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The Drug Industry Association (DIA) Annual meeting took place this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from June 25 to 30.

Our coverage of the BIO International Convention June 6 to 9 2016, in San Francisco, California.  

Strategic partners, controlling the supply chain and what happens when something goes wrong, were just three of the subjects discussed at this year's Global Contract Manufacturing summit - Europe’s largest and leading event for the contract manufacturing community - in London, UK.

When the bioprocessing world headed towards New York's Javits Center in March 2014, our team of reporters were on call to bring you the best news and views from the show floor.

Ultravox and Ringo Starr shared differing opinions of Vienna, Austria but the outsourcing clinical world assembled here to discuss the prominent issues affecting CROs at the Partnerships in Clinical Trials Congress 2013.

And amongst the lively debates around strategic partnerships, AROs, CRAs and changing regulatory needs, sported its notepad and pen to bring you all the news as it happened.

In June, Boston became more than a feeling for the CROs, services providers and regulatory experts who gathered there for the 49th annual meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA). was there to track down the latest news and developments. Here's what we found out. 

The Global Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Event (GPCM) 2013 took place in the centre of London, UK on June 25-6.

Some of the major CMOs were present, along with both big and small pharma representatives discussing best practices for selecting third-party manufacturers, the current state of the industry, quality issues, global effect and regulatory challenges.

And of course was there too, reporting back the latest developments in the CMO world.

The outsourcing services sector gathered in Madrid, Spain in October for ICSE.

The editorial team were there to track down all the breaking news and speak with the movers and shakers about the latest industry trends.

Finding and retaining patients for clinical trials is a major headache for the pharmaceutical industry with, according to recent data, failure to find an adequate number of people to take part being the most common reason for study failure.

Such problems, combined with the drug industry's need to improve the efficiency of clinical research, are driving more and more drugmakers to use contract research organisations (CRO) to try and accelerate the recruitment process.

With this in mind the is holding Patient Recruitment Outsourcing 2011 , a conference bringing together thought leaders in the field of outsourced patient recruitment.

The event will take a strategic look at outsourcing of patient recruitment, discussing when to outsource, who to partner with and looking at how outsourcing can overcome the challenges of working in rare indications, in global locations or engaging with patients already overwhelmed with trial information.

To whet your appetite for the event has compiled a list of recent news impacting patient recruitment. See you in September.

A series of graphical data articles, created by Outsourcing-Pharma, to illustrate the scale of the global cancer crisis and identify hotspots. The series was created to accompany OncologyTrialsOutsourcing , an industry first, virtual conference hosted by Outsourcing-Pharma.

The Outsourcing-pharma team went to the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2011 conference in Chicago, US to cover all the breaking drug industry news and trends and speak with key pharmaceutical industry movers and shakers.

Oncology is one of the most active areas of research in the pharmaceutical industry with, according to recent PhRMA figures, more than 900 new cancer drugs being developed by US companies alone.

The contract research sector has been quick to recognise this demand with barely a week going by without news of a cancer trial partnership or new oncology-focused service launch.

With this trend in mind, on July 12th is holding Oncology Trials Outsourcing an industry-first virtual conference focused on the role outsourcing can play in the successful development of cancer drugs.

Experts from Cutting Edge Information, INC Research, Quintiles and Eli Lilly will lead our webinar programme, sharing their thoughts on the important issues and instantly fielding questions from you, our online audience.

Sign up to "attend" our innovative, online only event for free here .

The Outsourcing-pharma team went to the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) conference in New Orleans, US to cover all the breaking drug industry news and trends and speak with key pharmaceutical industry movers and shakers.

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