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WHEN CITIZENS PAY
AND INDUSTRY PROFITS



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R&D/ financing
50% of the current R&D expenditure worldwide - estimated at US$ 70-90 billion - is funded publicly*...

  • many of the drugs marketed by private companies were originally discovered with public funding.

R&D costs for each new drug
 US$ million
industry estimates350-500
independent estimates30-160



* According to the World Bank.

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