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Strategic alliances as a mechanism for wealth creation in the biopharmaceutical industry: An empirical analysis of the Spanish case
ABSTRACT: The paper studies strategic alliances signed between traditional pharmaceutical companies (TPCs) and new biotechnology firms (NBFs) in Spain, on the initial basis that a firm's rate of new product development is a positive function of the number of strategic alliances that it has entered into. Nevertheless, we believe, as do others, that although strategic alliances may initially have positive effects on that rate, this relationship may exhibit diminishing returns...
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