Industry Immersion Learning: Real-Life Industry Case-Studies in Biotechnology and Business / Edition 1

Industry Immersion Learning: Real-Life Industry Case-Studies in Biotechnology and Business / Edition 1

by Lisbeth Borbye, Michael Stocum, Alan Woodall, Cedric Pearce
     
 

Students are often surprised about the differences between the university and industry work environments when adjusting to their first job in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. This book aims to facilitate the transition by describing educational alliances with industry and presenting real-life study cases that span a broad range of important topics. Amongst

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Overview

Students are often surprised about the differences between the university and industry work environments when adjusting to their first job in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. This book aims to facilitate the transition by describing educational alliances with industry and presenting real-life study cases that span a broad range of important topics. Amongst these are examples of innovation, management or optimization of products, processes, and intellectual property.

Few textbooks are available containing fore-front training for students aiming to work in industry and instruction to bridge the gap between universities and industry. This book is ideal for professional science and MBA students, as well as university teachers and industry professionals.

For most chapters web presentations can be found at www.wiley-vch.de/supplements

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527324088
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/10/2009
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Lisbeth Borbye received a PhD in Genetics at the University of Copenhagen and was a post-doctoral fellow in the Human Genome Project. Since 1995 Dr. Borbye has held appointments in both academic and industry settings involving a range of technological, managerial, editorial and educational disciplines. The most prominent of these is the establishment and directorship of the professional Master's program in Microbial Biotechnology at North Carolina State University, a new type of education which seeks to integrate business and science to meet industry and society's needs. Dr. Borbye is a pioneer in establishing alliances between industry and academia. She has published numerous journal articles and holds several patents. In addition, she recently published the book entitled "Secrets to Success in Industry careers - Essential Skills in Science and Business" (Academic Press).

Table of Contents

Principles of Industry Immersion Learning
Integration of Pharmaceutical and Diagnostic Co-Development and Commercialization: Adding Value to Therapeutics by Applying Biomarkers
Pharmaceutical Industry Product Portfolio Planning and Management
Entrepreneurship: Establishing a New Biotechnology Venture
Introduction to U.S. Patent Law
Intellectual Property Management
Operational Excellence In Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
Aligning Behaviors and Standards in a Regulated Industry: Design and Implementation of a Job Observation Program

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