Overviews and Analysis

BCC Research

Reports on major economic, scientific, and technological developments in industrial, pharmaceutical, and high technology worldwide.

Strong in technologies such as diagnostics, vaccines, assay, stem cell therapy, biomaterials, tissue engineering, environmental biotechnology, etc.

Frost & Sullivan

Reports and market trends encompassing various technology-, energy-, and manufacturing-related fields.

Analysis of trends, issues, and markets in biotechnology, medical devices and other areas.

MarketResearch.com Academic

Reports from market research firms covering health care, consumer goods, publishing, manufacturing, and other markets and industries.

Subject ares cover various leading technologies including biotech and medical devices.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Detailed descriptions of companies, industries, and mutual funds.

Provides U.S. industry surveys including biotechnology. The survey covers industry trends, forecasts, major players and market share data, key ratios, and statistics.


IBISWorld publishes reports on industries in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and China.


Reports on a variety of global industries including technology, healthcare, retail, energy, aerospace, and automotive. 


Capital IQ

Data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people. 

Note: Useful also for screening companies, identifying competitors, obtaining information on M&A deals, etc. 

Thomson ONE

Thomson ONE features market quotes, earnings estimates, financial fundamentals, press releases, transaction data, corporate filings, ownership profiles and research from Thomson Financial.

Useful for finding industry and company analyst reports in areas of biotechnology, medical devices, and pharmaceutical pipelines. 


Platform used to analyze financial data from global equity and fixed income markets. Individual account required. 


Pharmaceutical Law & Industry Report

Weekly reports on developments in regulation, litigation, and social policies affecting the U.S. pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Follows FDA, Medicare, and state Medicaid policies.

USDA Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS)

BRS implements USDA regulations of certain genetically engineered organisms. Links at the site lead to data from USDA agricultural biotech field trials.

Journal of Biolaw and Business

Published monthly. Provides information on specialized areas of law that affect the research, development, and commercialization of biotechnology with an emphasis on the global biotech landscape.

FDA Biotechnology Guidance

FDA provides biotechnology guidance, documents and regulatory information.

Industry & Trade Associations

Vault Online Career Library

In-depth industry guides including internship information, career advice and user-generated content on companies and career issues. HBS alumni version available via eBaker. 

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

BIO is the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO is organized into four different sections to best represent our members and their goals: emerging companies, health, industrial, and food & agriculture. The website features reports, news, events, and more. 

Conference Alerts

Listings of upcoming conferences and events. Searchable by keyword. Free newsletter subscription.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

The NCBI  advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

News and Journals


Factiva aggregates news from national and local newspapers, magazines, trade publications and transcripts.

BioCentury Innovations

Weekly publication that provides analysis of the content and commercial potential of scientific and technological innovations across life science literature. (Formerly SciBX.)

BioIT World

A source of news on technology and strategic innovation in areas of computational drug discovery, genomic analysis, predictive toxicogenomics and adaptive clinical trials.

Nature Biotechnology

Published monthly. Provides novel biological research papers on the pharmaceutical, medical, agricultural, and environmental sciences.