In 2010 a working group with expert developed a business case for alternative approaches for animal testing. The business case comprises three scenarios. The Dutch Parliament required a substantiation of the three scenarios. On behalf of ZonMw and the Ministry of Economic Affairs Technopolis collect quantitative and qualitative data about the three scenarios. A wide variety of methods are being used, such as Logical Framework Analysis, desk research, interviews, workshops, surveys and advanced statistical methods.
Effects of supplementary protection mechanisms for pharmaceutical products
To stimulate the development of new medicines, various forms of ‘supplementary protections’ exist that give companies extended monopoly rights. This includes: Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs), which prolong the patent protection for medicinal products by up to five years; paediatric extensions to SPCs; regulatory protection in the form of data and market exclusivity; as well as…View report
How can the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation increase the economic and societal impact of RDI funding in Finland?
Long-term objectives of Finnish research and innovation policy. One objective of the current government is to improve the quality and effectiveness of research and innovation. This study examines what kinds of benefits have been obtained from EU Framework Programmes and how Finnish participation can be further supported. Overall, the FP provides clear added value for…View report