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Clinical Trial Expertise Key To Early-Stage Company Deals – Medtronic COO

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Clinical data quality and integrity should be the main consideration for manufacturers evaluating a merger or alliance with an early-stage technology developer, according to Medtronic COO Bill Hawkins

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