ARTICLES BY MATTHEW PILLAR

  • Doubling Down On Biopharma’s Growing Skills Drought
    3/13/2024

    The biopharmaceutical industry is building manufacturing capacity at breakneck speed. According to PhRMA, there are 1,580-and-counting biopharma manufacturing facilities in the U.S. alone. Problem is, we're way short on filling those facilities with skilled labor. NIIMBL wants to change that. Here's how, and a great opportunity for big pharma, biotech sponsors, CDMOs, academics, and more to help.

  • Legal And IP Protection For New Biotechs
    10/31/2023

    Want to ensure you've got your biotech legal, IP, and patent bases covered? Join Business of Biotech host Matt Pillar and BlueSphere Bio CEO and biotech legal expert Keir LoIacono on 11/13 for the live, interactive, and FREE digital event Legal And IP Protection For New Biotechs. 

  • Democratizing Biologics With Lumen Bioscience's Brian Finrow, J.D. & Craig Behnke, Ph.D.
    11/28/2021

    Lumen Bioscience's cofounder and CEO, Brian Finrow, J.D., and EVP of production/development, Craig Behnke, Ph.D., discuss the development of therapeutic proteins from readily available food algae spirulina. It's driving a diverse pipeline of candidates into the clinic, for indications reaching from the gut to the heart and lungs.

  • The Real Threat To Biopharma Supply Chains: Bioprocessing Materials
    5/12/2020

    The COVID-19 induced risk to biopharma is not a shortage of pharmaceutical ingredients. It’s the constricting supply of consumable materials and equipment necessary to produce therapies from them. Mike Piccarreta, Partner at Kearney, offers an outlook and practical advice on supply stabilization in this BioProcess Online exclusive. 

  • ILC Therapeutics’ Interferon Alpha 14 Joins The COVID-19 Fight
    5/5/2020

    The Glasgow-based emerging biopharma recently tapped veteran biotech leader Alan Walker as CEO as it moves ahead with two therapeutic candidates, an rIFN alpha14 focused on early-stage COVID-19 infection and a tick-derived Evasin targeting late-stage COVID-19 ARDS patients.

  • Does Gender Disparity In Biotech Really Matter?
    9/3/2019

    Why it does, and how one startup is winning the biotech talent wars with a diversity-centric strategy.

mattpillar-aboutus

Matthew Pillar

Matthew Pillar is chief editor at Bioprocess Online. He's spent the past 20 years covering tech-centric industries as they’ve navigated AI, machine learning, IoT, and other emerging technologies. His chief and executive editorial experience includes tenures with Software Executive, Channel Executive, Business Solutions and ISR magazines, where he routinely interviewed international technology builders and influencers. Pillar has spoken on emerging technologies and their implications at major events for leading tech vendors including NetSuite, Oracle, SAP, and others.

Connect with Pillar on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/matthewpillar/