Biotechs find stability despite turbulence, new study finds
Jun 19, 2017 - The San Diego Union-Tribune
In its relatively brief lifetime, the biotechnology industry has swung between exuberance and despondency. In an uncertain environment, the best path is to stay the course, according to a new report from the professional services firm EY.To stay the course means continuing to invest in new technologies, trusting in “the long development cycles of biotech” to provide return on investment despite short-term fluctuations, the report states.Issued on the...
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