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The life sciences industry is undergoing rapid change, dynamic discoveries and pressures driving business decisions and corporate growth. Business models are being forced to evolve as healthcare continues to shift from a treatment focus to points of wellness, prediction, personalization, and prevention.

Recognizing the interdependence of the payer, provider and pharmaceutical value chains, companies are re-inventing strategies in multitude ways: increased outsourcing, co-development and patient engagement are the new norms.

The Frost & Sullivan Global Life Sciences Program helps you better understand stakeholder dynamics as the healthcare system transitions from acute care into integrated care. Our research and insights help you make informed strategic decisions around how best to navigate this complex market.

We can support needs from syndicated research to projects ranging from proprietary strategic engagements and market research, marketing solutions, and whitepapers, all leveraging the global reach of our firm to propel your business forward.

We believe a structured partnership that provides you transformational insights through online content as well as deeper interaction with our senior analyst team will help ensure greater relevancy of insights provided for your organization.

Meet the Team

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Senior Partner

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Global Vice President

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Partner

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Program Manager


Expertise Areas

Frost & Sullivan's expertise in Life Sciences research and consulting includes work in the following strategic and operational areas.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Pharmaceuticals_Biotech.jpgCompetitive analysis series covering: oncology, diabetes/metabolic diseases, neurology, cardiovascular diseases and infectious diseases.

In Vitro Diagnostics & Research Tools

In_Vitro_Diagnostics_Research_Tools.jpgMarket analysis series covering: molecular Dx (incl. companion Dx), POCT, clinical lab services, next generation sequencing and chromatography/research antibodies.

Emerging Technologies

Emerging_Technologies.jpgMarket insights series covering: regenerative medicine, biosimilars, generics 2.0, CRAMS, digital pathology, downstream bioprocessing and antibody drug conjugates.

TH_LS.pngOur Transformational Health Content Covers These Critical Issues:

  • Innovating business models that promise sustainable revenue streams
  • Designing integrated data platforms that empower consumers
  • Developing strategic partnerships that bring novel products and services to the market
  • Establishing industry best practices
  • Identifying emerging markets opportunities
Innovative Solutions for Drug Discovery and Development

This Drug Discovery TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides insights across novel methods that improve drug discovery. The service encompasses recent advances in drug discovery technologies that impact precision oncology, targeted cancer therapy, Big Data analytics and Parkinson s disease…

Recent Advances in Biologic Treatments

This edition of the Genetic Technology TOE depicts the current landscape and the new life sciences trends across biologic treatments. In particular, proteomic and microbiome therapies are profiled. The corresponding clinical trials scenario for individualized cancer therapies is depicted, along with…

Recent Advances in Genetic Technologies

This edition of the Genetic Technology TOE depicts the current landscape and the new life sciences trends across genetic technologies, especially nucleic acid engineering platforms including gene editing. The corresponding clinical trials scenario regarding multiple sclerosis is depicted, along with…

Future Wearables in Healthcare - R&D Portfolio Areas and Technology Roadmapping

Wearable technologies in healthcare are expected to have key growth opportunities in the next few years driven by factors such as the proliferation of wearables for health and wellness and the need for more data about the current and future condition of individuals and patients. This technology and…

East African Pharmaceutical Market, Forecast to 2021

Pharmaceutical markets in Sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid growth as governments and healthcare providers battle with their respective burdens of disease. The continent has one of the highest burdens of disease, such as HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis, yet has limited healthcare resources…

Technologies Driving Precision Medicine

Targeted and personalized therapeutics are likely to transform the existing precision medicine landscape. With recent landmark regulatory approval, CAR T therapy has the potential to emerge as the industry standard for cancer management in the future and potentially replace existing treatment…

Breakthroughs in Leveraging Biomarkers for Oncology

Predictive biomarkers are used to provide the best treatment indication with the greater probability of response to a certain specific chemotherapeutic agent, also considering treatment-related side effects. Prognostic biomarkers are used to identify patients with different clinical outcomes…

2017 Customer Attitudes and Adoption Plans of Digital Pathology Technologies

A digital pathology end-user research was conducted to identify trends and developments in the field of digital pathology. The survey sought to collect the key information on usage and adoption and compare the perceptions of current and potential adopters of this technology.

For the survey, lab…

Recent Advances in Biopharmaceutical and Precision Medicine Platforms

This edition of the Genetic Technology TOE depicts the current landscape and the new life sciences trends across biopharmaceutical and precision medicine platforms. A summary of key clinical trials for Patidegib and Quizartinib therapies is also depicted, along with the industry interactions.

