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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery volume 15, pages 379380 (2016) | Download Citation

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  1. McKinsey & Company, Ved Stranden 14, DK-1061 Copenhagen K, Denmark.

    • Katarzyna Smietana
  2. McKinsey & Company, Plac Grunwaldzki 23, Wroclaw 50-365, Poland.

    • Marcin Siatkowski
    •  & Martin Møller


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The authors of this article are employees of McKinsey & Company, a management consultancy that works with the world's leading biopharmaceutical companies on R&D productivity issues. The analysis in this study was funded by McKinsey's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products practice and undertaken independently of any other organizations.

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Correspondence to Katarzyna Smietana.

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