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A survey of South-North health biotech collaboration

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Figure 3: North-South firm collaboration in health biotech.


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The authors want to thank all the firms that responded to the survey and generously shared their expertise and time. They also thank Jocalyn Clark for her comments on the manuscript. This project was funded by Genome Canada through the Ontario Genomics Institute, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and supported by the McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health. The McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, Program on Ethics and Commercialization is primarily supported by Genome Canada through the Ontario Genomics Institute, the Ontario Research Fund and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Other matching partners are listed at M.R. is supported by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Training Award. A.S.D. and P.A.S. are supported by the McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine. H.T. is supported by a New Investigator Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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P.A.S. has been the recipient of consulting funds from Merck Frosst Canada and is on the scientific advisory board of the Bioveda II fund in China.

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Melon, C., Ray, M., Chakkalackal, S. et al. A survey of South-North health biotech collaboration. Nat Biotechnol 27, 229–232 (2009).

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