We recognize that many great ideas will come from the vast research community beyond Calico and that effective collaborations will be critical to achieving success. Together with Calico’s scientists, our experienced business development team identifies promising research areas that complement and enhance our internal efforts. Our scientific approach enables us to develop and cultivate important relationships with leaders in the field of aging and related diseases, with a view to establishing productive collaborations. Additionally, we are responsible for maintaining and managing our partnerships to ensure that the collaboration is successful and that our partners' needs are met. For additional information about partnering with Calico, see here.