Gopal Rao | Global Business Development and Services Outsourcing
Biotech Division Lupin Ltd | India

Gopal Rao, Global Business Development and Services Outsourcing, Biotech Division Lupin Ltd

Gopal Rao is part of the Global BD and Licensing team at Lupin Biotech based out of the Biotech Division of Lupin at Pune, India, responsible for product evaluation, commercial launch strategy, Evaluating and finalizing B2B licensing partners in Japan and Emerging markets along with liaising with the US BD and EU BD team for partnering support. Also looking at all vendor negotiations and outsourcing activities at Lupins Biotech division. With a pipeline of over 11 Biosimilars at various stages of development, Lupin Biotech is geared up to become one of the names to recon with in the Biosimilar industry globally.

With over ten years of experience in the Biosimilar space in companies like Biocon Limited and Lupin Limited, he has a good insight and detailed thought process towards Biosimilar development and commercialization strategy globally.


Phar-East Day One @ 11:20

Panel discussion: To partner or to launch? Strategies for exploring Asia’s emerging markets

  • Analysing commercial opportunities and in-country competition to formulate most the optimal access strategy
  • How do innovators compete with biosimilars to keep their market share of expiring biologics products? Is it about more than just price?
  • Case study

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