proprietary program

proprietary program

[prə′prī·ə‚ter·ē ′prō·grəm]
(computer science)
A computer program that is owned by someone, and whose use may thus be restricted in some manner or entail payment of a fee. Also known as owned program.
More narrowly, a program that is exploited commercially as a separate product.
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It is developing a number of internal proprietary programs in COPD with the goal of taking these as far as Phase IIa proof of concept before partnering.