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The Human Side of Innovation


Pierre Boulas, Ph.D. (Senior Director, Pharmaceutical Operations and Technology, Biogen)

Location: 119B

Date: Tuesday, April 24

Time: 10:30am - 11:15am

Pass Type: Conference Pass, VIP Attendee - Get your pass now!

Track: Drug Manufacturing

Vault Recording: TBD

American Chemical Society (ACS)
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Examples of successful implementation of innovative concepts or technologies in pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing remain somewhat limited. This is despite significant advances in technology and recent changes in regulations intended to promote innovation. Successful innovation in manufacturing is truly an adaptive challenge as it requires new learnings and unique leadership skills. This presentation will explore potential reasons behind the struggle to innovate and discuss the impact of organizational culture and sub-cultures on innovation within the pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturing sector. The main goal is to initiate a conversation around the topic of culture and innovation.