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McKinsey report and Clarivate data identify global innovation’s pivot to Asia

IP activity in Asia has undergone two unmistakeable shifts in recent years, both spearheaded by Mainland China. The first has progressed over the long-term and seen Asia become a global innovation hub and take the lead in global patent filings. The second shift, which has taken place much more rapidly, concerns a pivot away from […]

McKinsey report and Clarivate data identify global innovation’s pivot to Asia

IP activity in Asia has undergone two unmistakeable shifts in recent years, both spearheaded by Mainland China. The first has progressed over the long-term and seen Asia become a global innovation hub and take the lead in global patent filings. The second shift, which has taken place much more rapidly, concerns a pivot away from […]

Innovation in South and South East Asia

South and South East Asia, as a region, is dynamic and diverse. While South Asia consists of 8 countries, South East Asia consists of 11 countries. Together, the region spans 19 countries that are geographically close, culturally diverse and each at varying stages of economic development. The recognition of innovation as a key driver for […]

Hiring through hacking

Ajith Kumar from Clarivate talks about building a pool of programming talent in Bangalore, a city described as the Silicon Valley of India Ajith Kumar joined Clarivate in June 2019 as Director for Platform Services, based in the Bangalore office in India where he heads up a 22-strong team of developers. Since his arrival, Ajith […]

Working at Clarivate: Life as head of the human resources team for India

Communicating our culture and values: meet Sathyam Pattnaiik, Clarivate’s ‘People Person’ in Bengaluru Sathyam joined Clarivate as Vice President of Human Resources about three years ago. He is based in the Bengaluru office, responsible for leading and supporting colleagues across India and connecting with Clarivate’s wider HR teams globally. With more than 20 years’ experience […]

Patent analysis reveals India’s steady growth in innovation across all industries

With analysis driven by Derwent, a new report from Clarivate Analytics explores locally filed patents as a measure of innovation in India. A country’s innovation output can be assessed by its patent publication trends. In India, the presence and continuous expansion of hundreds of research and development centers is testimony to the abundance of intellectual […]

Global push in med-tech innovation prompts regulatory reviews and upgrades

In country after country, regulatory review and change in the med-tech industry have become a constant. Authorities are “advancing with the changing health care landscape,” as one industry representative put it, striking an upbeat note on recent regulatory updates around the world. In China, authorities seek to streamline reviews and approvals to drive innovation and […]

The challenge to stay competitive in the API industry

By the end of 2017, the worldwide demand for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) is estimated to reach $92 billion, according to the European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG).  Other analyst reports estimate the API manufacturing market to be worth more than $140 billion today and reach $186 billion by 2020. While details vary among analyst reports, […]

Despite solid API market growth, India and China face challenges – including around costs

Companies have chosen India as a sourcing destination for many years due to India’s lower cost structure for manufacturing, labor, materials and equipment. India possesses a large talent pool of chemical engineers and scientists and a large manufacturing capacity focused on regulated markets.  China also has a talented pool of scientists and engineers, a low […]