New CRO in Hong Kong to feed China
A new contract research organization (CRO) has opened in Hong Kong
and will be the only clinical trial site outside of China with the
approval of China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to
run oncology trials.
eClinical creeps across the globe
It has been another few weeks of activity for the budding eClinical
industry as sponsors across the globe continue to move away from
paper toward electronic reporting in clinical trials.
Covance, Kendle win CRO accolades
Covance and Kendle have won two industry accolades as part of Frost
& Sullivan's 2006 Best Practices Awards.
Charles River latest CRO to muscle in on Phase I
Charles River Laboratories is the latest in a series of large
contract research organisations making acquisitions to beef up
their Phase I capacity as this market sector remains hot.
ClinPhone buys DataLabs to dominate sector
eClinical services provider ClinPhone has bought electronic data
capture (EDC) vendor DataLabs in a bid to dominate the sector.
Vetter keeps on expanding lyophilisation services
Germany's Vetter Pharma-Fertigung has announced its plan to expand
its services by adding vial filling for lyophilised - or
freeze-dried - products to its portfolio.
Managing clinical risk in Eastern Europe
Running clinical trials in Eastern Europe has its pros and cons -
two industry veterans from Parexel discuss how best to manage the
Tandem teams up with Qualia
Tandem Labs has announced a new alliance with Qualia Clinical
Services only weeks after it also acquired PharmaKD.
CROs driving up drug costs, says report
Rising contract research organisation (CRO) and investigator fees
are being blamed in a new report as largely contributing to the
skyrocketing cost of new drugs.
Datatrak receives $3.3m from new business
Business is looking good for eClinical solutions provider Datatrak,
as the company has received commitments for six new projects from
three customers at an initial contract value of approximately $3.3m
Covalent Group bags $8.2m worth of contracts
Covalent Group has managed to bag itself $8.2m (€6.5m) worth of
clinical trial contracts with one pharma giant.
Solvay extends Quintiles partnership
Solvay Pharmaceuticals said it has decided to renew its clinical
development contract with Quintiles for further five years.
Synexus starts up in South Africa
UK-based Synexus Clinical Research is continuing its global
movements with the latest acquisition of South African outfit
Clinical Research Centers (CRC).
A world of outsourcing awaits - Part II clinical research
Pharma companies that aren't maximising their outsourcing potential
in clinical research may be wasting a world of opportunity.
OutsourcingPharma.com gives a brief run down of exactly what kinds
of services and providers are...
Clinphone heads down under
As the Asia-Pacific continues to be a hotspot for clinical trials
activity, e-clinical provider ClinPhone has opened its first office
in the region in the hope of gaining a head start.