Commercializing University Technology

Funded Research Proposal

University-based research is an important generator of fundamental scientific knowledge in society, and may also be the basis for valuable commercial activity. We aim to update and extend our knowledge of the processes of translating academic discoveries and inventions by studying the administrative data from Penn Center for Innovation (PCI). Read More

Physician Payments from Industry: Relation to Prescribing and Research

Working Papers

Collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and physicians is seen by many advocates as a crucial ingredient in fueling innovation and economic growth in the health care sector. However, critics argue that physicians face conflicts of interest between their roles as clinicians advising patients and as consultants, early adopters, and key opinion leaders for health care companies.Read More