Private-public partnerships planned for BioMed City

Lett, Dan
February 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p457
Academic Journal
Reports on the partnership among medical microbiologists and biomedical entrepreneurs in Winnipeg, Manitoba to create BioMed City, dedicated to studying and fighting infectious diseases. Composition of Winnipeg's biomedical sector; Focus of the non-profit agency International Centre for Infectious Diseases (ICID), the catalyst for BioMed City; Board of directors of ICID.


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