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Nagasaki Prefecture To Create Drug Trial Industry

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Aiming to establish a drug trial industry, Nagasaki Prefecture will establish a network to link pharmaceutical companies, universities and medical facilities in April. The project will utilize new drug research results and invite major pharmaceutical companies to set up R&D centers inside the prefecture. In Japan, as the associated costs of clinic trials are higher than overseas, connecting pharmaceutical companies to commercialize academic research will help lower research costs and make trials more efficient. Nagasaki Prefecture will also absorb drug trial-related research fees. (Click for more-Japanese language

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