Gartner Research

Hype Cycle for Life Sciences, 2013

Published: 31 July 2013

ID: G00252195

Analyst(s): Steven Lefebure, Dale Hagemeyer, Michael Shanler


Life science companies are dealing with a new industry norm that demands more agility to confront regulatory, innovation and competitive pressures. Technology is playing a major role in enabling agility to perform, and this year's Hype Cycle clarifies the landscape of key technologies.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Nanomedicine
    • 3D Bioprinting
    • Life Science Multichannel Campaign Management
    • GxP Cloud Services
    • R&D Cloud
    • Cloud-Based Drug Discovery Platform
    • Cloud LIMS
    • Data Science
    • Key Opinion Leader Management
    • Managed Care and Institutional Selling Tools
    • Cloud ELN
  • At the Peak
    • IT/OT Convergence in Life Sciences
    • Physician Social Media
    • Semantic Knowledge Graphing
    • Big Data for Healthcare and Life Science Research
    • Innovation Management Technology for Product Development
    • Operations Intelligence
    • Cloud-Based Grid Computing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Continua 2012
    • EHR-Based Clinical Studies
    • Aggregate Spending/Sunshine Law Tracking and Reporting
    • Direct-to-Patient Digital Media
    • Process Analytical Technology
    • Scientific Text Analytics and Annotators
    • Advanced Clinical Research Information Systems
    • GS1 Healthcare (GDSN)
    • Electronic Laboratory Notebook
    • Clinical Resource Management
    • E-Clinical
    • Structured Content and Product Label Management
    • E-Pedigree and Track and Trace
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Alliance and Relationship Management
    • Product Life Cycle Management in Life Sciences
    • Product Serialization
    • Quality Process Management Applications
    • R&D Analytics
    • Global Regulatory Information Management
    • Revenue Management
    • Electronic Batch Records
    • Formula/Recipe Management
    • MES Applications
    • Tablet-Based E-Detailing
    • Web-Based E-Detailing
    • Customer (Practitioner) Analytics
    • LIMS
  • Entering the Plateau
    • ePRO, E-Patient Diaries and eCOA
    • Pharmacovigilance/Safety
    • Bioinformatics and Chemoinformatics
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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