Forward Look: Top Regulatory Midyear Trends for 2014 in Life Sciences
Life Sciences Midyear Outlook
Although the life sciences regulatory environment continues to evolve, the general direction seems to be toward increased compliance requirements, scrutiny and enforcement. The six regulatory trends highlighted below are likely to have a significant impact on the life sciences industry for the rest of 2014 – and beyond.
- Patient safety and enforcement
- Increasing emphasis on transparency
- Greater collaboration between regulatory and businesses
- Accelerated product approvals
- Secure supply chain
This white paper explores the implications behind these trends and steps life sciences companies can consider in order to construct an effective regulatory agenda. The overarching challenge for life sciences companies will be finding ways to achieve compliance without creating excessive drag on the business.
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