Research Sponsors

BioPharm and Medical Device Companies

Industry support for research and development has expanded considerably over the past decade, especially in the areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical devices. Industry sponsors support both investigator-initiated and sponsor-initiated studies that range from laboratory research to clinical trials. Approximately 15% of sponsored project funding at Penn State University and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center comes from industry. The following links provide ready access to a wide range of companies that fund clinical trials and other health-related research.