Biotechnology Alliances in the European Pharmaceutical Industry: Past, Present and Future
AbstractThis paper reviews how research collaborations between dedicated biotechnology firms and multinational pharmaceutical companies have changed over the past 25 years. A discussion of the impact that developments in the biotechnology have had on the process of pharmaceutical R&D will set the context for reviewing the various theoretical approaches used to analyse and understand these alliances, identifying changes in the nature of alliances over time and indicating the future in store for dedicated biotechnology firms.
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Date of creation: 27 Feb 2006
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biotechnology; dedicated biotechnology firms; pharmaceuticals sector; post-genome era; research alliances;
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- I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
- D85 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Network Formation
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