The Market for Knowledge in Bio-Pharmaceuticals

  • Daisy Rhuguet
  • Christophe Silvy
Part of the Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation book series (ESTI, volume 22)


The pharmaceutical industry can be simply defined as a gathering of all pharmaceutical product manufacturers. But in a wider sense, it encompasses large areas including the health care sector, whose objective is the development of `products of chemical or biological origin which are intended or purported to have a medicinal effect on man or animals and which are used especially for detection, prevention or treatment of diseases, injuries or disabilities’ (Roche, 1998).


Pharmaceutical Industry Small Firm Knowledge Transfer Innovation Process Knowledge Exchange 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daisy Rhuguet
    • 1
  • Christophe Silvy
    • 1
  1. 1.CEFI-CNRS, Aix-en-ProvenceUniversitéde la MéditerranéeFrance

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