The Spanish city of Barcelona has been identified as the second-best hub on the continent for biotech investment, according to a report from CPHI. At a country level, meanwhile, the CPHI Annual Report expected Spain would emerge as the sixth country in the world and third in Europe with the greatest “pharma growth potential” by […]
How investors in the biotech sector can benefit from artificial intelligence’s increasing importance in drug discovery and development purposes Artificial intelligence and machine-learning algorithms are disruptive technologies that are having a twofold impact on the drug discovery process. First, the technology can be applied to save time and money during the process of identifying molecular […]
Gareth Blades on the differing attractions of the pioneers, enablers and adopters of genetic sequencing In one of my favourite childhood films, Jurassic Park, Dr Ian Malcolm – perfectly played by Jeff Goldblum – cautions that “genetic power’s the most awesome force the planet’s ever seen”. That was 30 years ago – and it is […]
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