Most Attractive Pharma R&D Location in Europe

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Location matter to business. Framework conditions, including market, talent and
infrastructure factors affect business decisions when it comes to R&D center site selection.
Recent reports and the PwC Global CEO Survey 2012 show that in particular talent related aspects are becoming more and more critical.
Despite a skilled labour force, high quality of life and a state of the art research Infrastructure Europe is hit hard by restructure plans closing or relocating pharmaceutical R&D centers in favour of US or Asian locations. As part of its Go-global solutions Global-Arena.com’s interactive analysis to the most attractive locations for pharmaceutical R&D centers location in Europe unveils the comparative advantages of 19 European economies. Read more...

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Most Attractive Pharma R&D Location in Europe

  1. 1. August 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 1
  2. 2. Executive Summary Location matter to business. Framework conditions, including market, talent and infrastructure factors affect business decisions when it comes to R&D center site selection. Recent reports and the PwC Global CEO Survey 2012 show that in particular talent related aspects are becoming more and more critical. Despite a skilled labour force, high quality of life and a state of the art research Infrastructure Europe is hit hard by restructure plans closing or relocating pharmaceutical R&D centers in favour of US or Asian locations. As part of its Go-global solutions Global-Arena.com’s interactive analysis to the most attractive locations for pharmaceutical R&D centers location in Europe unveils the comparative advantages of 19 European economies: •  The United Kingdom, France and Germany offer the most attractive business environments for pharma R&D centers in Europe •  The UK in particular offers an attractive environment, with above average scores on all location factors •  Smaller EU countries such as Switzerland, Denmark, The Netherlands and Sweden rank high on specific aspectsAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 2
  3. 3. Global Consolidation, Restructuring and Global Competition for Talent •  Fierce global competition the pharmaceutical industry causes industry consolidation, rethink R&D strategy and reconsider global footprint •  Rising disposable income and health insurance schemes offer expansion opportunities in Asia •  Lack of skilled labour causes global competition for talent •  When it comes to relation or expansion a 360-degree real-time view and performance monitoring of the market, business environment and local and global talent supply, including comparisons of tax systems is neededAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 3
  4. 4. Overall Attractiveness Ranking of European Countries for Pharmaceutical R&D UK   98%   France   94%   Germany   94%   Switzerland   75%   Spain   65%   Netherlands   60%   Italy   59%   Sweden   57%   Denmark   54%   Belgium   54%   Austria   50%   Finland   38%   Ireland   32%   Czech  Republic   30%   Norway   30%   Portugal   18%   Hungary   12%   Estonia   7%   Latvia   4%   0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%  August 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 4
  5. 5. Key Findings UK   Switzerland   •  The United Kingdom, France and Germany Sweden   Spain   offer the most attractive business Portugal   environments for pharma R&D centers in Norway   Netherlands   Europe. All three show competitive conditions Latvia   in terms of market, talent and accessibility Italy   Ireland   factors Hungary   Germany   •  The UK in particular offers an attractive France   environment, with above average scores on Finland   Estonia   all location factors Denmark   Czech  Republic   •  Besides the biggest populated EU countries, Belgium   Switzerland rank high due to its opportunities Austria   for collaboration with universities Compe22on  and  Mass   Tax  Incen2ves   Industry-­‐University  Interac2on   •  Smaller EU countries such as Denmark, Talent  Supply   World  Class  Knowledge   The Netherlands and Sweden rank high on Qualitz  of  Life   Interna2onal  Connec2vity   specific aspects Quality  of  ICT   Infrastructure  Capabili2es  August 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 5
  6. 6. Ranking Component: Competition and Mass Data Series Used France   98%   UK   96%   • Company information on locations Germany   95%   of European R&D centers of listed Italy   84%   pharmaceuticals in the Forbes 200 Switzerland   79%   Pharmaceuticals Spain   71%   • EU Cluster Oberservatory data on Netherlands   44%   cluster size (number of companies) Belgium   44%   Hungary   41%   Ireland   34%   Denmark   31%   Austria   27%   Analysis Czech  Republic   24%   • France, the UK and Germany offer of all Sweden   23%   included European countries the most Estonia   21%   attractive environment when it comes to a Portugal   20%   dynamic business environment. These Finland   19%   countries are host to the most Norway   18%   multinational pharmaceutical R&D centers Latvia   18%   and have the biggest pharma clusters. 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   • Compared to the bigger EU countries, Switzerland ranks also significantly high on these aspects August 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 6
