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Sanofi Makes Good On Outsourcing Promise In Deal With Covance

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Sanofi-Aventis’ multi-layered 10-year deal with the contract research organization Covance, announced September 30, 2010, is yet another sign of the pressure within Big Pharma to cut R&D costs even as it searches for new sources of innovation.

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