12 Mar 2013, BioSpectrum Bureau , BioSpectrum
Singapore: Daiichi Sankyo has launched TaNeDS (Take a New challenge for Drug diScovery) collaborative drug discovery project for 2013. The company will select research partners for the project from among researchers based in Japan.
The TaNeDS project will accept entries for a range of themes, including exploratory research, collaborative research, early-stage drug discovery, concepts for inventions and enhancement of the value of intellectual properties. Themes covering all stages, from the initial phase of research to practical use, will be accepted.
In order to attract a variety of entries, both individual researchers and groups will be welcomed. In order to efficiently realize practical uses from research results, a number of outcomes are foreseen, including purchases of intellectual property, joint research and commissioned research.
Two project types have been set up for 2013 based on the results of applications and projects adopted in 2012, and with the participation of RD Novare this year in mind.