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October 13, 2015
Public investment in biomedical research in Europe

Roger Bouillon, Stig Slordahl, Maria M Nogueria, Kirsten Steinhausen, Isabel Varela-Nieto, Giovanni Pacini, Martin Röllinghoff, Josef Syka
The Lancet, October 2015

Europe spends only €42 per person per year, less than 2% of the health-care costs, on biomedical research, whereas the USA spends up to 3 times more. These deficiencies have been described in a manifest published in The Lancet journal correspondence section, with the participation of Isabel Varela-Nieto and Josef Syka (TARGEAR), about the need of increasing public investment in biomedical research in EU.

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