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INC Research expands in Japan amid 'evolution of the clinical trial landscape'

26-May-2016 - The CRO has opened new offices in Japan as part of its long-term growth strategy in the country – the world’s second largest pharmaceutical market.

ClinTec 'on track' with growth strategy as new offices open in Spain

26-May-2016 - ClinTec International has opened two new offices in Spain as it prepares for an expanding local clinical trial portfolio and larger outsourcing engagements in the country.

Amulet buys SynterActHCR from Gryphon

26-May-2016 - Amulet Capital Partners has bought SynteractHCR in its first acquisition in the contract research sector.

Bioclinica launches CTMS for CROs and mid-market biopharma

26-May-2016 - As more CROs look to divest in-house clinical trial technologies, Bioclinica has released a new Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) sized specifically for smaller organizations.

'Industry-first' electronic consent platform reduces risk, says CRF Health

25-May-2016 - CRF Health has launched TrialConsent, an electronic solution promoting better comprehension, compliance, and retention rates in clinical trials.

New Bracket apps turn patients' smartphones into trial data reporting techs

25-May-2016 - Bracket has released several new mobile applications to support Bring Your Own Device, a clinical trial technology which allows patients to report symptoms using a smartphone.

Catalent launches new kit labeling system to reduce 'risk of human error'

24-May-2016 - Catalent Pharma Solutions has released a new clinical supply labeling tool in response to a "work-around" which could put patients' safety at risk.


Biotrial criticised over fatal Phase I study by France's social affairs inspectorate

23-May-2016 - French investigators reviewing the Phase I trial in which one volunteer died and five others were hospitalized in January have criticised CRO Biotrial over how it conducted the study.

Industry talks patient centricity in clinical trials

23-May-2016 - Last week, Medidata held a Twitter chat on patient centricity in clinical trials in which several industry professionals came together to talk about the challenges and opportunities of implementing patient focused practices. ...

INC, CISCRP ‘Ideathon’ looks for new ways to raise awareness

12-May-2016 - The “Inspiring Hope” Ideathon is looking to crowdsource innovation at its inaugural event to raise awareness for clinical trials.

CRO Evotec sees spin-out firm as strategic opportunity

12-May-2016 - Evotec’s auto-immune spin-out Topas represents “a strategic opportunity” for the CRO, which reported strong first quarter sales this week.

Elsevier’s ‘Hive Project’ to promote drug discovery

02-May-2016 - As a significant amount of drug discoveries occur outside of pharma companies, Elsevier has launched The Hive Project to promote innovation in the market – outside its walls.

WCT opens larger trial material depot in St Petersburg

26-Apr-2016 - Worldwide Clinical Trials (WCT) has opened a clinical trial material storage depot in St Petersburg, Russia citing increasing customer demand.

WHO says Semler Research manipulated data and warns repeat studies may needed

25-Apr-2016 - The WHO has accused Semler Research of data fraud and said Mylan, Micro Labs, Lupin and Strides and others may need to repeat bioanalytical trials conducted by the CRO.

Exco InTouch partners with Regulatory Strategies to meet data regulations

21-Apr-2016 - Exco InTouch has formed a strategic partnership with Regulatory Strategies, a data protection and compliance consultancy, in response to upcoming reforms.

BioClinica partnership to support 'continuum of pharmacovigilance services'

20-Apr-2016 - BioClinica and ArisGlobal have partnered to offer customers a comprehensive pharmacovigilance service as "one size fits all" model evolves.

Heptares, Kymab to develop novel antibody therapeutics in 'perfect marriage,' says CFO

19-Apr-2016 - Heptares Therapeutics and Kymab Limited have entered into a strategic collaboration to discover, develop, and commercialize novel antibody therapeutics.

Pfizer and IBM join forces to develop remote monitoring solutions

14-Apr-2016 - Using an experimental Internet of Things system that enables remote monitoring, the companies believe the multi-year project has the potential to change the way clinical trials are conducted.

Sekisui XenoTech expands cell- and tissue-based product catalog

13-Apr-2016 - Sekisui XenoTech announced that it now offers genotyped hepatocytes for polymorphic enzyme drug metabolism studies as part of its cell- and tissue-based product catalog.

Juno and WuXi AppTec announce new cell therapy company

13-Apr-2016 - The new company, JW Biotechnology, will draw on Juno’s immuno-oncology expertise and WuXi AppTec’s R&D and manufacturing platform.

Heat Biologics cuts patients in clinical trial, workforce

07-Apr-2016 - Heat Biologics has announced several "necessary" but "incredibly difficult" cost cutting measures, including a workforce reduction of approximately 22%.

inVentiv preps for $100m IPO

06-Apr-2016 - US CRO inVentiv Health has signaled its intention to go public by filing an S1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last night.

Evotec: Strong 2015 down to Sanofi strategic partnership

23-Mar-2016 - Evotec has attributed strong growth in 2015 to its deal with Sanofi and says it will continue to pursue such strategic partnerships.

Mexico office to bolster CRO Eurotrials' presence in Latin America

17-Mar-2016 - Eurotrials has opened an office in Mexico City in a bid the dominant CRO in the growing Mexican clinical research market.

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