28-Apr-2014 - Toxicology services provider Harlan Laboratories has selected Invenium Pharmacology as its exclusive agent for Harlan’s Contract Research Services (CRS) in Australia, Southeast Asia and New Zealand.
24-Apr-2014 - Biogen Idec’s five-year deal is the latest example of biopharma embracing the strategic partnership model, but the choice of Quintiles is somewhat of a surprise, according to ISI analyst Ross...
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.
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 - CRO and sponsor payment service provider Clinverse announced a record first quarter to start 2014, with the addition of four significant new clients, as well as strong additional repeat business from...
03-Mar-2014 - Despite investor concerns about growth in R&D dollars for big pharma, CROs (contract research organizations) will benefit from the continued outsourcing, according to Citi analysts.
03-Feb-2014 - Parexel narrowly beat investment analysts’ earnings per share and revenue expectations as consolidated service revenue hit $487.1m.
23-Jan-2014 - The need to improve efficiency and comply with regulatory and geographical demands is driving the third-party clinical payment industry, say Greenphire, CFS and Clinverse.
20-Jan-2014 - WuXi PharmaTech has raised its 2013 financial guidance and now expects to achieve total revenues for 2013 of approximately $578m (€424m).
20-Dec-2013 - Drugmakers and academics will have to upload the results of trials run in Europe to a public database under a provisional deal agreed in the European Parliament earlier today.
17-Dec-2013 - German electronics firm Siemens has been contracted to develop and commercialize companion diagnostics by US drug giant Pfizer.
12-Dec-2013 - Algorithme Pharma has increased early stage patient access by teaming with a Montreal hospital, and says it provides a breadth of therapeutic areas not normally associated with mid-sized CROs.
11-Dec-2013 - Early-stage development services firm Quotient Clinical has been bought by private equity organization, Bridgepoint Development Capital.
02-Dec-2013 - Strategic partnerships are “the next phase” of sponsor-CRO relations, according to Parexel, and on top of saving pharma on oversight costs will reshape the industry.
02-Dec-2013 - Private equity will be looking to exit the CRO industry and could pose a threat to recent strong growth, according to financial experts at PCT
02-Dec-2013 - Trust, transparency and end-to-end participation are just some of the reasons Merck Serono says its exclusive strategic partnership with Quintiles is the “first of its kind.”
25-Nov-2013 - Smartphones are changing the role of the patient in clinical trials and can be used for industry success, Pfizer and technology provider firm Exco InTouch said at PCT 2013.
19-Nov-2013 - CROs from across Europe and beyond have gathered in Vienna, Austria this week for Partnerships in Clinical Trials' (PCT) European congress. Outsourcing-pharma.com will be covering the show live.
04-Nov-2013 - Patient recruitment firm Synexus has opened a new office in Wroclaw, Poland in the latest stage in in expansion in the country.
31-Oct-2013 - Quintiles issued a mixed set of revised financial predictions for 2013, increasing its earnings per share forecast after a surge of new business wins and narrowing its service revenue.
30-Oct-2013 - Covance produced solid Q3 results as expected by analysts though whether the CRO can fire both early and late stage development cylinders at once remains a question.
15-Oct-2013 - Parexel has teamed up with Japanese trial management services firm Fuijitsu Systems West in an agreement that underlines the CROs eClinical growth ambitions in Asia.
08-Oct-2013 - CRO Quintiles says it is in favor of the voluntary sharing of de-identified and masked clinical and preclinical data that protects the interests of research participants and proprietary data, though...
26-Sep-2013 - Almac has launched an online tool which it says will increase accuracy and save money in managing the supply of clinical trial supplies.
19-Sep-2013 - iCTRS (inVentiv Clinical Trial Recruitment Solutions) has partnered with ViS Research to accelerate the way it evaluates clinical trial sites.