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Author Thorsteinsdóttir, Halla.

Title South-South Collaboration in Health Biotechnology : Growing Partnerships Amongst Developing Countries
Published Ottawa : International Development Research Centre, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents Ch.1. Introduction -- Ch.2. South-South Research COllaboration in Health Biotechnology -- Ch.3. Mapping South-South Entreprenuerial Collaboration in Health Biotechnology: Boosting Trade and Innovation? -- Ch.4. Setting a Southern Course: Brazil's South-South Collaboration in Health Biotechnology -- Ch.5. Beyond the Great Wall: China's South-South Collaborations in Health Biotechnology -- Ch.6. Learning Through Collaborations: Egypt's South-South Health Biotechnology Collaboration -- Ch.7. A Growing Southern Agenda: India's South-South Health Biotechnology Collaboration -- Ch.8. Promoting an African Renaissance? South Africa's Health Biotechnology Collaboration with Sub-Saharan African Countries -- Ch.9. Paving the Silk Road: Sub-Saharan Africa's South-South Collaboraion with China and India in Health Biotechnology -- Ch.10. Promoting South-South Collaboration Revisited
Summary This book presents a detailed portrait of the contours of South-South collaboration in the health biotechnology sector. In particular, it casts revealing light on the factors that guide effective scientific partnerships and exchanges. The key findings indicate that the level of South-South collaboration among researchers in health biotechnology remains low but is slowly increasing and that entrepreneurial collaboration seems to be more prevalent. Collaboration has helped to extend capacity in health biotechnology research, manufacturing, and innovation to an increasing number of developing coun
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Subject Biotechnology.
Cooperation -- Developing counties
International cooperation.
Pharmaceutical biotechnology -- Developing counties
Pharmaceutical chemistry.
Pharmaceutical technology.
Public health -- Developing counties
Public health.
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1552505359