  7. 7. Ranking Component: Tax Incentives Data Series Used France   100%   Czech  Republic   78%   • OECD data on: Belgium   76%   • Direct government funding of Sweden   73%   business R&D projects Austria   70%   • Indirect government support Spain   66%   Ireland   64%   through R&D tax incentives UK   62%   Norway   54%   Denmark   49%   Netherlands   42%   Hungary   37%   Analysis Portugal   32%   Germany   28%   • When it comes to providing a financial Finland   22%   supportive environment for business R&D Estonia   22%   projects, France ranks on top in Europe. The Latvia   13%   government offers a direct support of 15% Switzerland   10%   tax reduction, combined with an indirect tax Italy   10%   incentive of 23% for R&D projects • Latvia, Switzerland and Italy are the least 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   attractive in government support and incentives for R&DAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 7
  8. 8. Ranking Component: Industry-University Interaction Data Series Used Switzerland   91%   Finland   89%   • INSEAD and WIPO Global UK   88%   Innovation Index item on industry- Sweden   86%   university research collaboration Denmark   79%   Germany   74%   Belgium   74%   Netherlands   72%   Ireland   61%   Austria   58%   Norway   55%   Analysis Czech  Republic   35%   • Of the countries included Switzerland Portugal   34%   offers the most attractive R&D Hungary   28%   environment in terms of opportunities for Estonia   21%   the industry to collaborate with France   15%   universities Spain   13%   •  Finland, the UK and Sweden follow Italy   3%   Latvia   3%   0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%  August 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 8
  9. 9. Ranking Component: Talent Supply Data Series Used UK   99%   Italy   97%   • Eurostat data on number of PhD’s Germany   92%   in Life Sciences France   84%   Spain   80%   Ireland   34%   Portugal   34%   Austria   34%   Analysis Czech  Republic   34%   • A sustainable talent supply is becoming Sweden   33%   more and more a critical success factor Belgium   32%   for companies. The biggest populated EU Switzerland   30%   countries such as the UK, Italy and Netherlands   27%   Germany offer the most attractive Finland   27%   environment since they host the largest Hungary   27%   domestic stocks of highly skilled labour in Denmark   26%   Norway   26%   life sciences Estonia   24%   • However, talent is mobile and countries Latvia   23%   like Switzerland, with a relative low domestic supply, attract many EU talent 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   with its high quality of life and significantly higher salariesAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 9
  10. 10. Ranking Component: World Class Knowledge Data Series Used UK   99%   Germany   98%   • QS World University Ranking for France   89%   Pharmacy and Pharmacology data Italy   82%   on: Switzerland   64%   • Number of listed universities in Spain   59%   top 200 Belgium   51%   Austria   39%   • Total score on academic Ireland   39%   ranking Finland   38%   Sweden   35%   Denmark   34%   Netherlands   33%   Czech  Republic   24%   Analysis Portugal   19%   • The UK and Germany rank on top on Norway   19%   proximity to world class knowledge Latvia   19%   institutes in Pharmacy and Pharmacology Hungary   19%   • The UK is host to 25 listed universities in Estonia   19%   this area, with Cambridge, Oxford and 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   Imperial College scoring top 10 position in the global rankingAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 10
  11. 11. Ranking Component: Quality of Life Data Series Used Germany   92%   Italy   91%   • Lonely Planet data on number of restaurants, France   89%   shops and activities • UNESCO data on number of natural and Austria   77%   cultural heritage sites Switzerland   77%   • Yale University Environmental Performance Sweden   76%   Index Spain   76%   • WHO data on number of homicides UK   75%   • Numbeo data on cost of housing and local Czech  Republic   49%   purchase power Netherlands   49%   Norway   42%   Denmark   40%   Analysis Finland   35%   • Countries such as Germany, Italy and Ireland   34%   France offer the most most attractive Portugal   25%   talent environment with regards to the Hungary   21%   quality of life. These countries offer a Belgium   14%   favourable environment in terms of Latvia   8%   Estonia   1%   entertainment, healthy environment, security and cost of living 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   • Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain and the UK followAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 11
  12. 12. Ranking Component: International Connectivity Data Series Used Germany   96%   France   95%   • Flight Connectivity Index data on UK   94%   number of international flights Netherlands   83%   Italy   83%   Belgium   68%   Spain   67%   Switzerland   58%   Austria   53%   Denmark   35%   Portugal   29%   Analysis Czech  Republic   29%   • Germany, France and the UK rank on top Hungary   26%   in terms of international air connectivity. Sweden   24%   Finland   19%   For international frequent flyers these Norway   18%   countries offer the most international Latvia   14%   flights in Europe Ireland   14%   • Compared to the biggest EU countries, Estonia   9%   The Netherlands ranks high on this 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   aspect tooAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 12
