Opening Up to Precompetitive Collaboration

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Science Translational Medicine  06 Oct 2010:
Vol. 2, Issue 52, pp. 52cm26
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3001515


In order to enhance biomedical research and development efficiency and innovation, nontraditional research collaborations have emerged that feature the sharing of information, resources, and capabilities. Although many of these so-called precompetitive collaborations are in the field of oncology, the lessons they offer are broadly applicable to other subfields of translational medicine.


  • Citation: J. S. Altshuler, E. Balogh, A. D. Barker, S. L. Eck, S. H. Friend, G. S. Ginsburg, R. S. Herbst, S. J. Nass, C. M. Streeter, J. A. Wagner, Opening up to precompetitive collaboration. Sci. Transl. Med. 2, 52cm26 (2010).

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