Category: Company

Novartis forges forward into digital pharma with FocalView app

There is a growing trend in big pharma to talk up the potential for digital technology to revolutionise operations and Novartis is one of the companies that is most actively announcing steps to explore this possibility.
In August of last year, the company announced a new position, Chief Digital Officer, and the man to take the position, in Bertrand Bodson.
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As Novartis Buys Into Gene Therapy, GSK Bows Out With Orchard Deal

Novartis just bet close to $9 billion on the future of gene therapy, a boost for a field that hasn’t yet seen commercial success. In the same week, GlaxoSmithKline, which has one of the few gene therapies on the market and has struggled to sell it, is asking out. The British pharma giant will send […] https://www.xconomy.com/boston/2018/04/12/as-novartis-buys-into-gene-therapy-gsk-bows-out-with-orchard-deal/

France’s Sanofi buys US hemophilia specialist Bioverativ

France-based drugmaker Sanofi is buying U.S. hemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion in a deal that Sanofi says will boost its profile for fighting rare diseases. The deal announced Monday is the latest such move in a pharmaceutical industry that’s seeing increasing interest in rare diseases. http://www.topix.com/business/pharmaceuticals/2018/01/frances-sanofi-buys-us-hemophilia-specialist-bioverativ?fromrss=1