University-spawned biotechnology startups seeking an infusion of cash to bridge the so-called investment “valley of death” now have another option to turn to in lieu of family, friends, angels, and venture capitalists: big pharma incubators.
 
Pfizer and Biogen-Idec have each established in-house incubators to nurture the development of university-based startup companies with the hope of garnering a return on their investment in the form of new tools to aid drug discovery and development.
 

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