Sanofi Feeds on the Scientific Richness of Boston
The Quebec Telegram website reported the development of Sanofi, a major life sciences firm in Boston. In 2011 the company completely restructured its R & D laboratory and converted it to the “open innovation” model – adopted today by most major laboratories; a change dictated by the urgency of filling desperately empty pipes, at a time when Sanofi was suffering from the loss of several key patents. By the idea, above all, that the collective intelligence is infinitely more powerful than that of an industrial actor, even if it is a world leader. Gone are the days when researchers jealously guarded their secrets, giving place to alliances and sharing ideas.
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