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2021 ASAP BioPharma Conference Preview

BioPharma Conference

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2021 ASAP BioPharma Conference Preview

Patients and Precision: 2021 ASAP BioPharma Conference Explores Collaboration in the Increasingly Digital World of Healthcare As we emerge from the pandemic, the biopharmaceutical industry is faced with a variety of challenges old and new—and some old ones with a new twist. The industry... Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
07/8/2021


For Fossil-Fuel Titans Looking to Pivot to Sustainable Models, Partnerships Will Be Key

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For Fossil-Fuel Titans Looking to Pivot to Sustainable Models, Partnerships Will Be Key

Posted By Jon Lavietes and Michael Burke, Thursday, June 24, 2021 With the Q2 2021 Strategic Alliance Quarterly wending its way to your mailboxes and inboxes as we write this, we thought we would give you a glimpse of the discussions we had in putting together the issue’s cover story on the... Continue Reading

by Jon Lavietes
06/24/2021


Partner Bonding: What Does It Mean?

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Partner Bonding: What Does It Mean?

Posted By Ezra Schneier, Thursday, June 10, 2021 What is partner bonding, and how do you achieve it? That state where an alliance is more than just a relationship, where two companies do more than share customers and bring innovative solutions together—where each looks at the other as an... Continue Reading

06/10/2021


Big Plans, Big Moves: BeiGene Seizes the Opportunity to Become a Partner of Choice

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Big Plans, Big Moves: BeiGene Seizes the Opportunity to Become a Partner of Choice

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Thursday, May 27, 2021 Oncology biotech BeiGene has come a long way in a short time. Founded in 2010, the company took advantage of growing innovation in cancer research and regulatory and commercial reform in China to quickly bring four drug candidates to the clinic by... Continue Reading

05/27/2021


Do More, Do It Faster

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Do More, Do It Faster

Do More, Do It Faster: Summit Session Shows How to Leverage Software Platforms to Make Alliances More Efficient Posted By Dan Caplinger, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 What you don’t know can hurt you. And getting full value out of alliances now means harnessing the growing power of technology to... Continue Reading

05/19/2021


ASAP Roundtable Tackles How to Stand Tall Amidst Heavy Winds of Change

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ASAP Roundtable Tackles How to Stand Tall Amidst Heavy Winds of Change

Posted By Jon Lavietes and Michael Burke, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Last week, ASAP continued its roundtable series, in which leading minds from several industries convene to discuss current challenges facing alliance professionals and trade ideas on how to overcome them. The topic at hand: coping... Continue Reading

05/12/2021


Summit Session Reveals How to Turn a Spinoff into an Alliance Excellence Award Winner

Alliance Excellence Award

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Summit Session Reveals How to Turn a Spinoff into an Alliance Excellence Award Winner

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 It’s a solid bet that a collaboration between both winners of the 2020 ASAP Alliance Excellence Award in the Alliance Program Excellence category will teem with alliance best practices and overall program success. It’s an even better bet... Continue Reading

04/27/2021


An Alliance with Strong Bones

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An Alliance with Strong Bones

An Alliance with Strong Bones: How UCB and Amgen Took EVENITY from Preclinical Stages to Global Market Success over Two Decades Posted By Jon Lavietes, Friday, April 23, 2021 The year 2019 was a momentous one for the drug EVENITY, the product of a long-standing collaboration between global... Continue Reading

04/23/2021


External Innovation: The Route to Survival for Businesses?

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External Innovation: The Route to Survival for Businesses?

Posted By Dan Caplinger, Wednesday, April 21, 2021 The current business environment is unlike any we’ve seen before. Amid the ups, downs, and uncertainties of the pandemic, businesses have had to overcome unprecedented challenges to transform themselves even as they continually face the... Continue Reading

04/21/2021


“No Law Degrees Needed”

Global Alliance Summit

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“No Law Degrees Needed”

“No Law Degrees Needed”: Summit Session Reveals How Mediation Techniques Can Help Alliance Managers De-escalate Conflicts Posted By Jon Lavietes, Thursday, April 15, 2021Updated: Thursday, April 15, 2021 Conflict is endemic to alliances, and thus conflict resolution is one of the... Continue Reading

04/15/2021


RapidValue: A David That Can Play, and Partner, with the Goliaths

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RapidValue: A David That Can Play, and Partner, with the Goliaths

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Monday, April 12, 2021 The David-Goliath alliance is an evergreen alliance topic. No matter the era, industry, or market segment, there will always be opportunities for smaller entities and larger, established companies to generate revenue, develop products, or fill... Continue Reading

04/12/2021


Global Alliance Summit Master Class Helps Construct Your Best-Laid Plans

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Global Alliance Summit Master Class Helps Construct Your Best-Laid Plans

Posted By Jon Lavietes, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 The 2021 ASAP Global Alliance Summit was a time for networking with peers in virtual mixers and learning from a variety of expert speakers. However, it was also a forum for combining the two activities. This year’s Summit program featured a new... Continue Reading

04/6/2021