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Accelerating R&D and New Product Innovation in Life Sciences Primer for 2016

Published: 26 January 2016

ID: G00292958

Analyst(s): Michael Shanler


R&D groups are continually tasked with delivering innovation, optimizing portfolios and generating new value, but face difficulty collaborating with resources beyond the firewall and navigating an increasingly complex regulatory environment. R&D leaders must balance vision with pragmatism.

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  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • How can R&D increase innovation and leverage multidisciplined resources within and beyond the firewall?
    • How can I drive regulatory compliance while enabling productivity?
    • How can R&D groups become more productive and drive innovation with the right technologies?
    • How can R&D IT groups leverage knowledge and accelerate key insights from concept through product launch and beyond?
    • How can laboratory IT become more efficient and quality-conscious, drive innovation and reduce costs — while enabling regulatory compliance?
    • How do I accelerate key insights through drug discovery and into and beyond clinical development?
    • How do I enable new R&D digital business opportunities by leveraging digital technologies?

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