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Who’s the Boss? Companies and Their Novel Drug Approvals, 2014-2018

In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 59 novel drugs, meaning approved new molecular entities (NMEs). The figure for 2017 was 46 novel drugs.

In 2018, Life Sciences Industry Fell Behind on Projections for M&A Activity

In 2018 alone, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity among the life sciences industry totaled US$198B according to the 2019 EY M&A Firepower Report. The report continues on to state that "Life sciences M&A in 2018 was strong but failed to meet market expectations as companies focused on portfolio optimization."

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