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Solid Tumor Partnering 2009-2014

The ‘Solid Tumor Partnering 2009-2014’ report provides understanding and access to the solid tumor partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies.

  • Trends in solid tumor partnering deals
  • Top solid tumor deals by value
  • Deals listed by company A-Z, industry sector, stage of development, technology type


The report provides an analysis of solid tumor partnering deals. The majority of deals are discovery or development stage whereby the licensee obtains a right or an option right to license the licensors solid tumor technology. These deals tend to be multicomponent, starting with collaborative R&D, and commercialization of outcomes.

Understanding the flexibility of a prospective partner's negotiated deals terms provides critical insight into the negotiation process in terms of what you can expect to achieve during the negotiation of terms. Whilst many smaller companies will be seeking details of the payments clauses, the devil is in the detail in terms of how payments are triggered - contract documents provide this insight where press releases do not.

This data driven report contains over 140 links to online copies of actual solid tumor deals and contract documents as submitted to the Securities Exchange Commission by companies and their partners, where available. Contract documents provide the answers to numerous questions about a prospective partner's flexibility on a wide range of important issues, many of which will have a significant impact on each party's ability to derive value from the deal.

The initial chapters of this report provide an orientation of solid tumor partnering trends.

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the report, whilst chapter 2 provides an overview of the trends in solid tumor partnering since 2009, including a summary of deals by industry sector, stage of development, deal type, and technology type. Numerous tables provide outline financial trends.

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the leading solid tumor deals since 2009. Deals are listed by headline value, signed by bigpharma, most active bigpharma. Where the deal has an agreement contract published at the SEC a link provides online access to the contract.

Chapter 4 provides a comprehensive directory of solid tumor partnering deals signed and announced since 2009. The chapter is organized by company A-Z, stage of development at signing, deal type (collaborative R&D, co-promotion, licensing etc), and technology type. Each deal title links via Weblink to an online version of the deal record, and where available the contract document, providing easy access to each contract document on demand.

In conclusion, this report provides everything a prospective dealmaker needs to know about partnering in the research, development and commercialization of solid tumor technologies and products.

Report scope

‘Solid Tumor Partnering 2009-2014’ is intended to provide the reader with an in-depth understanding and access to solid tumor trends and structure of deals entered into by leading companies worldwide.

This data driven report includes:

  • Trends in solid tumor dealmaking in the biopharma industry since 2009
  • Access to summary headline, upfront, milestone and royalty data
  • Access to over 140 solid tumor contract documents
  • The leading solid tumor deals by value since 2009

In ‘Solid Tumor Partnering 2009-2014’, the available deals are listed by:

  • Headline value
  • Upfront payment value
  • Royalty rate value
  • Company A-Z
  • Industry sector
  • Stage of development at signing
  • Deal component type
  • Technology type

Each deal title links via Weblink to an online version of the deal record and where available, the contract document, providing easy access to each contract document on demand.


‘Solid Tumor Partnering 2009-2014’ provides the reader with the following key benefits:

  • In-depth understanding of solid tumor deal trends since 2009
  • Access to summary headline, upfront, milestone and royalty data
  • Comprehensive access to over 140 actual solid tumor deals entered into by the world's biopharma companies since 2009
  • Insight into key deal terms included in contracts, where disclosed
  • Understand the key deal terms companies have agreed in deals
  • Undertake due diligence to assess suitability of your proposed deal terms for partner companies

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - Trends in solid tumor partnering

  • 2.1. Introduction
  • 2.2. Solid tumor partnering over the years
  • 2.3. Bigpharma solid tumor dealmaking activity
  • 2.4. Solid tumor partnering by deal type
  • 2.5. Solid tumor partnering industry sector
  • 2.6. Solid tumor partnering by stage of development
  • 2.7. Solid tumor partnering by technology type
  • 2.8. Disclosed financial deal terms for solid tumor
    • 2.8.1. Solid tumor headline values
    • 2.8.2. Solid tumor upfront payments
    • 2.8.3. Solid tumor milestone payments
    • 2.8.4. Solid tumor royalty rates

Chapter 3 - Leading solid tumor deals

  • 3.1. Introduction
  • 3.2. Top solid tumor deals by value
  • 3.3. Top solid tumor deals involving bigpharma

Chapter 4 - Dealmaking directory

  • 4.1. Introduction
  • 4.2. Company A-Z
  • 4.3. By deal type
    • Asset purchase
    • Bigpharma outlicensing
    • Co-development
    • Collaborative R&D
    • Co-market
    • Contract service
    • Co-promotion
    • CRADA
    • Cross-licensing
    • Development
    • Distribution
    • Equity purchase
    • Evaluation
    • Grant
    • Joint venture
    • Licensing
    • Manufacturing
    • Marketing
    • Option
    • Promotion
    • Research
    • Settlement
    • Spin out
    • Sub-license
    • Supply
    • Termination
  • 4.4. By industry sector
    • Academic
    • Bigpharma
    • Biotech
    • Drug delivery
    • Medical device
    • Diagnostic
    • Generic pharma
    • Government
    • Non-profit
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Research tools
    • Services
    • Specialty pharma
  • 4.5. By stage of development
    • Discovery
    • Pre-clinical
    • Phase I
    • Phase II
    • Phase III
    • Registration
    • Marketed
  • 4.6. By technology type
    • Analysis
    • Animal models
    • Assays
    • Bioinformatics
    • Biological compounds
    • Biomarkers
    • Biomaterials
    • Cell culture
    • Cell therapy
    • Clinical testing
    • Diagnostic - companion
    • Devices
    • Diagnostics
    • Discovery tools
    • DNA probes
    • Drug delivery
    • Enabling technology
    • Epigenetics
    • Equipment
    • Facilities
    • Gene therapy
    • Genomics
    • Imaging
    • Industrial chemicals
    • In vitro models
    • Monoclonal antibodies
    • Nanotechnology
    • Oligonucleotide
    • Peptides
    • Personalised medicine
    • Processes
    • Proteomics
    • Radio/Chemo-therapy
    • Recombinant DNA
    • Research services
    • Research supplies
    • RNA therapeutics
    • Screening
    • Small molecules
    • Stem cells
    • Vaccines

Chapter 5 - Partnering resource center

  • 5.1. Online partnering
  • 5.2. Partnering events
  • 5.3. Further reading on dealmaking


  • Appendix 1 - Deal type definitions
  • About Wildwood Ventures
  • Current Partnering
  • Current Agreements
  • Recent titles from CurrentPartnering
  • Order Form - Reports

Table of Figures

  • Figure 1: Solid tumor partnering since 2009
  • Figure 2: Bigpharma - top 50 - Solid tumor deals 2009 to 2011
  • Figure 3: Bigpharma solid tumor deal frequency - 2009 to 2011
  • Figure 4: Solid tumor partnering by deal type since 2009
  • Figure 5: Solid tumor partnering by industry sector since 2009
  • Figure 6: Solid tumor partnering by stage of development since 2009
  • Figure 7: Solid tumor partnering by technology type since 2009
  • Figure 8: Solid tumor deals with a headline value
  • Figure 9: Solid tumor deals with upfront payment values
  • Figure 10: Solid tumor deals with milestone payments
  • Figure 11: Solid tumor deals with royalty rates, %
  • Figure 12: Top solid tumor deals by value since 2009
  • Figure 13: Top solid tumor deals signed by bigpharma value since 2009
  • Figure 14: Online partnering resources
  • Figure 15: Forthcoming partnering events
  • Figure 16: Deal type definitions
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