CROs/Service Providers

Snapdragon Chemistry expands to new labs in Cambridge, MA

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Snapdragon Chemistry has moved to new lab facilities in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Snapdragon’s corporate partner, Zaiput Flow Technologies, has also moved to the 85 Bolton Street site. This co-location will enhance the collaboration of these strategic partners and accelerate the development of advanced continuous chemical manufacturing technologies and solutions.

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Eurotrials opens office in Mexico

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Eurotrials, a CRO specialized in Europe and Latin America, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Mexico City, Mexico. The new office strengthens the company’s presence in Latin America and further boosts its growth and expansion, providing full operational coverage in this key emergent region.

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LakePharma partners with Ampersand, acquires Blue Sky BioServices

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

LakePharma, a provider of integrated solutions covering the biologics CRO space, has acquired Blue Sky BioServices, a CRO specializing in protein and antibody production and assay services. The combined company will be known as LakePharma, and is now the largest dedicated biologics CRO in the U.S., providing a broad range of protein and antibody-related development services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets. Blue Sky BioServices is a portfolio company of Ampersand Capital Partners and as part of the transaction, Ampersand made an investment into LakePharma to support growth initiatives. 

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WuXi AppTec launches South Korea Branch

Monday, March 28, 2016

WuXi AppTec, an open-access R&D capability and technology platform company serving the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, has opened its branch office in Seoul, South Korea, one of the most dynamic life science innovation hubs in the Asia Pacific region.

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BioPharmaSpec expands into Asia

Thursday, March 24, 2016

BioPharmaSpec, a CRO providing a full range of characterization services for the biotechnology industry, is expanding its business in Asia with business development teams in India and the Asia Pacific region. This will allow scientists in the region to access BioPharmaSpec’s cost-effective, efficient characterization strategies and help accelerate the development of their biosimilars.

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Covance launches Mobile Health Solutions

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) has announced that Covance Drug Development has launched Mobile Health Solutions, a suite of new capabilities designed to help biopharmaceutical and technology companies navigate the rapidly evolving mobile health landscape. Covance’s Mobile Health Solutions suite provides regulatory consulting and validation services to help companies certify the accuracy and consistency of mobile devices and applications for use in clinical trials.

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