A poll sharing thoughts about 2012 in the life science industry was released on December 14th, 2011

The following are the answers provided by members of  life science industry companies.  We included the top answer to wet your appetite:

The most important factor in my company and industry’s success next year will be:

-26% The economy and demand for products and services

What do you think 2012 holds for venture capital, grants and other investments in the life sciences?  

-44% Increased merger-and-acquisition activity

The commissioner of the FDA has said the agency must advance regulatory science and be a catalyst for innovation.  In 2012, what do you expect? 

-33% Improvement will come, but it will take longer than a year

What field is most likely to yield the biggest breakthrough in the coming year?

-23% Stem-cell therapies

To see the results in entirety and to read the full article from SmartBrief, go here.