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.

Matrix of work

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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.