drug discovery: an econometric investigation
A model of the innovation cycle in the pharmaceutical industry
Complementarity and external linkages: the strategies of large firms in biotechnology
Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780521451185
ISBN-10: 0521451183
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 9th March 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.49