CROs/Service Providers

AMRI to acquire Aptuit drug development, aseptic manufacturing businesses

Friday, January 9, 2015 02:01 PM

Albany Molecular Research (AMRI), a global contract research and manufacturing organization, has acquired the outstanding equity interests of Aptuit's Glasgow, U.K., business and has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aptuit's SSCI/West Lafayette, Ind., business, for a total of $60 million, expanding AMRI's drug product development and aseptic clinical manufacturing capabilities.

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WuXi PharmaTech acquires NextCODE Health

Friday, January 9, 2015 01:58 PM

WuXi PharmaTech, an open-access R&D capability and technology platform company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries with operations in China and the U.S., has acquired NextCODE Health, a genomic analysis and bioinformatics company with operations in the U.S. and Iceland, for $65 million in cash.

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Clinical Network Services establishes U.S. operations

Thursday, January 8, 2015 12:57 PM

Clinical Network Services (CNS), an integrated product development company based in Australia, New Zealand and the U.K., providing planning, implementation and delivery of preclinical through phase II trials, has established an office in the U.S. CNS also has appointed Megan Hill business development manager in the U.S.

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CRF Health gains private equity investment, new majority shareholder, to help fuel expansion

Thursday, January 8, 2015 12:52 PM

CRF Health, a global provider of electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) solutions for the life sciences industry, has announced a significant investment of funds managed and advised by Vitruvian Partners, a London-based private equity firm, subject only to customary regulatory approvals.

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Certara’s Synchrogenix acquires ClinGenuity

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 12:57 PM

Synchrogenix, the regulatory and medical consultancy of Certara, a Princeton, N.J.-based global biosimulation technology-enabled drug development and drug safety consulting company, has acquired ClinGenuity, a Cincinnati-based artificial intelligence-assisted medical writing service. Their combined team now will include more than 200 regulatory and medical writers with experience in document development for the FDAEMA and other global regulatory organizations.

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Sciformix expands, adds new office in the U.K.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 12:56 PM

Sciformix, a scientific process organization (SPO) located in Westborough, Mass., has opened a new office in Manchester, U.K., expanding its global presence and footprint to include the European region. Sciformix supports life science organizations with high quality services in safety and risk management, regulatory affairs and operations and clinical research and post-approval support.

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Date set for arbitration trial between CEL-SCI and inVentiv

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 12:45 PM

CEL-SCI, a biotechnology company based in Vienna, Va., has announced that the trial in its ongoing arbitration against CRO inVentiv Clinical currently is scheduled for May 4.

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Mapi completes acquisition of Optum Life Sciences services

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 08:00 AM

Mapi, a global health research and commercialization services company, has completed the acquisition of select Optum Life Sciences services, including North American and European Regulatory Consulting, Late Phase CRO and European Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) teams.

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UPS to acquire Polish healthcare logistics company Poltraf

Monday, January 5, 2015 12:51 PM

UPS has agreed to terms with Poland-based investment fund ORTIE to acquire its pharmaceutical logistics company Poltraf. The acquisition will further strengthen UPS' healthcare experience and network in Europe, enabling compliant logistics services to customers for streamlining their product supply to the fast-growing healthcare markets of Central and Eastern Europe.

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PPD, SNBL form Japanese clinical development joint venture

Monday, January 5, 2015 12:33 PM

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a global CRO based in Wilmington, N.C., and Japan-based Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL) have formed a joint venture to provide a full range of clinical development services in Japan, including phase I-IV clinical trial monitoring, project management, site intelligence and activation, biostatistics, data management, medical writing, pharmacovigilance, regulatory and FSP services.

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