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Repurpose

1. To use a product, a concept, or research for something other than for what it was intended originally. Repurposing products is common when they fail in their original market but their makers do not wish to lose the money they spent preparing the products.

2. To make slight changes to a product and sell it on a different market. For example, a book may be recorded as an audiobook and sold in both formats.
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While serendipity has largely driven the repurposing of drugs in the past, more deliberate approaches to this practice have been recently developed in a bid to fuel more collaboration between stakeholders and hasten the development of new therapies.
Under the terms of the agreement, Astellas will have access to Excelra's proprietary Drug Repurposing Platform (GRIP), which is a combination of proprietary Repurposing Database, Repurposing Algorithms, Analytics tools and Visualization engine.
Thus, we have developed and presented a solution for repurposing the toggleButton and gallery type elements, aspects regarding the dynamical control of the visibility for the existing Tab elements, the advantages and limitations of the repurposing techniques in Office Solutions.
Nandu Gattu, vice president of Drug Repurposing at GVK BIO, said," GVK BIO is well known for its rich and extensive biological, chemical and clinical databases.
New analytical tools are making it possible for scientists to identify likely candidates for repurposing or rescuing.
Deborah Ford of Paxton loves the idea of repurposing and as she shopped yesterday she talked about her best repurposing effort.
Actus is a cost-effective content management system ideal for repurposing your content.
Her first repurposing project was a bench she made from a discarded dresser.
There are, however, a number of ways in which drug repurposing could be incentivized to make this valuable research commercially viable.
The company said that comprehensive information about TransMagic software products is supplied on the website along with repurposing 3D design data.
As part of its participation, Scalent would contribute server repurposing technology to VMware ESX Server, which is part of VMware Infrastructure 3, the third generation of the industry-leading virtualization software suite.