Life sciences

An industry in transition

The life science industry has been in transition for more than a decade. With the shift away from the traditional set-up, where a dozen established players each claimed their own piece of the pie, life sciences companies are now having to reinvent themselves to adapt to a new business context. And that requires – even more so than in other industries – a quest for a continuous balance between patient-centricity and bottom-line business results.

Challenges for the life science industry

Patient-centricity

With an industry-wide move from treatment to prevention, informed and demanding patients become partners in their own health care. New business models revolve around end-to-end transparency and integrity.

Mergers & acquisitions

Newly formed organizations require a new equilibrium in terms of people, processes, technology and responsibilities. The quest for performance improvement is ongoing.

Digitization

Moving into the digital era challenges everyone in the industry to rethink their current operating model. Whether it is in planning, production, distribution or customer service, transformation will be the new key success factor.

“End-to-End visibility is the new holy grail to become responsive to changes in global demand.”

Source: bluecrux presenting @ Logipharma 2017

Explore together

Future-proof your supply chain

We design across strategic, tactical and operational supply chain levels to optimize your end-to-end network. At the heart of compliance are serialization and track & trace, for which we have a proven track record not only in life sciences but also in food & beverages.

Make it a digital journey

Digitization and big data allow you to shine when it comes to transparency and bottom line results. By embracing industry 4.0 techniques, we have developed a state-of-the-art planning tool: LightsOutPlanning.

Equip your entire team

Balance supply and demand in a realistic way. Binocs is our best-of-breed web application to ensure you have qualified/skilled people in R&D, quality operations and engineering to deliver planned project and day-to-day work on time.

Don’t forget who’s in basecamp

There awaits an impatient end consumer who’s expecting value instead of volume. By optimizing your manufacturing, distribution and customer service processes, you can re-allocate resources to meet these new needs.

Experienced climbers

  • Arnoud Smeesters

  • Koen Jaspers

  • Geert Vanhove

  • Xavier Verberckt

Reference clients in the life science industry

  • GlaxoSmithKline

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is a healthcare company that researches and develops pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. The company operates in two segments: Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare.

  • Abbott

    Abbott creates breakthrough products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and branded generic pharmaceuticals. For more than 125 years, it has been making a lasting impact on health in more than 150 different countries.

  • Pfizer

    Pfizer is among the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. It develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical disciplines, including immunology, oncology, cardiology and neurology.

  • Baxter

    Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Their products and services are essential building blocks of today’s healthcare. You find Baxter products and therapies in almost every hospital worldwide, on every floor and in every department as well as in many individual people’s homes.

  • UCB

    UCB is a multinational biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. The company focuses on treatments for severe diseases, particularly in the fields of central nervous system disorders, inflammatory disorders, and oncology.

  • Ablynx

    Ablynx is a Belgian biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of Nanobodies®, proprietary therapeutic proteins based on single-domain antibody fragments.

  • Elekta

    Elekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders.

  • Bilthoven Biologicals

    Bilthoven Biologicals is a bioengineering and pharmaceutical company. It develops and produces vaccines and offers contract manufacturing services.

Take the next step

Koen Jaspers

E: koen.jaspers@bluecrux.com
T: +32 479 30 13 41

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