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  • Posted by Pei Li Teh & Callum McCulloch
  • December 3, 2019
  • Webinars

Webcast: Portfolio analysis - Go/No-go decisions

Webcast: Portfolio analysis - Go/No-go decisions

When a pharma company is either considering acquiring a new agent, or developing one in-house, marketers need to understand the impact on the overall portfolio and decide whether to make a go or no-go decision on that asset. Watch this webcast in which Research Partnership's Pei Li Teh and Callum McCulloch (who are both from our Singapore office) discuss how market research insights allow you to make confident go/no-go decisions in portfolio planning.

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  • Posted by Wan Ling Neo & Ethel Gay
  • November 7, 2019
  • Webinars

Webcast: Portfolio analysis - Tracking for success

Webcast: Portfolio analysis - Tracking for success

Portfolio Analysis and Optimization looks at how honing strategy across multiple agents in the same therapeutic category leads to marketing success. As pharmaceutical companies simultaneously develop and in-license multiple products that can cost millions of dollars, portfolio management is about selecting how to allocate resources and marketing efforts across multiple assets. This has significant impact on the bottom line. 

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  • Posted by Pei Li Teh & Colin Tan
  • October 1, 2019
  • Webinars

Webcast: Portfolio analysis - Choosing your communication strategy

Webcast: Portfolio analysis - Choosing your communication strategy

Portfolio Analysis and Optimization concentrates on determining the impact that multiple assets have within therapeutic categories, and how the marketing of these assets impacts on overall strategy. This is an important tool for pharmaceutical companies in today’s market. As they simultaneously develop multiple products that can become extremely costly, portfolio management to improve decision-making can have a significant impact on the bottom line. At its very core, it is about selecting how to allocate resources and marketing efforts across multiple assets. 

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  • Posted by Tom Nolte
  • July 24, 2018
  • Articles

Portfolio analysis: Using market research to master communications across a therapeutic category

Portfolio analysis: Using market research to master communications across a therapeutic category

Published in Pharma Voice and written by Tom Nolte and Melinda Shorr

Many of us are familiar with billiard games, where two players compete to be the first to pocket all the balls on the table in a particular order.  We recently used the game as an analogy to explore the value of effective portfolio management within a particular therapeutic category.
Imagine that a set of racked billiard balls are the products in your portfolio.  Each ball will require its own particular angle to achieve success.  When a new ball breaks the cluster, only the savviest players can plan and strike in such a way that multiple balls will go in the right places to attain a competitive advantage. 
Portfolio analysis is a valuable tool used in market research to understand the dynamics of a product portfolio and how best to guide, direct and manage the communications strategy to best effect.

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  • Posted by Angela Duffy, Richard Head and Dan Coffin
  • July 24, 2018
  • Events

EphMRA round up 2018

EphMRA round up 2018

Last month, EU Directors Angela Duffy, Richard Head and Dan coffin attended the EphMRA annual conference in Basel.

The conference kicked off with a fascinating and very personal keynote paper by Ian Talmage, Senior Advisor to Bayer Global Strategic Marketing, on the magnitude of changes our industry has faced over the years, reflecting upon the future landscape, where changes are likely to be and the challenges that sit ahead. This set the underlying tone for the conference, with many papers focusing on technology, behavioural science, patient engagement, data analytics, and collaborative approaches to optimising and enhancing insights.

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