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Enabling Life Sciences companies realize their R&D Business and Digital transformation objectives - From Strategy Through Implementation

Let us help you leverage Operational Excellence
for improved outcomes and competitive positioning

Life Sciences Industry Challenges...

  • Rapidly changing consumer / patient expectations – Patient Centricity” is becoming a dominant theme

  • Cyberthreats due to increased adoption of technological advances across pharmaceutical value chain

  • Move towards a hybrid, remote and distributed operating environment and associated recruiting, retention, training and staffing policy changes

  • Rapidly evolving digital transformation approaches leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT and wearables / mobile devices.

  • Adoption of new operating models (e.g., DCT) that require fundamental changes to organizational structure, processes and extension of partnership models and

  • Pressure from government, regulatory, public policy, and patients to reduce the cost of medicines / treatment modalities

...And approaches to convert these challenges to opportunities


  • Global and regional expansion and market access to broader set of customers / patients for future growth through divestitures, M&A and other strategic approaches

  • Diversifying the development pipeline to include new therapeutic interventions such as gene therapy, cell therapy or gene-modified cell therapy, DNA / RNA therapeutics, and monoclonal / conjugated monoclonal antibodies

  • Leveraging digital technologies (from Artificial Intelligence to Machine Language to Mobility and Analytics) for transforming clinical, commercial, and other functions through “real-time” data visibility and decision-making and meeting the improved expectations from customers.

  • Establishing a network of collaborations with peers, regulators, innovation leaders from other industries, experts in rare and other evolving disease areas, academicians, start-up biotech and technology platform providers.

  • A set of global and regional service providers as true and strategic partners across R&D, manufacturing, commercial and other areas that can provide the pharmaceutical company with comprehensive capabilities across people, process, technology and collaborate / lead in their innovation and transformation efforts.

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LS-SACS approach to assisting clients in their Transformation efforts

Life Sciences Strategic Advisory and Consultancy Services (LS-SACS) is committed to assisting and driving the transformation of the industry.  Our proven approach will enable our clients to become more efficient, achieve operations excellency, reduce clinical development cycle time and cost of operations, while ensuring highest quality, patient safety and satisfaction. 

​​     Ia. Strategic Advisory Services:


  • We provide "end to end" procurement, sourcing and outsourcing services from strategy through RFP process followed by post contract implementation and governance. We ensure established contracts and agreements with the optimal set of global and regional CRO, FSP and Technology vendors that fits your needs. Service areas include  ​

    • Clinical operations / monitoring

    • Clinical data services (e.g., CDM, Biostatistics / programming, data standards / conversions)

    • PV / drug safety

    • Complaints management 

    • Regulatory affairs

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 Ib. Business and Growth Strategy Solutions


  • Enable start up digital SaaS companies with business and Go To Market strategic planning, organization structure and operating model, product strategy, partnership approach, and funding plans (e.g., Pitch decks, financial planning)

  • Assist global CRO, BPO and ITO services companies in refining their Go To Market solutions, account growth and expansion plans, coaching account teams and other areas


  • Assist Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms in the identification of portfolio assets (Healthcare / Life Science tech companies, business consulting firms and CRO, BPO and IT services companies), evaluation and due diligence, investment recommendation, and advisory board level participation  


We bring the Ideal combination of strategy, operations excellence, R&D domain expertise and multitude of client experiences to provide immediate assistance and benefits to our clients. 

II. Business Consultancy and Digital Transformation Services

  1. Business Operations and Performance Excellence - Clinical, PV  Safety, Regulatory Affairs and other areas

  2. Business and Digital Transformation 

  3. Digital Clinical Operating Model, RACI, Governance

  4. People & Organizational Change / Communications

  5. R&D Technology Strategy and Transformation 

  6. Business Process Mapping / Reengineering 

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Krishnan Rajagopalan


President, LS - Strategic Advisory and Consultancy Services  

Dr. Krishnan Rajagopalan has over 30 years of experience in Strategic Advisory / management consulting, global services delivery (CRO, FSP and IT services) and sourcing / outsourcing services to the Life Sciences industry (Pharma, biotech, medical devices, and generics).  He advised and provided services to more than 120 small, medium, and large (8/10 top Pharma) life sciences organizations across research, clinical development, and commercial functions.  Prior to setting up LS - SACS, Krishnan was an advisor and global practice leader at Navitas Life Sciences, Cognizant, PA Consulting, Infosys and Mitchell Madison Group

Dr. Rajagopalan has a Ph.D., in Bio organic chemistry from the University of Kentucky and was a NCI Cancer Research Fellow at the Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.  He has more than 20 peer reviewed publications and presentations and a US Patent

Standing Meeting

LS-SACS leverages a broad network of industry leaders and SMEs on an "on-demand" across clinical operations, clinical data sciences, pharmacovigilance, regulatory operations, procurement and other areas.  The network includes an extended team of business process transformation, operating model and redesign, staffing roles and responsibilities and training, organizational change and communications and digital, AI / ML technology  experts.  


Life Sciences - Strategic Advisory and Consultancy Services (LS-SACS)

Edison, New New Jersey, USA


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