In a true tour de force effort to map out a global biotech ranking the nature biotech article “The Worldview national ranking of health biotech sector” not surprisingly (at least to us) put Switzerland overall on the top spot (here the report). And dare we say within Switzerland, the Basel Area is the undisputed leader in biotech! So anyone starting a biotech company almost has to do it here.
Speaking about starting biotech companies, this article, again published by nature biotech, shares some tricks and tips on company formation. And if you want to know how it is actually done – and what stamina it needs to succeed – then read this article by Alnylam`s long-time former CEO John Maraganore about the ups and downs on building Alynlam from scratch to the leading RNAi therapeutics company.