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January 29th, 2007

The 10 biggest events shaping biotech in 2006

As we are still in January, it is a good time to look back at 2006 to identify some of the key events that shaped the biotech industry and its development, particularly in the Midwest.

Here's my list, in order of importance: biofuels, stem cells, BIO 2006 in Chicago, the reshaping and resurgence of Abbott Labs, biogenerics in the U.S., the internationalization of Indian pharma, Food and Drug Administration product approvals, nanotechnology financing, the globalization of biotech, and the convergence of the drug, devices, and diagnostics/imaging industries.


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