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  • The pharmaceutical industry is increasingly driven by the need to move from treatment to prevention, diagnostics and cure, therefore speeding up innovation and implementation of new technological developments.
  • By 2030, the pharmaceutical industry is expected to be radically different, with a shift in focus towards pharmatech, genetics and immunotherapy.
  • Internet of Life - geomonitoring of pathogens and antibacterial resistance reduces the risk of outbreaks and helps identifying drug development and administration needs. | Related Megatrends: InequalitiesTechnology
  • FoundationOne CDx is a FDA approved “companion diagnostic” that allows to determine which drugs or therapies are best suited to individual cases of cancer patients. | Related Megatrends: Technology
  • Big data can help planning better medical treatments. | Related Megatrends: Technology
  • Artificial intelligence could offer the possibility to timely identify people prone to produce harm (to themselves or others), creating opportunities to intervene long before thoughts turn to action. | Related Megatrends: TechnologySecurity
  • Many leading centres of innovation in disease management will be in the developing world.

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