Quintile published new white paper entitled, "Realizing Promise of Asia-Pacific: The Region's Strategic Shift from Outsourcing to Innovation", and authored by Dr. Ferzaan Engineer, CEO, Quintiles India, and Dr. Anand Tharmaratnam, Senior VP and Head of Clinical Development, Quintiles Asia-Pacific.
The paper highlights shifts in region moving it from pure outsourcing destination to true area of innovation in future. The region is benefiting from trends shifting R&D and clinical trials from Western markets to East to take advantage of lower cost structures. According to these authors, the region is beginning to grow its own biotechnology industry.
Posted by Bruce Lehr March 19th 2010