Pfizer has named InVentiv as its fourth preferred partner. (Image: iStock)

Pfizer names inVentiv as 4th CRO

By Melissa Fassbender

After much speculation, inVentiv Health has announced that it has been selected by Pfizer as one of its preferred partners.

Increased oversight and sponsor involvement will be key to CRO partnerships and is a

Pfizer sticks with Parexel and Icon

By Melissa Fassbender

After much speculation, Pfizer has confirmed it will renew its service agreements with its largest contract research organization customers – as analysts suspected. 

While the renewals are a topic of concern for investors, analysts believe both CROs will see a re-up. (Image: iStock/shironosov)

Will Pfizer renew with Icon, Parexel? Analyst says yes

By Melissa Fassbender

This month marks the renewal period for Pfizer’s contract research organizations’ Icon and Parexel, and while revenues have been declining, analysts believe the pharma giant will renew with both companies.

Novasep signs deals to build in Japanese market

Novasep signs deals to build in Japanese market

By Gareth Macdonald

Novasep has signed two partnership agreements for the Japanese markets.  The agreements were with Allied Laboratories, a life science and chemical consulting company, and with AR Brown, which will represent Novasep’s CMO services in the Japanese market. 


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