Innovation Drives Operational Challenges that Impact R&D Productivity

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by Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D., CEO and Co-Founder, Science Exchange Originally appeared in the 2017 Fierce Life Science Innovation Report (download PDF) R&D productivity and efficiency are key measures for evaluating the success of biotech and pharma companies. In theory, investing resources into R&D to boost those measures should yield positive results. Unfortunately, recent trends suggest […]

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Breakout Labs Partners with Science Exchange to Empower its Portfolio Companies with External Research Innovations

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Palo Alto, CA – December 18, 2017 — Science Exchange, the world’s leading and most secure enterprise platform for outsourced research and development (R&D), today announced a strategic partnership with Breakout Labs, a fund within the Thiel Foundation that backs scientist-entrepreneurs working at the intersections of technology, biology, materials, and energy. The newly formed partnership […]

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New on Science Exchange: BiTE Screening for Immunooncology, Editing Primary Cells, and Advances in NGS

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–Chandreyee Das, Ph.D. | Senior Content Manager, Science Exchange Screening for immunotherapies: Take a BiTE out of cancer Bispecific T-Cell Engager Antibodies, or “BiTE” antibodies, are thought to be safe and efficacious candidates for cancer immunotherapy. But the specificity of membrane receptor binding is hard to characterize. A unique new technology from Retrogenix has caught […]

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Survey of Outsourced R&D Leaders Reveals Barriers to Innovation

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Procurement leaders met with the Science Exchange team to discuss the challenges and opportunities they are facing as they seek to effectively accelerate innovation while mitigating risk in outsourced R&D.

Summit attendees responded to a survey asking them about specific aspects of their R&D outsourcing process. 72% of the respondents agreed that procurement was viewed as a “necessary partner” in an “arduous process”– neither standing in the way nor adding value. In the survey, we uncovered these ‘arduous’ aspects of outsourcing that posed major barriers to innovation. […]

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Data Protection and Compliance

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Are Your Outsourced R&D Partners Ready for 2018? The latest news from Outsourcing-pharma.com investigates the compliance challenges being faced by companies, their information technology teams, and their outsourced R&D partners in light of the upcoming EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR, which will go into effect on May 25, 2018, has been called […]

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Bioinformatics Solutions, Inc. Chooses Science Exchange as the Primary Online Channel to Offer Protein de novo Sequencing Services to Scientists

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PALO ALTO, CA, December 11, 2017 – Science Exchange, the world’s leading and most secure enterprise platform for outsourced research and development (R&D) services, announced the partnership with Bioinformatics Solutions, Inc. to offer online access to its protein de novo sequencing services to scientists around the globe. As the creators of the well-known, highly established […]

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