Precompetitive collaboration provides a means to rapidly develop new capabilities and research outcomes. This session aims to provide valuable insights into the needs and aspirations of pharma companies when it comes to pre-competitive partnerships and how they align with other stakeholders. What are the current challenges and knowledge gaps they aim to address through collaborative efforts? What are the alternatives to large consortia? Are there new ways of financing pre-competitive research? What are pharma companies’ rationale and benefits at this stage? What are the specific areas of research and priority topics of interest? What are the considerations around IP and data sharing? What are the key factors for successful outcomes in pre-competitive research collaborations?
December 15th, 2023