Biopharma in China: Innovation, Trends and Dealmaking (Hardcover)

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Biopharma in China: Innovation, Trends and Dealmaking (Hardcover)

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This book provides an insider's overview of the emerging Chinese biopharma sector, its dynamics and trends, first bust and boom cycle, long-term perspectives, and how as a foreign company or investor to tap into this. China has gone from a country with no innovation in drug discovery, to a country which starts to out-license its biopharma technology to the rest of the world. The Chinese biopharma sector is only a decade old, but it already has become a new driver of growth and value. The book takes a closer look at what drives Chinese innovation in the biopharma sector, how to deal with this innovation, and what opportunities and challenges this provides for foreign companies. The book also takes a deep dive into its first biopharma boom and bust cycle, and what it means for the sector. It also explains what deals Chinese biopharma companies and investors are looking for, what works and what doesn't, and how as a foreign company can tap into the world's second largest healthcare market.

Ben Wu has close to 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, holding senior executive positions in the Asia Pacific region for multinationals like J&J and Sanofi. He was active in several China originated biopharma companies, and is the founding CEO of Citrine Medicine, a venture capital backed biopharma.Originally from Belgium, Sven Agten has been living and working in China since 2004. He is a seasoned business executive working for SMEs and multinationals, with in-depth experience about business in China. He has published several books about China, all related to China business challenges, trends and opportunities.
Product Details ISBN: 9789819714704
ISBN-10: 9819714702
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 17th, 2024
Pages: 155
Language: English