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It hardly matters whether big pharma or academic researchers are worst. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Big pharma has thus been spared the bracing winds of disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its clients include most of the world's big pharma companies, research universities and clinics. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Many of the early applications were made by universities, but the IP is increasingly coveted by big pharma. Times, Sunday Times (2017)So can they invent a cure for ailing pharma giants? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Others have secured large slugs of cash by forging partnership deals with big pharma. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The sale could have big implications for the pharma industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All this is giving the pharma giants a mighty headache and forcing change. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a momentous week for deals in the world of big pharma. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The pharma industry is not dying but it is changing. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Big pharma is notorious for giving its executives hefty pay packets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The funding should involve the pharma industry itself. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Big pharma are not the good guys. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And why would big pharma take the risk? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sales of e-cigarettes have outstripped those of nicotine products made by pharma groups. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He sold a pharma company in October for an undisclosed sum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Still, on such risks is the pharma industry built. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's not going to come from the pharma industry. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why would an investor take a punt on drugs that a big pharma company doesn't want? Times, Sunday Times (2015)But he added more job cuts could come across the pharma industry as European governments cut prices paid for healthcare. The Sun (2011)THE love affair of big pharma with America is cooling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So why has 'big pharma' been so comprehensively shunned? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Both agreed that 'big pharma' and aid agencies could do things differently. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Maybe, one day, a pharma company will combine these treatments into one pill. The Sun (2009)Another big pharma company, which is currently yielding 4.9 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The overall bill is capped with the pharma industry topping up the budget when it goes over, to the tune of 4 billion over four years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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