  13. 13. Ranking Component: Quality of ICT" Data Series Used Denmark   94%   Switzerland   93%   • World Economic Forum Global UK   93%   Information Technology Report items on: Norway   85%   • Mobile network coverage rate Netherlands   79%   • Secure internet providers Sweden   77%   • International internet bandwith Finland   63%   Belgium   60%   Estonia   50%   Germany   43%   Ireland   35%   Spain   34%   Analysis Italy   33%   Austria   31%   •  Denmark, Switzerland, and the UK Czech  Republic   30%   scores highest on aspects of quality of France   26%   ICT Hungary   7%   • Of all included EU countries Portugal   7%   The Netherlands offers the most attractive Latvia   5%   business environment when it comes to 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   international internet bandwithAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 13
  14. 14. Ranking Component: Infrastructure Capabilities Data Series Used France   92%   Germany   92%   • World Economic Forum Global Switzerland   86%   Competitiveness Report items on UK   83%   Infrastructure: Spain   81%   • Roads Netherlands   76%   • Railroads Denmark   70%   • Airport Finland   64%   • Available airline seat kilometers Austria   60%   Sweden   59%   Belgium   59%   Portugal   46%   Ireland   25%   Analysis Czech  Republic   25%   •  With regards to the infrastructure Norway   17%   capabilities countries such as France, Italy   14%   Germany, Switzerland, the UK and Spain Latvia   8%   offer the most attractive business Estonia   7%   environment: these countries all offer a Hungary   4%   state of the art road, rail and air 0%   10%   20%   30%   40%   50%   60%   70%   80%   90%   100%   infrastructure allowing people to travel easyAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 14
  15. 15. Have a look yourself Looking for the most attractive location with the most competitive R&D business environment? Click here to visit the interactive analysis and to adjust the sliders and to learn more about our Go-global Enterprise Location Planning servicesAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 15
  16. 16. Appendices •  About Global-Arena.com •  Data sourcesAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 16
  17. 17. Global-Arena.com Global-Arena.com is the leading secure online matching platform that brings together companies, investors and business locations worldwide. Global-Arena.com offers innovative digital services and gives them a data advantage to save cost and time. With it’s Go-global solutions Enterprise Location Planning and Economic Development Planning Global-Arena.com is able to provide companies and governments an integrated 360-degree view and comparative advantages analysis of the market, business environment and talent supply by: •  Analysing and comparing the attractiveness of business locations in support of its clients growth strategies •  Searching and analysing growth, expansion and relocation opportunities worldwide •  Visualising scenarios of business and policy impacts based on real time economic statistics, trends and forecasts To learn more about how Global-Arena.com can support your site selection or location promotion processes, visit our website www.global-arena.com or contact: Peter Storm CEO info@global-arena.com www.global-arena.comAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 17
  18. 18. Our Approach: From Long to Short ListAugust 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 18
  19. 19. Data Sources used per Location Factor Market  Factors   Sources   Talent  Factors   Sources   Accessibility   Sources   Factors   Compe22on  and  Mass   Company  website   Talent  Supply   Eurostat  data  on  number  of   Interna2onal  Connec2vity   Flight  Connec2vity  Index  data   informa2on  on  biotech  R&D   PhD’s  in  Life  Sciences   on  number  of  interna2onal   sites  of  the  listed   flights   Pharmaceu2cals  in  the   Forbes  500  Biggest   Companies   EU  Cluster  Observatory  data   on  the  number  of   pharmaceu2cal  enterprises   Tax  Incen2ves   OECD  data  on:   World  Class  Knowledge   QS  World  University  Ranking   Quality  of  ICT   World  Economic  Forum   • Direct  government  funding   for  Pharmacy  and   Global  Informa2on   of  business  R&D  projects   Pharmacology  data  on:   Technology  Report  items  on:   • Indirect  government   • Number  of  listed   •   Mobile  network  coverage   support  through  R&D  tax   universi2es   •   secure  internet  providers   incen2ves   • Academic  score     •   interna2onal  internet   bandwith   Industry-­‐University   INSEAD  and  WIPO  Global   Quality  of  Life   Lonely  Planet  data  on:   Infrastructure  Capabili2es   World  Economic  Forum   Interac2on   Innova2on  Index,  item  on   • Number  of  restaurants   Global  Compe22veness   industry-­‐university  research   • Number  of  shops   Report  2011-­‐2012  items  on   collabora2on   • Number  of  ac2vi2es   infrastructure  quality:   UNESCO  data  on  cultural  and   •   Roads   natural  heritage  sites   •   Railroads   Yale  University   •   Airports   Environmental  Performance   •   Available  airline  seat   Index   kilometers   WHO  data  on  number  of   homicides   Numbeo  data  on  costs  of   housing  and  local  purchase   power  August 7, 2012 www.global-arena.com 19

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