Global Business Reports


Alexander Stonor, Aya Turk

United States Life Sciences 2024 - Digital Interactive

May 06, 2024

Cautious optimism. These two words best describe the state of mind of life sciences executives as we enter the second half of 2024. Having experienced one of its hardest-ever years in 2023 – in terms of depressed valuations, public and private fundraising drought, and challenging geopolitical fluctuations – the US life sciences industry is now embracing recovery mode.

Yet, the US continues to dominate the global life sciences industry, and the largest pharmaceutical market in the world attracted numerous foreign players in 2023. US biopharma firms benefit from a supportive ecosystem of service providers but face upcoming challenges, notably from proposed regulatory changes. Amidst growing US-China tensions, the national security matter of domestic drug manufacturing may undergo significant reshaping. Despite challenges, the US keeps drawing on expertise from Ivy League institutions, Wall Street, and California's tech scene to drive innovation and maintain its premier status.

Drawing from almost a hundred interviews with biopharma, biotech, investors, CDMOs, CROs, specialty chemical, technology, and AI executives, the following pages present a comprehensive overview of the US life sciences industry today, and offer insights into the country’s capability to attract foreign capital, talent, and science. The report concludes by pondering the debate on the relationship between viruses and humanity, and how proactive investment in this area can lead to both returns and the well-being of our species.


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Piramal Pharma updates GBR in its recent developments and prospects.
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Founded in 2008, Eiger BioPharmaceuticals is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing targeted therapies for rare diseases.


Peru Mining 2024 Pre-Release II

As the second half of 2024 approaches, Peru stands at a crossroads. According to the latest figures, the Democratic Republic of Congo has surpassed Peru as the second-largest copper producer. Cabinet changes under Boluarte's administration and ongoing corruption cases have taken a toll on investor confidence, and illegal mining remains a pressing issue. However, not everything is lost for the Andean country, and the mining sector presents growth opportunities.



"We plan to double our copper production by the end of the decade. There remains significant upside potential in the gold industry, and the copper operations are strategic and additive to that."