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Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry
Third Edition
by Peter Bamfield

Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry covers the management of scientific personnel, management within a variety of R & D organisational structures, creating a climate of innovation, the management of projects including the time management and communication aspects of the job.


  • Details people, knowledge and time
  • Offers clinicians summary presentation of state-of-the-art science of DNA microarrays
  • Guides younger R & D chemists to ways in which they can quickly evolve skills


An Overview of the Scope and Contents of the Book

  • The Industry
  • The Role and Breadth of R&D
  • R&D Organisation
  • R&D Personnel
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Project Management

Harnessing the Human Resource

  • Building the Scientific Skills Base of the Group
  • The Skills Audit Process
  • Recruitment

Developing the People who form the Skills Base

  • The Management of Performance

The R&D Team Manager

  • Managerial Skills and Leadership
  • Managing Creative Groups
  • Managing Your Own Career

Organising for an Innovative Environment

  • The Structural Components of an R&D Organisation
  • Organisational Environments for R&D
  • The Internal Organisation of R&D
  • Global R&D
  • Outsourcing R&D

The Provision of the Appropriate Support

  • Analytical Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Information and Library Services
  • IT and Telecommunications
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Toxicology
  • Chemical and Equipment Supplies
  • Engineering and Buildings Maintenance
  • Laboratory Automation

A Financially Sound, Healthy, Safe and Quality Environment

  • Financial Control
  • Health and Safety
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Total Quality Management in R&D
  • Change Management

Creativity and Innovation

  • Creativity and the Nurturing of Innovation
  • Total Creativity Management
  • The Creative Climate
  • The Climate for Innovation
  • The Creative and Innovative Individual
  • Innovation Pathways
  • Creative Thinking
  • Tools for Creativity
  • The Evaluation of the Ideas Generated

The Protection of Intellectual Property

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets
  • Internal Records
  • Code of Best Practices for Handling IP

The Exploitation of Opportunities

  • Development within the Company
  • Joint Venture
  • External Licensing and Assignment of IP
  • Inward Technology Transfer
  • Knowledge Management

Project Management of Innovation

  • The Selection and Evaluation of R&D Projects
  • Business Strategy and the Innovation Portfolio
  • The R&D Portfolio
  • Strategic Research Targets

The Innovation Chain

  • The Stage-Gate Process
  • New Chemical Product Innovation Chain

The Project Management Skills

  • Project Manager and Team Selection
  • Project Definition, the WHAT, WHEN and Constraints
  • Resource Allocation
  • Planning, the WHO and the HOW
  • The Formal Launch
  • Monitoring and Controlling the Project
  • Completion of the Project


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Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry
Third Edition
by Peter Bamfield

2006 290 pages $114.00 + shipping
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