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Donald Drakeman

From Breakthrough to Blockbuster

New book co-authored by Nektarios Oraiopoulos of Cambridge Judge Business School charts the rise of entrepreneurial biotech firms. Dr Nektarios Oraiopoulos From Breakthrough to Blockbuster: The Business of Biotechnology, published today, shows how the small, inexperienced entrepreneurial companies making up…

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Small, inexperienced entrepreneurial companies making up the biotech industry have created more life-changing medicines than all of the large pharmaceutical companies combined.

Biotech vs big pharma

Most approved "priority" medicines are developed by biotech rather than large pharmaceutical firms, says a two-decade study at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Biotech companies created 40 per cent more US Food & Drug Administration-approved "priority" drugs than…

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Manhattan Project?

A "multiple-shots-on-goal" approach is needed to find coronavirus drugs, Cambridge Judge academics say in California Management Review. A many-shots-on-goal approach - not command and control - will most effectively develop vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 (coronavirus), Cambridge Judge Business School academics say in a new California Management Review article. Professor Christoph Loch While some have suggested…

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