Association of Resource with Stage – Matrix of Work

At each stage of Discovery and Development, different disciplines work at different and often multiple stages, Table 1.  Some disciplines are needed at all stages of R&D: Human Resources: Finance: Corporate Intellectual Property: Licensing (see In-Licensing); Alliance Management: and Marketing (In Discovery, marketing influences the selection of biological targets through the Desired Product Profile).  More will be discussed about the application of resource in later sections.


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Table 1, Application of Disciplines to Multiple Stages of Discovery and Development 1

  1. The table exemplifies the types disciplines that may be needed in a project at different stages and is neither complete nor correct for any particular company.  Job titles may vary for the same discipline within the same company and between companies.