In line with its objectives HBio publishes position papers, technical documents, proposals to authorities, newspaper articles and other documents targeting specific stakeholders in the life sciences and healthcare industries. Below is a list of these publications.

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  • Succeeding in a digital healthcare market.  Published Nov. 2016. An article published in LinkedIn Pulse by HBio's President. The article discusses 5 determinants (sensors, data, analytics, fitness functions and networks) that will probably shape strategies and success in the digital healthcare market. It also describes 3 possible future healthcare markets to compete in. Download PDF

  • On value chains, fragmented markets, critical mass and R&D policy. Original Title:  "Περί αλυσίδων αξίας, κατακερματισμένων αγορών, κρίσιμης μάζας και αναπτυξιακής πολιτικής ". Published June 2016. This article talks about the relevance of the concept of "value chains" as an organizing principle for the design of R&D policy, discusses some newer concepts such as "networks" and "ecosystems" and suggests that R&D policies should promote and support the pursuit of synergies between markets that traditionally may have been considered distinct.  Downolad PDF in Greek  

  • Tools for Strategic Analysis: a Quick Guide. Original Title:  "ΕΡΓΑΛΕΙΑ για τον ΣΤΡΑΤΗΓΙΚΟ ΣΧΕΔΙΑΣΜΟ και την ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΤΑΓΩΝΙΣΜΟΥ". Published May 2016. This quick guide targets startups, SMEs and academic groups and introduces the basics of SWOT analysis, Porter's 5 forces and related resources. Download PDF in Greek

  • Hellenic bio-pharmaceutical and Healthcare sector: Proposal for a national R&D strategy for the period 2014-2020. Published Feb. 2014. The document presents  a proposal by HBio to the Greek GSRT (General Secretariat for Research and Technology) on possible R&D priorities for the period 2014-2020.   Download PDF  

  • Biopharma 21: A position paper on the healthcare ecosystem in the 21st century. Published July 2013.  The document discusses certain trends identified by HBio that could be of significance to Greek companies and research organisations.   Download PDF

  • What I want to become when I grow up. Original title: “Τι θέλω να γίνω όταν μεγαλώσω” Published 3 June 2013, Newspaper «ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ -γνώμες» - online. This article presents an opinion on the need for a strategic plan for Greece in the life sciences and healthcare sector.    Download PDF in Greek

  • Greek Drug 21 Inititiative: a HBio proposal. Original Title: "Greek Drug Initiative 21: Μια πρωτοβουλία του Hellenic BioCluster". Published: 2 June 2011 in "KERDOS" newspaper. The document discusses a proposal for a national initiative to support the development of a new treatment based on generic drugs "Made in Greece".   Download PDF in Greek