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Biotech Companies are the companies whose products or services primarily use biotechnology methods for their production, design or delivery. Biotech companies mainly work in the fields of medicine, agriculture, crop production, non-food use of crops and heavy industry. The mining industry, for example, uses naturally present bacteria in bioleaching. Biotechnology fields are divided into four groups, named by color. Companies working with red biotechnology apply it to medical processes, such as the production of antibiotics and genetic cures. White biotechnology is used in industrial processes, while green biotechnology is applied to agricultural processes. Blue biotechnology is issued in marine applications.

Developing Clinical Trials for Oncology Part 4: The Recipe for Success

Biotechs have fuelled the oncology therapeutic area with many sucessful drugs. Denis Mir, Senior Manager of Clinical Operations in Oncology at Eisai Global Clinical Development, shares his thoughts about defining a recipe for success in oncology...

Thu, 09/22/2011
The 2011 Big 10 Pharma Update in 60 Seconds

Pharma IQ provides you with a digestible update of  what has been happening at the Top 10 Global Corporations of 2010, according to IMS Health Midas. 1.  Pfizer $55.6 million The largest research-based pharmaceutical company in the world, Pfizer...

Contributor: Pharma IQ
Wed, 06/15/2011
Alexandra Gruber

Alexandra Gruber outlines the different funding opportunities for the biotech industry in Europe, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of available financing tools. Results are also discussed in the light of the recent financial crisis. In the...

Contributor: Alexandra Gruber
Thu, 07/08/2010