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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.


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.


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.

Almac launches temperature management software

30-Jan-2017 - Almac Group has launched a GDP-compliant web-based platform, TempEZ, to provide customers with a single database to store temperature data from the manufacturing stage to patient administration.

Diurnal outsources launch of Adrenal drug to Dublin divisions of UDG

25-Jan-2017 - Diurnal has contracted the Ashfield and Sharp divisions of UDG Healthcare to help commercialize the its drug for Addison's disease, Infacort.

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Continuum teams with Lyft for clinical trials transportation

25-Jan-2017 - Contiunuum Clinical has asked rideshare firm Lyft to help transport trial subjects to clinical sites in a bid to boost retention. 

Schulman IRB integrates Veeva Vault for real-time IRB updates

24-Jan-2017 - Schulman IRB is integrating its WebPortal platform with Veeva’s eTMF solution to offer real-time IRB status updates and approval documentation to clients.

McKesson to pay $150m after alleged failure to report suspicious orders

17-Jan-2017 - The distribution giant, McKesson Corporation, has agreed to pay the DEA's record fine of $150m after allegedly failing to report “suspicious orders” for controlled substances.


The rise of 'technology-enabled' clinical research companies

17-Jan-2017 - Technology is catapulting clinical trials into a 'new era' as scientific breakthroughs bring new opportunities to an industry that has traditionally lacked innovation.

Exco InTouch receives data security certification

17-Jan-2017 - Exco InTouch has formally received certification demonstrating it meets certain data privacy and security principles.

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Rho implements Phlexglobal eTMF solution

17-Jan-2017 - The Chapel Hill, NC-based contract research organization (CRO) has implemented PhlexEview4 as its preferred eTMF solution to support commercial and government clients.

Exova adds 3-years to GSK environmental monitoring contract

16-Jan-2017 - GSK has renewed an environmental monitoring contract with Exova across manufacturing sites in the UK and Ireland.


CDMO Fujifilm adopts procurement automation solution

12-Jan-2017 - FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies USA (FDBU) has selected SciQuest to automate ‘critical’ purchasing and accounts payable processes.


endpoint named preferred provider for Ferring Pharmaceuticals

11-Jan-2017 - Ferring Pharmaceuticals has selected endpoint as its sole leading interactive response technology (IRT) provider.

Strategic partnership forms single-source solution for biopharma

10-Jan-2017 - CSSi LifeSciences and BioMARC have announced a strategic partnership to provide 'fully cohesive product development and support' for vaccine and biologic development. 

Clinerion aims for 50m patients by Q2 2017 as it enters South America

10-Jan-2017 - iHealth Group of Brazil has joined Clinerion’s Patient Recruitment System platform as its first installation in South America while the company looks to expand in other developing markets in 2017.

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