CROs/Service Providers

Covance, Frenova Renal Research collaborate

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 02:23 PM

Covance, a Princeton, N.J.-based global drug development services company, and Frenova Renal Research, a Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) company based in Waltham, Mass., have announced a new research collaboration designed to find more effective treatments for patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD).

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Parexel expands Perceptive Partner Program, adds CRF Health and Clinical Ink

Monday, September 15, 2014 12:41 PM

Parexel International, a Massachusetts-based global biopharmaceutical services organization, has announced that clinical technology companies CRF Health, a provider of electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions for global clinical trials, and Clinical Ink, a Winston-Salem, N.C.-based eSource solutions company, have joined its Perceptive Partner Program. 

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PRA Health Sciences files for initial public offering

Monday, September 15, 2014 12:37 PM

PRA Health Sciences, a Raleigh, N.C.-based CRO, has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of shares of its common stock by PRA Health Sciences and an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (the selling stockholder). The number of shares to be offered and the price range has not yet been determined.

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Quintiles launches new customer solution

Monday, September 15, 2014 12:21 PM

Global CRO Quintiles has launched the Quintiles Emerging Biopharma Solution, a new offering designed to meet the unique clinical development needs and goals of emerging biopharmaceutical companies in the global marketplace.

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Medidata, Icon partner to bring efficiencies to ePRO

Thursday, September 11, 2014 01:40 PM

Medidata, a NewYork-based global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, and global CRO Icon have formed a joint initiative designed to bring new efficiencies to the administration of electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePROs) in clinical trials. The new offering provides sponsors with an ePRO solution that reduces costs, saves time and enhances patient engagement.

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Almac’s releases clinical supply chain management service

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 03:02 PM

Almac, a contract development and manufacturing organization headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, has released a new clinical Supply Chain Management (SCM) service as a response to growth in demand for biologics and global trials.

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genae opens offices in Dubai

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 02:59 PM

genae, a global CRO based in Antwerp, Belgium, has opened a new office in Dubai, a joint effort with clinicians from the region, including cardiologist Dr. Ibrahim Al Rashdan.

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AMRI's expands discovery biology offerings

Monday, September 8, 2014 01:52 PM

Albany Molecular Research (AMRI), a New York-based global CRO, has expanded into the protein market, with an initial focus on protein expression and purification. The global revenue of the total proteomics market is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of about 4.1% to about $9.2 billion by 2018.

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PPD acquires RCT Logic's exclusive license to clinical trial design technology

Monday, September 8, 2014 01:50 PM

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a Wilmington, N.C.-based CRO, has acquired RCT Logic's exclusive license from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for the portfolio of patents related to its sequential parallel comparison design (SPCD).

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Almac forms academic-industry collaboration to develop green chemicals

Monday, September 8, 2014 01:48 PM

Almac, a contract development and manufacturing organization, is collaborating with Bangor University in Wales and Hockley International, a manufacturer and exporter of environmental health and industrial chemical products, on a synthetic biology project to develop novel routes to chemicals. 

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