8th R&D Procurement & Sourcing in Pharma Summit – What Was It About?

Strengthening supplier and internal stakeholder collaborations, innovating sourcing models, and adopting advanced technologies to streamline development are key to achieving speed-to-patients and capital efficiency – and this is what the summit brought to the table in 2024.

Attendees unlocked the benefits of our 3-day summit with dedicated preclinical and clinical tracks. Recognizing the specific challenges in preclinical and clinical procurement, the 2 tracks in the 2024 program equiped industry leaders with unique insights:

Preclinical Track

Learning to move from tactical sourcing to strategic sourcing and enhance supply chain resilience

Clinical Track

Gaining unparalleled learnings to manage complex spend, risks and contract negotiation to ensure pipeline progression

Attendees Joined Their Peers To:

AGC Biologics
Bristol Myers Squibb

Learn how Takeda are optimizing category strategy execution through data, digital, & technology platforms for more informed decision-making inprocurement strategies

Hear how AGC Biologics has implemented an end-to-end spend management and vendor relationship automated system to ensure seamless communication between different API’s and systems

Dive into how Seagen are using innovative tools and systems that facilitate quick recovery and adaptive decision-making in the face of disruptions

Discover how GSK are setting a strategy for FSO/FSP and implementing more aggressive pricing asks to align with the company’s trajectory

Learn how Bristol Myers Squibb are balancing performance metrics with supplier relationship management

Who Did You Meet?

Networking Opportunities

This event is tailored for R&D, preclinical and clinical procurement, sourcing, and supply chain professionals from biopharma, diagnostics labs, CDMOs, and CROs, who aspire to stay ahead in their field, foster collaboration, leverage cutting-edge technologies, and implement best practices to drive operational excellence and strategic value within their organizations.

What Your Peers Have To Say:

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“Great content, strong speakers, high-level decision-making attendees, and speakers”

Gerard Cardillo, Chief Procurement Officer, Charles River Laboratories


“The amount of networking was perfect. A lot of the most material conversations happen during those time periods, I wouldn't change a thing”

Dillon Tagle, Senior Director R&D Procurement, GSK


“Having some of the senior leadership in procurement from some of the largest companies was great to hear what they are doing to manage and build their teams”

Ryan Smith, Director of Procurement, Lyell Immunopharma


“It was enlightening to share in like experiences, challenges, and innovations in our industry's supply chain perspective”

Stephanie Jones, Senior Manager Vendor Relationship Management, Gilead Sciences