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.
22-Aug-2013 - Private equity group Parthenon Capital Partners has acquired eClinical services firm Bracket from US pharmacy benefit management organization Express Scripts.
23-Jul-2013 - The EFPIA and PhRMA are targeting an "army" of patient groups to lobby EU plans to publish clinical trial data, according to a leaked memo.
23-Jul-2013 - China’s top CRO Wuxi Apptec has purchased a remote clinical trial monitoring tool that will allow its toxicology clients log onto a secure Web site to view data from on-going studies....
08-Jul-2013 - AstraZeneca has selected the Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) to help develop oncology compounds using molecular profiling to more accurately predict a patient's response.
03-Jul-2013 - The antiquated process of evaluating clinical trial sites through paper questionnaires may be coming to an end thanks to a new online platform.
01-Jul-2013 - Sponsors are piling on more responsibilities for their CRO partners, but the question of how that will translate into increases in risk and profit sharing is a point of contention.