To ensure that future leaders will be up to the challenges they will face, pharma companies are pursuing unique programs focused on problem-solving — sometimes sending employees to developing countries where they must tackle real-world problems.
Women in leadership roles in the biopharma industry say it is imperative that the industry’s gender gap problem be addressed — by both men and women. Because, if the current trend of women leaving the industry continues, this problem will become a worker-shortage problem and reduce innovation that is vital for industry growth.
Former Big Pharma employees are helping startups go further in the drug development process, and in return, small companies are offering those with Big Pharma experience a chance to see what it’s like to have a large impact on the trajectory of a small company.
Biopharma startups are enjoying a window of opportunity for successful IPOs that opened in mid-2017. CEOs share their experiences of going public, what is fueling IPOs, and tips for others thinking about making this important next step.