Half of all health R&D funding is from public/not-for-profit sources (2005, data from OECD + others)

In 2005 private sector accounted for 51% health R&D funding, public 41% and not for profit 8%

Table 2.2 page 28 (60 on pdf)

Global Forum on Health Research 2008 (data 2005)

[Also be aware of FDA figures showing slightly more private & less public (in USA): Most innovative drugs developed by Universities and Biotech]


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