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Innovative solutions for groundbreaking organizations

In a time of intense disruption, organizations across the life sciences industry must balance a wide range of costly dynamics. Funding, product commercialization, research and development, regulatory compliance, and process scaling and optimization are all capital-intensive activities. On top of that, organizations need to keep pace with the new health economy while pivoting to value-based payment models and changing patient and customer needs.

Whether you’re expanding globally, optimizing tax incentives, executing an acquisition transaction, or looking to improve your current operations, we have a deep and diverse bench of tax, audit, and consulting experts to help. Our team provides proactive insights and pragmatic ideas to increase your bottom line and deliver better patient outcomes.

We serve bioscience, medical device, pharmaceutical, and life sciences clients of all sizes and structure from prerevenue startups to public companies with billons in annual revenue, as well as nonprofit research and incubator organizations. When it comes to critical issues, we don’t take shortcuts — we take action.

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Life Sciences Thought Leadership

  • Industry 4.0: Accelerate digital transformation technologies for a competitive advantage

    Industry 4.0 encompasses the intelligent interconnectivity between automation, digitization, and data analytics driving recent transformative change. Mid-market manufacturers who invest in digital acceleration will better position their organizations to manage disruption and compete. Is your organization ready for connected and automated manufacturing?

    Dave Plomin
    Article October 5, 2020 6 min read
    Man using futuristic manufactuing machine.
  • 2020 economic recovery forecast
    Kreg Brown recently joined Vectra Bank in a roundtable discussion about the economic recovery in Colorado. Watch as they share their insights into how businesses can survive the recession and plan for the future.
    Kreg Brown
    Article September 24, 2020 52 min watch
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  • Five tax strategies to help your business survive the COVID-19 slump
    As COVID-19 persists, even businesses unprepared for an economic downturn have avenues to better weather the storm. Kurt Piwko shares five ways to maximize the tax benefits of losses and deductions via Entrepreneur.
    Kurt Piwko
    Article September 11, 2020 5 min read
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  • COVID-19 and goodwill impairment: When to test
    If fair value drops below carrying amount due to a triggering event or change in circumstance — like, say, an incredibly destructive pandemic — you may need to test for goodwill impairment. Here’s what you should know.
    Dan Hawn
    Article September 11, 2020 3 min read
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Our clients say

During the past 15 years, I have called on Plante Moran to provide my organizations with guidance and assistance. On each occasion, their consultants have worked successfully with my team and delivered outstanding results. From setting strategy and our roadmaps for the future to training and facilitation or assisting with customers facing initiatives to assessing, planning and implementing operational tactics that have resulted in significant cost savings and quality improvement…PM has delivered!

Brian K. Hutchison Chief Executive Officer, RTI Surgical

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Midwest manufacturer uses data analytics to gain customer insights
A manufacturer with both consumer and professional customer segments, served through a direct sales model.
Chris Moshier
Case Study March 5, 2018 1 min read
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Global expansion for Japanese-owned medical device company
Japan’s leading manufacturer of electronic medical equipment and one of the top 100 medical device companies in the world, with annual sales of $1.5 billion, expands their global presence.
Case Study October 3, 2017 2 min read

Specialized expertise for a specialized industry

Our experts — many of whom come to us from organizations just like yours — dedicate their careers to the life sciences industry. Each team member averages over 25 years of experience across manufacturing, supply chain, healthcare — including clinical, cost management, M&A, transformation, strategy, tax, audit, and more. Our experts translate “30,000-foot” concepts, directions, and strategies into implementable solutions that produce measurable results. And when you hire Plante Moran, you don’t get just one person or one team. You receive the support of our entire firm to help you grow, improve profitability, and implement transformational change in a rapidly evolving global healthcare environment.

Furthermore, we’ll take the time to understand your organization — your operations, your challenges, and your goals for the future. From there, we tailor our services and our team to meet your needs. Whether you’re on the path to bring a new product to market, integrate an acquired organization, or improve your current operations, we provide the depth of expertise, proactive ideas, and a hands-on approach you need to achieve your goals.

What makes working with us different? According to Jeff Jenkins, a practice leader, it’s our service model. “We’re not just strategy-focused, nor do we have a limited scope of services. We holistically evaluate your entire organization to best position you for success. We’re on the ground, working side by side with you to execute and implement actionable solutions.”

How can we help your business?

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