How to Power Pharma and Biotech R&D with Sharp Commercial Insights

Pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) organisations and pre-revenue biotechs aim to discover and develop medicines that will make a meaningful difference to patients’ lives. Such medicines will be those that are ‘commercially’ successful, so ‘commercial insight’ is a must-have for any effective R&D effort. In this article we explore how pharma and biotech companies leverage […]

The Novasecta European MidPharma Report 2022

Europe is home to 97 ‘MidPharmas’ – companies that develop and commercialise pharmaceutical products, with €100m-€6bn annual revenue. In our seventh annual report into this sector, we examine how these companies thrive, explore the key lessons similar organisations can learn, and conclude with imperatives for the entire pharmaceutical and biotech ecosystem. What To Expect In […]

Embedding Strategic and Operational Excellence: Structure and Roles

The organisational structure establishes the interfaces between the functional areas andthe framework for how people work together. By optimising structure and clarifying roles,leaders will empower teams to execute the strategy. Download our one-pager via the button above.

Embedding Strategic and Operational Excellence: A Clear Strategic Focus

A well understood and clearly communicated strategic focus is the first and most important step towards strategic and operational excellence. Each team in the organisation must be aligned with its priority activities and understand how it delivers value to stakeholders and patients. Download our one-pager via the button above.

Embedding Strategic and Operational Excellence: A Clear Strategic Focus

A well understood and clearly communicated strategic focus is the first and most important step towards strategic and operational excellence. Each team in the organisation must be aligned with its priority activities and understand how it delivers value to stakeholders and patients. Download our one-pager via the button above.

Pharma/Biotech R&D Effectiveness: What it Takes – Exclusive Workshop

On Thursday 22nd September, Novasecta and WittKieffer Executive Search will be co-hosting a face-to-face workshop to discuss what it takes to be effective in the interaction between early commercial strategy and R&D. During this workshop, John Rountree, Managing Partner of Novasecta, will facilitate a Chatham-House-Rules discussion for senior executives in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors, […]

How European MidPharmas have grown profits (MedNous)

Europe is home to 85 mid-sized pharmaceutical companies (MidPharmas) that invest in developing and commercialising pharmaceutical products. Many of these companies have achieved impressive, upward-trending earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) margins in the last five years. The median EBIT margin of MidPharma is now comparable to that of the largest pharma companies and many […]

How European MidPharmas have grown profits

Europe is home to 85 mid-sized pharmaceutical companies (MidPharmas) that invest in developing and commercialising pharmaceutical products. Many of these companies have achieved impressive, upward-trending earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) margins in the last five years. The median EBIT margin of MidPharma is now comparable to that of the largest pharma companies and many […]

Five Imperatives For Strategic And Operational Excellence

As technological advances and competition in the pharmaceutical ecosystem accelerate, it is vital for companies to stay at the cutting edge. The leading pharmaceutical companies focus, move fast and move together. They embrace strategic and operational excellence. Why is strategic and operational excellence important? Pharmaceutical and biotech companies must optimise the effectiveness of the multiple […]

Reimagine Pharma’s Commercial Model

Digitisation has already impacted, and will continue to transform, how pharma’s commercial teams interact with healthcare professionals, engage with patients, and evolve their salesforce. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the previously incremental steps of digitisation for commercial teams. During lockdown, it became much more difficult for salespeople to access physicians in person – this has […]