BOSTON, MA (February 7, 2011) Tufts University today announced the public launch of the Tufts Institute for Biomedical Partnerships website/HUB: www.tuftspharmapartners.org
The Institute is university-wide, global pharmaceutical partnering initiative designed to create and manage a diverse portfolio of drug discovery and development partnerships.
The Institute was developed and is managed by Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts University's Advancement Division.
"Our objective is to form innovative drug discovery and development alliances between Tufts and the pharma industry based on existing assets of strategic interest, while generating revenue streams to benefit the university and industry alike. To this end, we're focused on establishing a global brand for Tufts drug discovery and development expertise," said Lawrence J. Botticelli, Ph.D., Founder and current Chief Business Officer of the Institute.
The Institute's website is an interactive web medium, or "HUB", custom-developed and designed to educate and engage pharma partners, qualify partners and create distinctive alliances. The website functions as the Institute's principal commercialization portal, communication vehicle, strategic market resource, and information repository. It is designed to facilitate a distinctive approach to raising industry knowledge and awareness of Tufts' established expertise and the formation of important strategic alliances. Current information in the HUB includes five thematic areas of expertise derived from five different schools and one center. The site provides immediate access to nearly 60 research activities driven by more than 50 participating faculty members with navigable information in more than 300 categories.
"The creation of the HUB and the Tufts Institute for Biopharmaceutical Partnerships represents a landmark event and presents an exciting opport
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