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Supplementary information to “Scaling the biobusiness information mountain” from
Bioentrep
r
eneur
http://www.nature.com/bioent
) by Gwilym Williams

and Gary Walsh, published online November 2004.




Supplemental
Table 2:
A list of selected Internet information sources for the global
biopharmaceutical sector



Information area

Internet source

Biotechnology,
general

http://www.accessexcellence.org/

(The US National

Health Museum
for health and biosciences teachers and learners)



http://www.bio.com
(free information on the biotechnology sector
from a portal based in San Francisco, CA, USA)



http://www.bioportfolio.com

(free and subscription
-
based information
on the biotechnology sector)



http://www.bioresearchonline.com/
(on
-
line magazine featuring
news and analysis)




http://www.biospace.com/

(probably the best of its sort, BioSpace is
a 'hub
-
site' for free compreh
ensive biotechnology news coverage,
spanning market/technology developments, jobs and companies)




http://www.cato.com/biotech/bio
-
prod.html
(a list of biotechnology
product supplier catalogues and websites)




http://www.icgeb.trieste.it/biosafety/

(I
nternational Centre for
Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology database of biosafety studies
published since 1990, updated monthly)



http://www.newspage.com
(
free Office.com LLC company on
-
line
resource with daily industry news and technology/company prof
iles)




http://vlib.org/Overview.html

(the WWW Virtual Library houses a list
of bioscience sites)



http://www.phrma.org

(Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers
of
America home site that provides excellent information on the
pharmaceutical sector)




http://pharminfo.com/

(PharmInfonet: provides a good listing of
biotechnology sites)




http://www.publist.com/
(PubList.com is a free on
-
line database
which features

a directory of 150,000 publications)




http://www.recap.com

(ReCap is a subscription
-
based searchable
database which features biotech alliances, company valuations and
clinical trials progress. Also, produces the free 'Signals' online
magazine. More de
tailed information may be purchased)




http://www.sciweb.com/index.cfm

(SciWeb is a free life sciences
resource which features jobs, research and market news and a
number of searchable databases (companies, consultants, suppliers
and conferences)


Clin
ical drug
development

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/eid/index.htm

(emerging
infectious diseases)




http://www.cancernet.nci.nih.gov/clinical

trials
(CancerNet, the
clinical trials informatio
n centre of the US National Cancer Institute)




http://www.centerwatch.com/BACKGRND.HTM
(a Thomson general
database of clinical trials


currently holds information of >41,000 trials
ongoing worldwide)




http://www
.medhlp.org

(
Med Help International is a 'virtual medical
centre for patients' which provides consumer medical information for
free. The site includes a searchable medical library)




http://www.medscape.com

(Medscape offers free news, views and
resea
rch articles, but requires the reader to register)



Finance


http://copcap.dk

(Copenhagen Capacity, official investment agency of
Greater Copenhagen


free service)



http://www.cordis.lu/finance/src/contact4.htm
(European CREA;
part of the SMEs progra
m)



http://www.eban.org/
(European Business Angel Network)





http://www.evca.com/html/home.asp
(European Venture Capital
Association
-

EVCA
-

list of national associations)




http://www.grantsnet.org
(free resource from GrantsNet
-
AAAS)



http://ww
w.investorlinks.com
(Investor Links)



http://www.mva.org/
(Medicon Valley Academy)


http://www.nasvf.org/
(National Association of Seed and Venture
Funds)



Intellectual
property


http://www.european
-
patent
-
office.org/
(European Patent Office
Esp@cene
t offer free access to 30 million patent documents on
-
line)



http://www.ipr
-
helpdesk.org/index.htm

(free European Commission
service to advise European companies and academia on intellectual
property

issues)



http://www.nature.com/cgi
-
taf/gateway.taf?g=6&file=/bioent/toolkit/ip/index.html

(Page
collecting numerous IP resources)




http://www.patents.ib
m.com
(Thomson Delphion IBM Patents
Database provides limited free access to US patent information)




http://www.uspto.gov

(US Patent and Trademark Office website)


http://www.jpo.go.jp/

(Japan Patent Office websit
e)

Regulatory affairs

http://www.emea.eu.int
(European Medicines Agency home page
featuring legislation and publications relevant to human and animal
health)




http://www.fda.gov/default.htm

(US Food & Drug Administration
home page carrying information
of drug regulation and a host of
reference resources)



http://www.ich.org

(International Conference on Harmonization of
Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for
Human Use


ICH
-

homepage)




ht
tp://www.nal.usda.gov/bic/Federal_Biotech

(US Federal
biotechnology documents and links to other government agency sites)
[USDA, EPA, FDA]



http://pharmacos.eudra.org

(European Commission Enterprise DG
Pharmaco
s web site for pharmaceutical regulation)



http://www.pheur.org
(homepage of the European Pharmacopoeia)




http;//www.usda.gov/agencies/biotech
(United States Department of
Agriculture site dedicated to ag
-
biotech issues)



http://www.usp.org

(home page of the US Pharmacopoeia)




Government

http://www.cordis.lu
(EU CORDIS research and development
database provides a wide range of information on EU research
-
related
activities, especially the Framework research p
rogrammes)



http://www.europa.eu.int/celex
(EU community law described and
explained)


Bioinformatics

http://www.ebi.ac.uk/

(European Bioinformatics Institute, a division of
EMBL, based in the UK. This site provides access to a wide range of
DNA and pr
otein databases maintained by EBI).




http://www.us.expasy.org/
(the ExPaSy


Expert Protein Analysis
System


homepage of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is a
repository of information relating to proteomics databases and related
resources)




ht
tp://www.gdb.org
(the Genome Database is the official repository
for genomic mapping data resulting from the Human Genome Initiative)





http://www.tigr.org/tdb/tdb.html
(The Institute for Genomic
Research’ DNA and protein databases pertaining to microb
es, plants
and animals)