The…

Emerging Role of Gamma Delta T-cells in Immunotherapies

This edition of the Future Tech TOE focuses on the emerging role of gamma delta T-cell platforms in immunotherapy applications. This service provides valuable insights across the global adoptive T-cell therapy landscape, while outlining the key unmet needs across this space. Apart from profiling key…

Frost & Sullivan's Growth Consulting services support our clients who require customized and collaborative solutions to help their companies meet revenue targets, capture market share and expand portfolios. Most projects are focused on addressing highly strategic challenges that require creative research techniques and deep market insights to address our clients’ specific needs. Our projects focus on ten primary areas:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence
  • Geographic Expansion
  • New Product Development and Concept Testing
  • New Product Launch
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Distribution Channel Optimization
  • Vertical Market Expansion
  • Customer Strategy
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Technology Strategy (Licensing, Applications)
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Digital Transformation and Strategies

Growth Consulting clients are primarily healthcare technology and service providers such as medical device and diagnostic companies, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, and firms in the healthcare information technology and connected health markets. Companies supporting these firms, whether for professional services and logistics or components and software, also regularly turn to us for insight into the multi-billion dollar healthcare vertical. Our broad base of capabilities can be leveraged by any entity seeking to grow in the intersection between healthcare and technology innovation.

Recognizing each project as unique, Frost & Sullivan crafts the optimal approach to addressing our clients’ needs. These tools may include:

  Qualitative Quantitative
Existing Knowledge
  • Existing analyst knowledge
  • Published Frost & Sullivan research deliverables
  • Frost & Sullivan events
  • Industry contacts and relationships
  • Secondary research 
  • Third-party databases
  • Mining internal Frost & Sullivan databases
  • External publically-available data sources
  • Contracted data sources for resale or integration
  • Creative modeling and forecasting
New Knowledge
  • One-on-one interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Panels/forums/workshops
  • Observational research/audits
  • Conference attendance/ research
  • Competitive intelligence
  • Ideation/brainstorming
  • Perceptual mapping studies
  • Delphi studies
  • Surveys (CATI, online, tradeshow)
  • Utility trials/studies
  • Epidemiology surveys
  • Conjoint analysis
  • Value/ROI modeling
  • Other economic studies/modeling

 

Why Partner with Frost & Sullivan?

  • Deep subject matter expertise with highly educated consultants focusing entirely on the healthcare technology sector
  • More than 45 locations around the world to provide unparalleled global access and insights
  • Collaborative teams that formed across industry sectors supporting healthcare technology vertical, e.g. materials, mobility and wireless, power systems, sensors, software, logistics, transportation, food, and others
  • Strong reputation and deep network of healthcare technology contacts to support rapid and insightful industry research and networking
  • Decades of experience in epidemiological, financial, and competitive forecast modelling, providing quantitative rigor and to all our engagements
  • Proven processes and methodologies tested across hundreds of projects with the world’s leading firms
  • Creative thought leadership and deep insights into market dynamics to help product development teams and executives create and validate new whitespace opportunities
  • Ability to design and facilitate on-site workshops with our clients which use proprietary exercises to evaluate opportunities, develop strategies and reach consensus on next steps
  • An established brand known for excellence in the field of healthcare technology innovation that can be leveraged for custom whitepapers, e-broadcasts and other tactical marketing initiatives
  • A highly-skilled team of quantitative research professionals capable of designing and executing complex methodologies, including conjoint analysis, MaxDiff, multivariate analysis and others
  • Access to a broad network of affiliated service partners and third party data tools to extend our capabilities
Types of Companies Examples of Recent Projects
Healthcare Providers Assessing Licensing Potential for an Enterprise Learning System of a Leading Tertiary Healthcare Provider
Suppliers/ Service Providers to Industry Interactive Digital Whitepaper with Embedded Video on the Future of the Global Healthcare Products Supply Chain for a Major Logistics Company
Consumer Health Competitive Profiles on 1,200+ Weight Loss and Skin Care Product Available Worldwide to Support R&D Efforts of a Major Competitor
Investors Buy-Side Valuation Analysis and Financial Modeling for Investment Consideration in an Energy-Based Medical Device  Start Up
Professional Associations Annual Customer Survey on U.S. Purchasing Patterns for Laboratory Products Commissioned by a Leading Industry Association 

 

globe_abstract-network.pngFrost & Sullivan’s Growth Workshops help clients establish a narrow portfolio of key market opportunities from a larger pool of options.  These interactive sessions help clients identify the strongest opportunities in the market and brainstorm strategies for pursuing those opportunities. Growth Workshops run the gamut of market analysis, from opportunity identification to strategy development to planning and implementation. Each workshop’s design is based on the full breadth of client objectives and desired outcomes.

Growth Workshop Consultants help clients funnel and prioritize which opportunities fit best with the company's internal capabilities. During these workshops, attendees gain market knowledge and are trained on evaluation tools and techniques to translate market, competitive, technical, regulatory and economic implications into specific growth opportunities.

Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Workshops use a range of tools and exercises to help clients identify and prioritize key market opportunities, such as:

  • Opportunity/Fit Matrix
  • Decision Support Scorecard
  • Strategy Mapping
  • Executive Alignment Surveys

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Novo Nordisk

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Gen-Probe

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VISX

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Global Market Intelligence Manager, Medical Devices Company

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Fortune 500 Company

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Global Strategic Marketing, Oncology, Pharma Company