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repurpose

To change the media format; for example, to go from print to online.

Repurpose

Using a structure for a purpose other than for what it was originally intended.
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These ideas include increasing targeted funding from government and foundations; building innovative public-private partnerships; instituting changes in patent law related to repurposed drugs with new indications; addressing roadblocks in the FDA review and approval process; and creating innovative royalty structures to provide financial incentives to justify the cost of testing old drugs for new diseases.
CUTLINE: (1) Ann Carvalho of Swansea, a dealer at the Brimfield Outdoor Antiques Shows, holds a repurposed wooden level with old doorknobs and vintage hinges that can be used as a coat rack or hat rack.
Like Gail Wilson, Lori Danelle Wilson (no relation) found her life suddenly repurposed.
A year later at his 7,000-square-foot warehouse and rented lot near Colorado Boulevard and 38th Avenue, his inventory includes old street-sweeper brushes that ranchers are buying to use as scratching posts for horses and cattle; wine barrels from the Napa Valley repurposed as trash cans or decorative planting pots; rubber conveyor belts from coal mines repurposed as flooring for home gyms and padding for the walls of horse stalls; used roofing membrane from the Denver Mint repurposed as pond liners or other roofs; snow-break fencing from Wyoming sold as perfectly good, worn lumber.
One possible solution may be to extend patent life where bona fide advances have been made and existing medicines repurposed for new uses.
SEWING GREEN: 25 PROJECTS MADE WITH REPURPOSED AND ORGANIC MATERIALS tells how to design and sew fine modern projects from sustainable and 'repurposed' materials--the latter such as pillowcases, old dress shirts, and more.
Independent Study Reveals 68% of Consumers Prefer the Quality of Video Content Repurposed by AmberFin iCR Over a Leading Competitor
Conversely, buying pastries or cookies in bulk is not as practical because they usually cannot be repurposed.
Besides conducting its own lab research on potential repurposed drugs, etexx will help pharmaceutical and genomics organizations sort through existing data and generate hypotheses from high-throughput data processes such as microarrays or proteomics mass spectroscopy analysis.
The data can then be repurposed into value-added formats and business-specific data types.