Science and Innovation: The US Pharmaceutical Industry during the 1980s

by Alfonso Gambardella (Author)

Editorial Reviews

"Individuals who have not studied the pharmaceutical industry will find this
book very readable and informative. Individuals who have had a considerable
exposure to the industry will find new insights and interesting topics for
further research." Journal of Economic Literature

Product Description
This book deals with an increasingly important phenomenon for competitiveness
and innovation in industry: namely, the growing use of basic scientific
principles in industrial research. It focuses on the pharmaceutical industry,
and discusses how recent significant developments in molecular biology and
genetic engineering are influencing the strategies of drug companies, their
organization of internal research, their relationships with scientific
institutions, the market structure of the industry, and the productivity of drug research.

Product Details

Hardcover: 215 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (March 31, 1995)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0521451183



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