11 Mar, 2016Top 8 Innovation Picks for February 2016


Let’s keep the conversation going — use hashtag #sparkofinnovation to join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook!

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23 Sep, 2014Starting a Conversation on Drug Discovery Biases


From the desk of Chris Lipinski, PhD I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to optimize for ligand affinity. Of course, this…

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14 Aug, 2014Innovation Goes Front and Center in Drug Discovery


“Innovation” is suddenly the word on everybody’s lips.  Pfizer launched “Centers for Therapeutic Innovation”, Johnson and Johnson followed with their “Innovation Centres” and…

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23 Jul, 2014World’s First Academic Life Science Research Exchange


Connecting academic scientists to the global life science ecosystem Like everyone else, academic researchers are finding that funding sources are drying up and…

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30 Jun, 2014The Microbiome in Drug Discovery: Cancer


Over the course of this series so far we’ve looked at the role of the microbiome in two of the three major therapeutic areas…

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18 Jun, 2014Outsourcing: Are You A Speedboat Or Ferry?


Outsourcing has proven to reduce costs while dramatically improving productivity of the drug discovery process. Primary benefits to outsourcing drug discovery include higher…

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16 Jun, 2014The Microbiome in Drug Discovery: Inflammatory Disease


Having introduced the “Age of the Microbiome in Drug Discovery” and the “The Microbiome in Metabolic Disease” we now turn to the influence…

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29 May, 2014Improve R&D Pipeline in Big Pharma with the 5R Framework


With the rise of next-generation sequencing and the increase of big data, scientists have gained a deeper understanding of various diseases. So it…

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22 May, 2014ENABLE: Pushing Antibiotic Drug Discovery Forward


How difficult can antibiotic drug discovery be? Some of those struggling with their drug discovery projects in other areas might find themselves envying…

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20 May, 2014Novel Partnerships For Biomarker Identification As Drug Targets


We previously discussed some of the failures in drug discovery for several chronic diseases. Now, we explore the partnerships that have been created…

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