Interviews

The Pharma Perspective: Selecting and Managing Your CMO Network

The Pharma Perspective: Selecting and Managing Your CMO Network

With insights from over 50 individuals within the Pharma industry, and accompanied by commentary from Ulrich Ruemenapp, Head of Launch Preparation, Bayer this report will take an in-depth look at the most important components when selecting a CMO, the greatest risks when choosing to outsource and best practises for managing CMO networks.

This report will explore: 

  • Which Key elements  you need to prioritise to allow you to reduce your external partner footprint
  • The greatest risks when choosing to outsource
  • The characteristics sponsors most value in a CMO
Entering Unfamiliar Markets: CMO Selection & Management in Latin America

Entering Unfamiliar Markets: CMO Selection & Management in Latin America

Emerging markets can be highly competitive in terms of price when looking to outsource manufacturing, and with many technology advances they are catching up in with more developed regions in other areas.

We spoke to Luiz Barberini, Operations Manager - External Manufacturing Latin America, Bayer to discuss with him the latest trends and opportunities, and the specific challenges of outsourcing in a less developed regions. 

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This piece will cover:

  • The latest trends and opportunities for sponsors in the LatAm region
  • The opportunities provided by emerging markets 
  • Issues that arise with geographical separation when managing a successful partnership

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Pocket Guide to Relationship Management

Pocket Guide to Relationship Management

We spoke exclusively with Luiz Barberini, Sr. Operations Manager - External Manufacturing Latin America, Bayer about how he manages relationships with contract manufacturers.

From this discussion we have put together this handy pocket guide which covers topics including conflict management, mitigating risks and building resourceful and lasting relationships with contractors.

Optimising and Consolidating Your CMO Network: Insights From UCB

Optimising and Consolidating Your CMO Network: Insights From UCB

When building a resourceful and reliable relationship with a CMO it is critical that both companies understand each other’s culture, mission and values. Pharma IQ caught up with Christophe Stevens, Associate Director External Manufacturing, UCB and Christophe Defrance, External Manufacturing Director, UCB to discuss the optimisation and consolidation of their extensive CMO network.