BIG PHARMA BECOMES A SMALLER EMPLOYER AS BIOTECH BOOMS
Big pharma reshuffles but employs only 3% fewer people than it did in 2003. According to Evaluate
Pharma “for spectacular expansion look no further than the world just outside big pharma – other drug
companies with a market cap of more than $30bn more than doubled their headcount over the past
decade, adding more than 130,000 employees”.
EPVantage, Big pharma becomes a smaller employer as biotech booms, 2014.
PHYSICIANS WAN T MORE REPS
Physician survey reveals startling results. Physicians want more reps
calling on them with over 62% of the primary care physicians wanting
more and 91% of the specialty physicians wanting more. Over 56% say
they value their sale visits.
Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, 2014/2015 What Physicians Want Survey
US BIOTECH R&D SPENDING UP 20%
E&Y’s Biotechnology report shows an sharp increase
in R&D spending driven by a 20% increase in the US,
leading to a 14% global. This is the first time revenue
growth has been surpassed by R&D growth since the
EY, Beyond borders: unlocking value, Global
biotechnology report 2014