The international dimension of research and innovation cooperation addressing the grand challenges in the global context
Horizon 2020, the EU's biggest research funding programme, allows the EU to play a central role in solving some of the world's grand societal challenges. This brief informs EU policy decisionmaking on research and innovation funding.
Oct 23, 2014
Africa Mapping: Current State of Health Research on Poverty-Related and Neglected Infectious Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
This report reviews the current state of health research, the funding landscape and research capacity in the field of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, neglected infectious diseases (NIDs), and health systems in sub-Saharan Africa.
Sep 19, 2014
This report presents the findings and recommendations from the evaluation of the first four years of the African Institutions Initiative, a Wellcome Trust funded programme to build sustainable health research capacity.
Sep 12, 2014
This paper provides a consolidated overview of public and healthcare professionals' attitudes towards vaccination in Europe by bringing together for the first time evidence across various vaccines, countries and populations.
Jul 1, 2014
To maximise Real-World Data potential and improve health outcomes and service delivery, stakeholders need to develop standards for data use and access. RAND Europe assessed the RWD landscape in Europe and explored options going forwards.
Apr 24, 2014
Mapping Pathways: Community-driven strategies for the use of antiretrovirals as prevention: United States Workshop Report
This report summarises the outputs from three knowledge exchange scenario development workshops, in which the findings of the Mapping Pathways Project and their wider implications for ARV-based prevention strategies in the US were discussed.
Mar 31, 2014
A horizon scanning study exploring the future of public health and related scientific services intended to help inform thinking at the strategic level within Public Health England (PHE).
Mar 18, 2014
This report presents the results of an independent evaluation of the Structural Genomics Consortium, an open access model of public-private collaboration, conducted by RAND Europe with the Institute on Governance.
Mar 10, 2014
This report summarises the results of an independent evaluation of the Structural Genomics Consortium, an open access model of public-private collaboration, conducted by RAND Europe with the Institute on Governance.
Mar 10, 2014
Inclusive innovation needs to be understood and developed in the context of a holistic conception of the innovation cycle, the distinction between process and product innovation and the roles played by the poor as both producers and consumer.
Jan 1, 2014
Mapping Pathways: Developing evidence-based, people-centred strategies for the use of antiretrovirals as prevention
This is the first international report on HIV prevention with antiretroviral (ARV) drugs that brings scientific evidence together with community perspectives. We show that ARV-based prevention needs to be tailored to local contexts and cultures.
Jun 19, 2013
Mapping pathways to HIV prevention: Developing evidence-based, people-centred strategies for the use of antiretrovirals
Mapping Pathways is the first integrated, research-driven and community-led project to synthesise scientific evidence and local perspectives about antiretroviral drug-based HIV prevention strategies, in South Africa, India and the United States.
Jun 19, 2013
New Drugs and Health Technologies for Low-Income Populations: Will the Private Sector Meet the Needs of Low-Income Populations in Developing Countries?
This paper argues that the development of targeted health technologies for poor people will require a new mix of technology, organizations and institutions which we conceptualize as new social technologies.
Jan 1, 2013
Public-private Collaborations and Partnerships in Stratified Medicine: Making Sense of New Interactions
The field of personalised or stratified medicine is evolving alongside the formation of a plethora of public-private partnerships.
Sep 1, 2012
This paper focuses on the Wellcome Trust's African Institutions initiative, an example of the networked research capacity-building initiatives emerging in response to the need for research capacity growth.
May 1, 2012
The National Institute for Health Research Leadership Programme: An evaluation of programme progress and delivery
RAND Europe evaluated the National Institute for Health Research Leadership Programme to help the English Department of Health consider the extent to which the programme has helped to foster wider research aims and extract lessons for the future.
Mar 8, 2012
This paper addresses crowdsourcing, an under-researched type of open innovation that is often enabled by the web.
Jan 1, 2012
This report explores the impact of information and communication technologies in the Middle East and North Africa region. It provides a series of analyses and inputs to the World Bank that intended to help frame their thinking about ICT use in MENA.
Nov 30, 2011
This report considers how translational research and knowledge exchange can be enhanced throughout the food and agricultural value chain so that best use is made of public and private investment in research and knowledge generation.
Sep 12, 2011
This report presents findings from a study of health innovations transferred from South to North. This briefing examines technologies developed for developing country settings, which may have an application in the UK National Health Service.
May 25, 2011
The authors consider an evidence-based approach to science and innovation policy analysis.
Apr 1, 2011