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Why University-Industry Partnerships Matter

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Science Translational Medicine  29 Sep 2010:
Vol. 2, Issue 51, pp. 51cm25
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3001066

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  • Fig. 1. Opportunity awaits.

    Although business funding of R&D has increased in the last 10 years in the U.S. (16), the percentage of academic R&D financed by business has decreased in the U.S. as well as in a number of other countries (17). With industry’s increasing reliance on external alliances to bolster its product pipeline, academic research is a likely place to seek partners.

    CREDIT: C. BICKEL/SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE

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