This IDC Perspective, which is the 49th notable news report in the series, is a regular quarterly review of notable news in the life sciences. It is intended to highlight signposts of both progress in ongoing industry trends and ongoing indications of industry transformation.
"There continues to be clear indicators of progress as the life science industry advances its efforts to regain long-term sustainability and bring new treatments and cures for disease. The accelerated and increased intermixing of scientific discovery, technological innovation, new data, cross-industry best practices, and evolving business models is driving change at an unprecedented rate. With the life sciences as an increasingly competitive and global venture, it is critical that companies stay on top of leading trends to ensure that they don't fall behind or miss promising opportunities. This document is intended to be a quick read and a regular, independent, third-party review of industry progress," said Alan S. Louie, research director, IDC Health Insights' Life Science R&D Strategies and Technologies.