It’s a lot more complicated than a simple technology – says Iqvia global head of virtual trials, who shares four lessons learned during a discussion at the company’s headquarters in Research Triangle Park.
Clinical trials are less safe today as researchers are inundated with increasing amounts of data and new processes developed in part by CROs, which have created “tier upon tier of bureaucracy,” argues industry expert, who warns that things are getting...
The MI-based CRO MMS Holdings is among the team at the Health Analytics Collective, a research group hoping to reduce the need for new clinical trials by using readily available data – and an MIT-incubated programming language.
August Research is adding clinical trial operations in Georgia and Moldova, expanding the CRO’s reach in Central and Eastern Europe – a less developed market with “fewer competitive trials and lower costs,” says CEO.
Biorasi plans to scale several aspects of its global CRO business following a PE investment – and while it does not plan to “buy size,” smaller strategic acquisitions are not out of the question, says company executive.
QPS has expanded its Phase I clinical trial capabilities by more than 20% and doubled its lab space, which will allow the CRO to accommodate ‘exponentially more sponsors’ as demand continues to increase.
US non-clinical contract research firm Wil Research Laboratories has reduced its 700 strong workforce by 4 per cent, citing a drop in business due to the global economic downturn as the basis for the cuts.
With M&A activity dominating Big Pharma's agenda at the moment, the contract research market is having to evolve and adapt to the turbulent environmnet. Outsourcing-pharma asked Frost & Sullivan analyst Barath Shankar to offer his opinion...
in-PharmaTechnologist.com presents its round up of the latest developments in contract research, including CTI partnering to access Latin America, Encorium signing contracts worth $13.5m and Omnicare setting up in Sweden.