Business Development

Industry collaborations

IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele gathers a wide range of talented scientists and clinicians devoted to basic, clinical and translational research, whose know-how can greatly benefit pharma and biotech companies. The concomitant presence in San Raffaele Hospital of research laboratories and clinical departments provides an integrated and appealing pipeline going from bench to bedside and back.

The institute is involved in multiple partnerships with pharma and biotech companies, with different focus:

  • preclinical validation of company’s proprietary drugs on animal models and in vitro cell-systems;
  • sponsorship of specific research programs with the purpose of a privileged access to patentable results;
  • strategic alliances on specific areas of excellence.
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Our clients

Recent agreements with world-renowned companies demonstrate both the excellence of our research and the opportunities it provides to the industrial sector.


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Discover our biotech patents

At 2019, San Raffaele Hospital's portfolio holds 79 alive patent families (patented technologies), corresponding to 451 patents and patent applications. These patents cover a broad range of biomedical applications and the groundbreaking research behind them can be a precious ally for your industrial activity.

To explore the list of patented technologies available for licensing click here.


Discover our biotech services

Patent licensing is just one of many collaboration opportunities with the San Raffaele Hospital. A broad range of services, tools and technological platforms is available for solving challenges faced by biotech industries in addition to innovating their activities.

➲ Services, Research Tools, Animal Models |Brochure

Keywords: lab services and facilities, research tools, animal models, lab tests (Allergology, Toxicology, etc.), antibodies, animal models to test mechanisms of action of pharma compounds.

➲ Vector Platform |Brochure

Keywords: lentiviral vectors, miRNA regulation, bi-directional promoters, gene editing and gene transfer.

Technology Transfer Office

The Technology Transfer Office acts as an interface between the research developed at the San Raffaele Hospital and the business community in the life science sector (pharma groups, biotech companies, food and cosmetic industries) as well as merchant banks and venture capitalists.

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