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Medical School Agrees Technology Transfer Support Plan
Aug 13 2017 Comments 0
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has signed a partnership agreement with medical charity LifeArc for provision of a range of technology transfer services.
With experience in protecting and managing intellectual property, LifeArc can evaluate the translational potential of research portfolios and advise on funding and development pathways. The charity has over 25 years’ experience of providing technology transfer support to a range of organisations, including the Medical Research Council and various charities and non-profit organisations. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with staff working in over 100 countries to improve health worldwide.
“LifeArc exists to make a difference for patients and to achieve this we have to make sure that promising medical research is progressed. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine shares our aim of addressing major public and global health challenges, and we look forward to providing the expertise to help them maximise their research portfolio,” said Andrew Farquharson, Executive Director, Technology Transfer at LifeArc.
Professor Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, said: “The world is facing unprecedented challenges in the form of infectious and chronic conditions, and emerging health threats. We need to innovate to meet these challenges and improve health for all. This exciting partnership with LifeArc will intensify efforts to translate our research in ways that have a tangible impact.”
Financial details were not disclosed.
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