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The Funding of Biopharmaceutical Research and Development by D. R. Williams

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4

The funding of basic research and public–private partnerships

Abstract:

This chapter examines the funding of basic research primarily by government entities in the U.S. and abroad. It describes the technology transfer process that occurs at universities. Additionally, it looks at the theoretical and practical reasons for the development of bio-clusters in certain regions. Finally, it addresses the diffusion of biopharmaceutical innovations beyond these bio-clusters.

Key words

applied research

basic research

bio-centers

bio-clusters

diffusion of innovation

spillovers

technology transfer offices

4.1 Introduction to research funding in the U.S.

Chapter 3 focuses heavily on innovation from an application perspective, which is to say a competitive ...

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