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Table 1 Criteria for developing successful communities of research excellence

From: Establishing and sustaining research partnerships in Africa: a case study of the UK-Africa Academic Partnership on Chronic Disease

1. Decide on objectives together
2. Build up mutual trust
3. Share information, develop networks
4. Share responsibility
5. Create transparency
6. Monitor and evaluate collaboration
7. Disseminate the results
8. Apply the results
9. Share profits equitably
10. Increase research capacity
11. Build on achievements
  1. Source: (Masselli, Lys and Schmid (2005) [5]