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Tres Cantos Open Lab

SUBMISSION ID 465

Contact Details

Provider GlaxoSmithKline - GSK
Partnership Hub Coordinator Name BIO Ventures for Global Health
401 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
USA
Tel: +1 206 732 2122
info@bvgh.org

Submission Summary

TitleTres Cantos Open Lab
Executive Summary/Abstract The open laboratory at GSK's Tres Cantos Medicines Development campus in Spain is designed to stimulate research into new treatments for diseases of the developing world. The open lab has space for visiting scientists from universities, not-for-profit partnerships and other research institutes to come to the site, work on projects with us, learn from our expertise and share our world-class facilities. We have set up a not-for-profit foundation with an initial investment of GBP 5 million to support visiting scientists and their research projects (the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation). A governing board of leading scientists within the field is providing strategic direction for the foundation and the research it supports. All projects supported by the Open Lab Foundation must contribute to research that helps discover new medicines for diseases of the developing world. The projects involve collaboration between the scientists home laboratory and GSK at Tres Cantos.
Keywords service;

Disease Selection

Disease Malaria;Leishmaniasis;Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis);Tuberculosis;Human African trypanosomiasis
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Type of Data

Type of Data Other Type of Data or Service







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Data/Service Description

 
Summary/Abstract Text The open laboratory at GSK's Tres Cantos Medicines Development campus in Spain is designed to stimulate research into new treatments for diseases of the developing world. The open lab has space for visiting scientists from universities, not-for-profit partnerships and other research institutes to come to the site, work on projects with us, learn from our expertise and share our world-class facilities. We have set up a not-for-profit foundation with an initial investment of GBP 5 million to support visiting scientists and their research projects the Tres Cantos Open Lab Foundation . A governing board of leading scientists within the field is providing strategic direction for the foundation and the research it supports. All projects supported by the Open Lab Foundation must contribute to research that helps discover new medicines for diseases of the developing world. The projects involve collaboration between the scientists home laboratory and GSK at Tres Cantos.
Keywords Tres Cantos Open Lab; service;
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Benefits for Disease

 
Field(s) of Current Application tuberculosis; leishmaniasis; malaria; trypanosomiasis; chagas
How to use Data/Service for Disease See more details at www.openlabfoundation.org. Applications are managed via the website.
Potential Benefits for Disease Application Researchers work in an open environment. Sharing ideas and findings will drive collaborative innovation in NTDs

Publication/Patent Status

 
Proprietary Data/Service Yes
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Collaboration Status

 
In house only Yes