Innovation is at the heart of all advances and has the capacity to solve problems facing humanity. Societies which have turned away from innovation and technological development have failed in their ability to support their populations. Understanding the nature of innovation in the life sciences and in particular healthcare, how it operates, what enables and hinders it is therefore of great importance to meeting the challenges ahead. This book, originally and concurrently published in the International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2007, offers the latest research and insights concerning innovation in the biopharmaceutical industry.
Innovation in Healthcare: The Engine of Technological Advances; Uptake and Diffusion of Pharmaceutical Innovations in Health Systems; Development and Innovation in Cardiovascular Medicine; Partnership and Innovation in the Life Sciences; Development and Innovation in Cancer Medicine; Innovation Models in the Biopharmaceuticals Sector; Innovation, Patents and Economic Growth.