16-Apr-2014 - Pharmaceutical clients view contract research organisations (CROs) with private equity investments as unstable and more focused on financial growth than their operations, according to Italian CRO Cromsource.
16-Apr-2014 - As larger partnerships between CROs and sponsors come to maturity, a new survey found that “a much greater proportion of CRO revenue growth” will come from small and medium-sized pharma...
15-Apr-2014 - A recent study found that CRO employees are seeing rapid budget increases for salaries across the globe, with an average increase of about 4% for 2014.
15-Apr-2014 - Industry group TransCelerate Biopharma has certified that training programs from CROs Icon and SynteractHCR meet minimum criteria for ICH’s good clinical practice (GCP) training.
14-Apr-2014 - Patient recruitment is “the major bottleneck” in clinical development, an Industry Standard Research report says, but though it predicts a drive to ‘push’ patients into trials, industry disagrees.
14-Apr-2014 - Karyopharm Therapeutics has selected CRO Clinipace to help discover first-in-class drugs directed against nuclear transport targets for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases,
10-Apr-2014 - Much of the $91bn (€66bn) raised in biotech capital over the last twelve months will end up in the hands of the CRO industry, according to a survey from analyst...
09-Apr-2014 - Genentech says its collaboration with PatientsLikeMe will enable more effective clinical trial recruitment but will not affect its partnerships with CROs.
09-Apr-2014 - The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network, which provides more than £284m ($475m) a year to support the delivery of clinical research studies, has reconfigured to become...
08-Apr-2014 - Companies running clinical trials will have to use an online portal to stay on the right side of the latest EU legislation on data transparency.
07-Apr-2014 - Almost two-thirds of supply chain executives plan to increase their expenditure in clinical trial logistics over the next two years, according to an industry survey conducted by Marken.
07-Apr-2014 - As smaller biotech, pharma and medical device companies seem keen to expand R&D, they also seem to be consistently turning to mid-size CROs to run their trials.
03-Apr-2014 - Pharmaceutical companies will be made to publish all European clinical trials in a public database under a draft law passed by the European Parliament yesterday.
03-Apr-2014 - Big Pharma's split opinion on the best way to work with a CRO was in evidence in Las Vegas this week with Pfizer underlining its commitment to strategic deals and...
02-Apr-2014 - CRO BioClinica has signed two multi-year contract extensions worth $30m for cloud-based technologies and professional services and training across its e-clinical product suite.
01-Apr-2014 - Ireland-based CRO Icon has agreed, subject to certain closing conditions, to acquire Aptiv Solutions for $143.5m in cash to further expand its adaptive trial offerings.
31-Mar-2014 - As biopharma companies look to develop cancer therapies more quickly, some are turning to CROs with the hopes of using surrogate endpoints to expedite US FDA approval.
19-Mar-2014 - Parexel has enlarged its clinical trial supply network with the opening of a distribution centre in Singapore and expansion of its Massachusetts facilities.
13-Mar-2014 - Cloud-based community provider Exostar has selected Parexel as the latest CRO to become a member of its life science community, which aims to reduce the cost and burdens of collaborations...
11-Mar-2014 - Clinipace Worldwide announced today that it will acquire Choice Pharma, a pan-Asian CRO.
10-Mar-2014 - Nearly 40% of the $51bn spent on clinical development last year was outsourced according to Quintiles, which has predicted continued growth for the CRO industry in documents outlining its second...
10-Mar-2014 - In a sign of further consolidation, CRO INC Research has acquired CRO MEK Consulting and will absorb its more than 40 employees based in the Middle East and north Africa.
06-Mar-2014 - Susan Thornton PhD, president and CEO of Celerion, broke down the company’s recent moves to partner with Seoul National University Hospital in an Outsourcing-Pharma.com exclusive.
05-Mar-2014 - European CRO KCR has registered two new entities in the UK and Germany, which adds to its presence in 18 countries in Europe as well as the US.
03-Mar-2014 - Scientists developing vaccines for potentially deadly diseases like influenza, SARS and HIV struggle to find a CRO with the right capabilities according to contractor TNO Triskelion.