Lowering Barriers to R&D Innovation
We are a global, not-for-profit alliance of life science companies, vendors, publishers, and academic groups that work together to lower barriers to innovation in R&D.
Our projects transform R&D innovation through pre-competitive collaboration. We bring together the key constituents to identify the root causes that lead to R&D inefficiencies. We develop best practices and technology pilots to overcome common obstacles.
Our members collaborate as equals on open projects that generate significant value for the worldwide life sciences community.
With the launch of our Interactive Project Portfolio Platform (IP3) we are embracing a new level of openness, access, and transparency around our idea-to-project process. The platform is open to the public to submit new ideas, comment and vote on proposed ideas, and monitor the progress of our projects.
In my last entry, I posited that technology should NOT be a barrier to “appifying” R&D workflows. So why haven’t apps taken off so far in R&D? I’d argue that it comes down to the paradigm shift that mobile technology has created in computing.
The computing transformation being effected by mobile computing may not be one we fully appreciate while burying our heads and thumbs in the latest cool app or game.
* A full list of our membership including individual members can be found here. (Last updated May 18 2018)
- President's Startup Challenge 2018 - Open for entries
09 Jul 2018 - 03 Sep 2018,
- Applying NGS Technologies in Precision Medicine
10 Sep 2018, London
- Pistoia Alliance Centre of Excellence for AI/ML in Life Sciences Workshop
09 Oct 2018, Boston