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Where there is no lawyer…”: Fair research contracting meeting

Bellagio Center, 22 – 26 October 2012

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Meeting Report

”Where there is no lawyer…”: Towards fair contracts and contracting in research for health.


Introduction and overview of fair research contracting initiative: Prof Carel IJsselmuiden

Legal capacity and needs of institutions within the INDEPTH Network: Mrs Jeannette Quarcoopome

Political and technical perspectives from Brazil and FIOCRUZ on research contracting: Ms Renata Curi

Legal contracting capacity of African partners of the National Research Foundation of South Africa: Dr Albert van Jaarsveld

Strategies for optimising research & innovation through technology transfer: Dr Bratislav Stankovic

Contrasting contracting issues at IFAKARA and Gates Foundation: Dr Bakari Bakari

Major IP issues faced from a contracting / research partnership perspective: Prof Pam Andanda

Contracting capacity of and issues faced by regional partners of the ICDDR,B: Mr Jens Hinricher

Canadian public & private sector best practices in research contracting: Dr Michael Clarke

Joint funders initiative: Funders’ policies for promoting data sharing: Dr Mary Bassett

Contract negotiation capacity of EDCTP grantees: Prof Charles Mgone

Balancing pressure to produce results with capacity building needs in LMICs: Ms Jennifer Dent

Intellectual property considerations in research contracts: Dr Konji Sebati

China’s perspective on intellectual property rights and pharmaceutical industry: Prof Jie Chen

Contrasting private sector and academic perspectives on research contracting in the United States: Prof Adel Mahmoud

Developing country intellectual property as seen through the lens of developed country institutions: Dr Gerald Keusch

Landscape for compensation of indirect costs in research costing: Dr Judith de Kroon


See our Director’s Corner blog entries:

COHRED joins hands with researchers, partners, policymakers and civil society to spur fair research contracts…‘ 

‘Consortium formed to help developing countries get their fair share in research contracts…