Falguni Sen is the Director of the Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center at Fordham University’s Schools of Business where he focuses on how innovations happening globally can benefit many countries in reducing the cost of healthcare and in increasing access. His current research is on understanding the globalization of the drug discovery process and how this may improve efficiencies, reduce costs and also target diseases relevant to the developing world. He has organized and conducted a number of multi-stakeholder conferences and workshops on policies governing the global drug discovery process with an emphasis on clinical trials and knowledge networks.
Professor Sen is also the chair of the Management Systems area and specializes in the strategic management of science, technology and innovations. He regularly teaches courses on strategic management, analysis of technology based industries, innovation and entrepreneurship. He has been awarded the Gladys and Henry Crown award for excellence in teaching. He has taught and consulted with technology managers and R&D managers of over fifty companies in U.S., China, India, Switzerland and Ireland on issues of Technology and R&D strategy, R&D project selection, outsourcing of parts of the innovation process, technology transfer and design of new product development process. His recent work has been focused on technology development in networked organizations with an emphasis on outsourcing.
Dr. Sen has consulted with governments of a number of countries on Science and Technology Policy and has been invited to participate in deliberations on "Intellectual Property Rights". His papers have been published in numerous journals and presented in a number of national and international conferences.