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20.380 Biological Engineering Design: Industry and Patents

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Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry Guide

The Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical guide lists specialized resources for industry and market research in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and biomedical industries.

Patents

Patent literature can provide clues about emerging commercial technologies, tell you which companies are active in these areas, and they are a good source for diagrams, technical specifications and citations to seminal literatrue. 

Patents Guide, including video tutorials on patent searching.