Strategic Collaborations
19 March 2019 70

How digital technology is transforming project management

The life sciences industry is embarking on a transformative technology journey. Many leading pharma and biotech companies are making digital transformation - whether it’s in the content management or data analytics space - an integral part of their corporate strategy nowadays. But will that be... Read More

Strategic Collaborations
19 February 2019 142

Challenges and Opportunities in Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations

Creating effective and efficient multi-stakeholder (research) collaborations is like building a house: if you don't consider all elements, see how they fit and work together, you will probably end up with output prone to malfunctioning and failure. There are however great insights on common... Read More

Strategic Collaborations
22 January 2019 111

Common data models in real-world evidence

Real-world evidence (RWE) has shown its value during drug development on many occasions but is yet to prove it’s worth in the field of regulatory and healthcare decision-making. Generating RWE from the massive amount of heterogeneous healthcare data throughout Europe has proven to be quite a... Read More

Business & IT Services
15 January 2019 124

Building towards a data-driven organization

​Nowadays, transforming into a more digitalized business, is the number one priority of many organizations. Nonetheless, a digitalized organization cannot survive without data and data analytics. Typically, data and data analytics have been at the top of the CIO's agenda for many years, therefore... Read More

Strategic Collaborations
20 November 2018 227

Real-World Data as an alternative strategy for improved cancer outcomes

Over the last decennia, a huge amount of data has been captured throughout the entire pharmaceutical landscape, ranging from pharmaceutical manufacturers to research centers, retailers, patient registries in hospitals as well as other stakeholders in medical research. This resulted in a treasure of... Read More

Strategic Collaborations
13 November 2018 225

Public-private partnerships in the fight against global epidemics

​The 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was a wake-up call to improve the world's collective defense against the threat of infectious diseases. Between the discovery of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in 1976 and the beginning of the epidemic in 2014, Ebola outbreaks were sporadic and only... Read More

Strategic Collaborations
18 September 2018 202

Engaging Patients in Medical Research projects: hurdles & opportunities

When we talk about patient engagement (PE) in medical research, we face many issues: Policymakers have difficulties wearing the patient hat.   Researchers have difficulties in understanding the real need of patients. Most of all since they rely on data from patients to advance the... Read More

Business & IT Services
11 September 2018 250

What makes good collaboration? 10 real-world tips

In the expanding landscape of collaboration between various stakeholders, borders fade with every year that passes. Individuals and companies are looking for ways to connect and every group eventually finds a way to get connected. Although we speak on average about 7.000 to 20.000 words per day, we... Read More