The Global Map of Biosimilars in 2014

Galbraith, Daniel
April 2014
Pharmaceutical Processing;Apr2014, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p12
The article discusses the importance placed among pharmaceutical companies on biologics. Noted are the disadvantages of biologic drugs such as the length of time and the cost associated to development and production while indicated is one benefit, which is the protection among manufacturers on market share as costs and time of developing alternative products present barriers to competition. Indicated is the emergence of developing generic biologics called biosimilars using innovator molecule.


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