Definition of biopharma in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪə(ʊ)fɑːmə/


1 [mass noun, usually as modifier] Biopharmaceutical companies collectively as a sector of industry: biopharma firms specializing in the development of new cancer drugs. Asia-Pacific countries may eventually be the centre for global biopharma
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  • The biopharma sector contributed the highest share of exports, 73 per cent.
  • Large biopharma operations are likely to look outside Ireland to source staff with skills in short supply here.
  • The alliance will also focus on technology-based small pharma and biopharma companies in Europe and the US to help them accelerate their drug development via cost-effective services.
1.1 [count noun] A biopharmaceutical company: large West Coast biopharmas
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  • The overarching lesson of this list is that biopharmas are frequently the hottest things around.
  • Biopharmas are concentrating their spending on late-stage projects, he said.
  • Biopharmas are doing tons of research in this area.

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