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08.05.2017

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Big Pharma’s Compliance Departments Lacking Knowledge of New Technologies

A recent study reveals that compliance departments in pharmaceutical companies have insufficient knowledge regarding new technologies. 90% of the questioned companies agreed that compliance is in fact “lagging behind”, making regulatory requirements obsolete. But the very same st...

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24.11.2016

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International Market Risks Unsettle the Chemicals Industry

For the European chemicals industry, insufficient data security, geopolitical crises and a lack of information about market changes represent the largest potential risk. At the same time, site conditions, especially in Germany, are rated more positively than ever. The site factor...

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19.05.2016

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Takeover Trends: Why 2016 is the Year of M&A for the Chemical Industry

The M&A-boom in the chemical industry won't come to an end: After reaching record levels in 2015, the next wave of mergers and transactions might be even bigger. But not all takeovers are created equal: Certain factors distinguish successful corporate takeovers and mergers.

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04.03.2016

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Why the „Internet Of Things“ Won't Come –At Least, Not Until 2030...

Big Pharma is thinking „beyond the pill“: While product and process innovation are in high demand with pharmaceutical players, one technology seems to be unable to live up to the hype. Although many Life Science companies have implemented or planned „Internet of Things“ (IoT) pro...

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24.02.2016

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Big Data Instead of Cheap Oil: Digitization in the Age of Oil Market Fluctuations

The chemical industry will have to get used to continuously strong oil price fluctuations. Companies that are agile enough to react to short-term, extreme market changes will be ahead of the competition in the future. Key is the digitization of the entire value chain.

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16.02.2016

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Why Silo Mentality is the Number One Performance Inhibitor for Chemical Companies

Operations in chemical companies could be significantly more efficient if procurement, production and supply chain were managed by an overarching strategy. Furthermore, operations strategy is insufficiently aligned with customer requirements. Consequently, chemical companies are ...

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