As contract research organisations (CROs) continue to search for
cost-effective countries in which to operate, the clinical trials
market is increasingly expanding into emerging economies. Central
and Eastern Europe are continuing...
Covance closed 2005 on a high after net revenues climbed 16.9 per
cent from 2004 to reach $1.19 bn (€1 bn). The current trend towards
outsourcing R&D, coupled with increased productivity and repeat
business has fuelled the company's...
Drug companies are leaning more heavily on contract research
organisations (CROs) to save costs in getting new drugs to market.
And it is paying off, with added benefits. Companies who rely on
CROs are also completing clinical trials...
Asia and India are continuing to attract a wave of foreign
outsourcing contracts in the pharma industry, as companies are
lured by productivity-and cost savings. However, these countries
are not yet reaching their potential, as fears...
Hill Top Research, one of the leading clinical research services
companies in the US, has positioned itself for growth after last
week's acquisition by Utah's DW Healthcare Partners, a private
equity firm focused on the...
UK's In2Focus Healthcare Technologies has formed a strategic
alliance with Canadian based IsaiX Technologies, to co-promote each
other's IT technology services for the pharma industry in Europe
and North America.
A new study is underway in the US to define the technical knowledge
and expertise required by professionals involved in drug product
development and manufacturing. The results will form a basis for a
new global credentialing program...
According to a new report, the costs of clinical development are
rising more rapidly in relation to the other parts of the R&D
process, placing greater emphasis on the recruitment of test
subjects, as clinical trial service...