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Marken obtains two operating licenses in Argentina

22-Mar-2017 - Marken has secured two new operating licenses in Argentina, allowing it to provide a full range of logistics services to the country’s clinical trial market.

7 DHL stations to receive IATA CEIV pharma certifications in 2017

20-Mar-2017 - DHL Global Forwarding plans to certify seven US stations in the Americas throughout 2017 with the remaining global stations slated for certification by the end of the second quarter.

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Charles River to pay $1.8m to settle overbilling claims

16-Mar-2017 - The US Justice Department has announced Charles River Laboratories International Inc. will pay the US government $1.8m to settle claims that it violated the False Claims Act.

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Veeva announces new product integration with Salesforce

15-Mar-2017 - Veeva Systems has announced new integration between Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Veeva CRM for increased visibility.

FDA commissioner nominee would be a 'strong partner,' says ACRO

14-Mar-2017 - Last week, President Donald Trump announced Scott Gottlieb as his nomination for the new US FDA commissioner – a candidate that ACRO says, “understands the complexities of drug development.”

Hot and cold? Analysts unpack CRO market expectations

13-Mar-2017 - A recent CRO market report  from ISR projects increasing outsourcing, though analysts remain less optimistic moving into 2017.

PCI triples serialization capacity as 'crunch time' commences

13-Mar-2017 - PCI Pharma Services has tripled its serialization capacity ahead of US DSCSA and EU FMD deadlines with follow-on investments planned to finalize its serialization infrastructure.

Novartis unit to consolidate Slovenian logistics in Kuehne + Nagel deal

13-Mar-2017 - Novartis subsidiary Lek Pharmaceuticals will consolidate its Slovenian logistics and warehousing operations from 10 sites to one.

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Top strategies for retaining CRA talent

07-Mar-2017 - High turnover rates among clinical research associates (CRA) continue to plague the industry – and competence and staff engagement are the "crux" of the issue, says IAOCR.

Quartesian hiring 100 employees in 2017 as it expands globally

02-Mar-2017 - Quartesian is opening new and expanded offices in Bangalore and Chennai, India and Kiev, Ukraine to help support its plans to double bookings in 2017.

Ashfield rolls in cloud service to speed up market launch

02-Mar-2017 - UDG’s Ashfield division will use Salesforce Health Cloud to help outsource clients launch therapies into EU and US markets through “seamless” data exchange.

Will deregulation trump clinical trial patient safety?

01-Mar-2017 - The Trump administration is looking to massively reduce regulations – which could have major implications for pending guidelines that look to increase clinical trial patient safety.

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Premier Research adopts ERT for enhanced oversight

28-Feb-2017 - Premier Research has selected ERT’s Trial Oversight suite as its clinical trial management solution to augment sponsor collaboration and help mitigate risk.

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Biogen provides 'relationship advice' for outsourcing in pharma

27-Feb-2017 - Partner relationships should start with the long-term in sight – just like a marriage, says Biogen.

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Vital statistics? Big Pharma undervaluing commercial data, expert

27-Feb-2017 - Data is a core competence for Big Pharma that should not be outsourced, according to an industry statistics expert.

Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. shuts sustained release tech lab

23-Feb-2017 - Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. has halted activities at the laboratory in San Diego, California where research on its sustained release delivery technology was carried out.

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JSS uses EnduraData cloud to link up Canada and Colombia

21-Feb-2017 - The CRO JSS Medical Research will use EnduraData’s cloud tool to synchronize medical research data between servers in Canada and Colombia, South America.

EMA: GCP deviations increasing

20-Feb-2017 - The EMA recently updated its Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Q&A to address several contractual arrangement “pitfalls” – specifically with electronic systems vendors.

Serialization demand drives Antares expansion at new headquarters

14-Feb-2017 - Antares Vision is expanding at a larger facility to help meet customer demand ahead of looming regulatory deadlines, which have driven its investment and growth.

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ACRP develops framework in response to 'significant' CRA shortage

14-Feb-2017 - The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) has published a new guidance addressing the standardization of competence required for clinical trial monitors.

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MedNet releases updated eClinical solution

08-Feb-2017 - MedNet Solutions’ latest release of its eClinical solution, iMedNet™, features various updates that it says helps further decrease study build times.

'Continuous publishing' to speed submission process, says Veeva

07-Feb-2017 - Veeva Systems has released a new cloud application to speed regulatory submission delivery via “continuous publishing.”

DHL opens new temperature-controlled storage chambers in Puerto Rico

07-Feb-2017 - DHL Global Forwarding is opening four new temperature-controlled storage chambers in San Juan this year after investing nearly $1m in the market in 2016.

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Outsourcing-Pharma's Hiring and Firing Roundup January '17

31-Jan-2017 - Outsourcing-Pharma presents this month's round up of who is moving where in the contract research and manufacturing industry.

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Greenphire: Exostar partnership offers 'extreme benefit' to sites

30-Jan-2017 - Greenphire is now offering Single Sign-On (SSO) through Exostar’s identity and access management platform.

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