Journal of Commercial Biotechnology

Leading thinking on biotechnology business management

Journal of Commercial Biotechnology

The Journal of Commercial Biotechnology, in print since 1994, is the definitive international quarterly publication for bioscience business professionals. The Journal is designed specifically for those professionals who need to enhance their knowledge of biotechnology business strategy and management, improve and advance their product development or want to keep up-to-date with current issues and industry trends.

Each issue publishes peer-reviewed, authoritative, cutting-edge articles written by the leading practitioners and researchers in the field, addressing topics such as:

  • Management
  • Policy
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Regulation
  • Bioethics

The Journal of Commercial Biotechnology is a unique forum for all those involved in biotechnology commercialization to present, share, and explore new ideas, latest thinking and best practices, making it an indispensable guide for those developing projects and careers within this fast moving field.

Vol 21, No 2 (2015)

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Table of Contents


Labels, Lawyers, & Logic PDF
Peter J. Pitts
Improper Handling of Harmful Chemicals by Small Tea Growers of Assam: Challenge to Heath and Local Environment PDF
Dhrubajyoti Gogoi, Abhishek Kumar Yadav, Madhurjya Gogoi, Debajit Borah


Trends in Market Access for Specialty Biologics: Challenges & Promises PDF
Sanjay Kumar Rao
Human Health Biotechnology: Can Brazil Advance? PDF
Carlos Torres Freire, Victor Callil, Denise Golgher
Importance of venture capital investors for the industrial biotechnology industry PDF
Gunter Festel, Christian Rammer

From the Boardroom

Early Commercial Assessments: An Innovative Tactic for Small Biotechs PDF
Anthony Giovinazzo

Case Study

Accelerating the Growth of Bioeconomy in Malaysia PDF
Nazlee Kamal, Zurina Che Dir
Lean Start-up: A Comprehensive Case Study in the Establishment of Affordable Laboratory Infrastructure PDF
Kristopher James Grohn, Kelsey Moody, Danique Wortel, Nick LeClair, Alison Traina, Eric Zluhan, Gerold Feuer

From the Classroom

The University of Colorado Certificate Program in Bioinnovation and Entrepreneurship: An Update and Current Status PDF
Madhavan Parthasarathy, David Forlani, Arlen Meyers

Legal and Regulatory Updates

Which Types of Bioinformatics Inventions Are Eligible for Patent Protection? PDF
Trent Ostler, Michael Gollin