Penn Medicine offers a wealth of resources to companies conducting pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device research. In a compact urban setting, we deliver:
- The world-class research capabilities of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
- The real-world clinical experience of three leading hospitals
- The confidence that comes from working with an institution consistently ranked among the top recipients of NIH research funds
Our pioneering Office of Corporate Research (OCR) offers an extraordinarily efficient system of easy access to Penn Medicine's knowledge base to help drive successful collaborations in translational medicine, enhancing your speed to market and return in investment.
Critical insight and broad perspective
At Penn Medicine, we are committed to adding value to your efforts and to providing unique insight. We will connect you to laboratory investigators who are also practicing clinicians; to thought leaders across the spectrum of medical specialties; and to business experts on the University's Wharton School faculty. All of these industry leaders can help identify issues and opportunities that may have an impact on your research and its potential in the marketplace.
OCR: Your single point of contact
Whether you work with Penn Medicine on one study or in a comprehensive collaboration that spans pre-clinical research to post-mark analysis, OCR will serve as your single touchpoint, coordinating university departments and personnel who can help you achieve your goals. A designated OCR manager will not only help you access the scientific and medical resources you need, but ease your way through the contractual and logistical aspects of collaboration in a single, upfront negotiation. It is a streamlined operation designed to allow you to stay focused on your research.