Volume 92 Issue 16 | p. 8 | News of The Week
Issue Date: April 21, 2014

Scripps Looks To Partner

Drug Discovery: Initiative will launch industry-academic collaborations starting with Johnson & Johnson
Department: Business
Keywords: pharmaceuticals, biotech, industry-academia collaboration, venture capital, epigenetics

In a bid to create more productive partnerships with industry, Scripps Research Institute has launched Scripps Advance, a vehicle for turning promising projects from inside and outside Scripps’s labs into drug candidates. Scripps Advance will work with major drug firms to select, develop, and fund research projects.

Johnson & Johnson is the first big company to sign on to the initiative, and Scripps is seeking up to . . .

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