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Center for Integration of Science and Industry

The Center brings together the perspectives of natural science, business, analytics, and policy to understand, and advance, the path of translational science and the business models that create public value from the fruits of scientific discovery. For more click here, or watch the video below:

Recent Research

Modeling timelines for translational science in cancer; the impact of technological maturation

Timelines for the growth of technologies are shown as blue bars from the initiation point (Ti), through the exponential growing stage, to the point at which the technology is established (Te). The number of approvals associated with each technology is shown for phenotypic drugs (open, orange circles) and targeted or biologic products (closed, green circles). Approval dates for drugs associated with multiple technologies are shown more than once. READ MORE

Fig 3. Time interval between technology initiation and metrics of translational science.
(A) Time interval between technology initiation (Ti) and established (Te) years. (B) Time interval between technology initiation and start of clinical trials. (C) Time interval between technology initiation and first drug approval. The median and quartile boundaries are shown for all technologies with initiation after 1950. 

 

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“We've arranged a global civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.” 
Carl Sagan, The demon-haunted world: Science as a candle in the dark, 1997.