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 […]

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 […]

Boost in Paragraph Four patent challenges drives competitive generics marketplace

Much attention has been given recently to the volume and pace of generic drug approvals by the FDA as that agency has prioritized increasing competition in the market to control costs.  Less attention has been given to the number of first-time Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) and the outlook for competition in those generic drug […]

Key Takeaways from India Medical Device Expo 2019

Another year has arrived and with it another immensely successful India Medical Device Expo. In addition to shedding some light on the progress that has been made in the Indian medtech sector and the future potential of this space, many speakers also underscored some of the most substantial recent health care developments that have taken […]

“Modicare” Reform Continues Push Toward Universal Coverage in India

On 23 September 2018, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of the National Health Protection Scheme or “Modicare” (PM-JAY; Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana – Ayushman Bharat), a dual-pronged health development plan focused on expanding insurance coverage as well as improving access to care. With the plan crossing the 100-day threshold as 2019 […]

How regulation, innovation, quality and access are inevitably intertwined

In a global industry like pharmaceuticals, the interdependencies among quality, access, innovation and regulation can have global implications. That message comes through clearly in the 2018 CPhI Annual Report, the compilation of expert forecasts and analyses that the organization puts together. The articles, with their focus on the future direction, technologies, opportunities and threats in […]

11 Unique Tech Solutions That are Transforming India’s Healthcare

Growing opportunities and challenges in the Indian health care system  The health care sector in India continues to exhibit impressive growth in both revenue and employment opportunities. With a CAGR of 16% in the period 2008-2022, the Indian health care industry is projected to reach a valuation of $372 billion by 2022 and to create […]

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 […]