Global strategic partnerships in regenerative medicine

Trends Biotechnol. 2014 Sep;32(9):436-40. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2014.05.007.


The approach to research and development in biomedical science is changing. Increasingly, academia and industry seek to collaborate, and share resources and expertise, by establishing partnerships. Here, we explore the co-development partnership landscape in the field of regenerative medicine, focusing on agreements involving one or more private entities. A majority of the largest biopharmaceutical companies have announced strategic partnerships with a specific regenerative medicine focus, signifying the growth and widening appeal of this emerging sector.

Keywords: cell therapies; regenerative medicine; stem cells; strategic partnerships; translation.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Cooperative Behavior*
  • Drug Industry*
  • Public-Private Sector Partnerships / organization & administration*
  • Public-Private Sector Partnerships / trends
  • Regenerative Medicine / methods*
  • Regenerative Medicine / trends
  • Research / organization & administration*
  • Research / trends
  • Universities*