Novo Cuts 400 Jobs in Denmark/China and Confirms Shift in R&D Strategy

Novo Nordisk announced plans to restructure its R&D organization which includes cutting 400 R&D jobs in Denmark and China. Novo is also establishing a new BD unit in Cambridge, MA to help facilitate additional R&D collaborations. This news comes as no surprise and is consistent with FENIX’s previous insight regarding Novo’s shift in R&D strategy as evidenced by 7 external R&D collaborations/acquisitions thus far in 2018. Below, FENIX provides thoughts on Novo’s new R&D strategy.

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Matthew Maryniak

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Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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