Darwin's Medicine: How Business Models in the Life Sciences by Brian D. Smith

By Brian D. Smith

Darwin’s Medicine is the sequel to Brian D. Smith’s influential and severely acclaimed way forward for Pharma (Gower, 2011). while the sooner publication expected the evolution of the pharmaceutical industry and the enterprise versions of pharmaceutical businesses, Darwin’s Medicine is going a lot deeper into the drivers of swap and the way major pharmaceutical and scientific know-how businesses are adapting their recommendations, buildings and features in perform.


Through the lens of evolutionary technology, Professor Smith explores the speciation of latest company versions within the existence Sciences undefined. This subtle and hugely unique process deals insights into:




  • The mechanisms of evolution during this remarkable industry;

  • The six nice technological and social shifts which are shaping its landscape;

  • The emergence of 26 precise, new company versions; and

  • The classes that allow companies to direct and speed up their very own evolution.

These insights map out the industry’s complicated, altering panorama and supply a useful consultant to these agencies looking to live to tell the tale and thrive during this dynamic marketplace.


The e-book is key interpreting for someone operating in or learning the pharmaceutical, clinical know-how and similar sectors. It presents a different and novel means of creating feel of the transformation we will see happening round us and a pragmatic, centred method of handling a firm’s evolutionary trajectory.?

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