Does your organization view its own internal R&D projects separately from in-licensed projects? Many companies treat their in-house projects separately from their partnered projects.  This sometimes leads to emotional attachments on the in-house projects because people have lived with these projects for a long time.  Partnered projects are scrutinized by a rigorous due diligence process before licensing, and therefore have less emotional connection. For those who have successfully looked at both with the same lens, how have you taken the emotional component out of the equation?