The biotechnology industry across the globe is growing dramatically in line with rapidly emerging scientific and technological developments. This book explores both the theoretical and practical aspects of entrepreneurship in the biotechnology industry, focusing on the innovation processes underpinning success for new biotechnology firms (NBFs). It argues that biotechnology is at a crossroads: to date the science has been solid, yet commercial success remains elusive, and that it will be the commercial success of NBFs which will dictate the long term viability of this crucial industry.
Concepts, Theories and Cases
Chapter 11: Biotechnology Industry and Firm Structures
Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship, organisational innovation, environment, biotechnology, innovation and technology, biotechnology, organisational innovation
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