The pharmaceutical industry is undergoing an enormous shift in structure and strategy to reinvent how to bring new drugs to market efficiently.

Global drug development strategies are changing from the ‘we can do all’ to functional outsourcing relationships, academic alliances, building innovation networks with multiple players, consolidation and partnerships, expansion into emerging markets, use of public private partnerships (PPP), orphan drugs and translational science. All reflect new thinking aimed at achieving higher R&D efficiency and greater return ..........