CROs/Service Providers

Worldwide Clinical Trials opens new facility in St. Petersburg, Russia

Monday, May 9, 2016

Worldwide Clinical Trials has opened a new, larger depot site in St. Petersburg, Russia. The new facility—at 1,300 square meters in size—allows for the storage and distribution of a wide range of clinical trial materials with special requirements and conditions for storage, as well as distribution. The new location is one of several Worldwide Clinical Trials depots located in Russia, Georgia and Ukraine.

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Precision for Medicine acquires Applied Immunology

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Precision for Medicine, part of the Precision Medicine Group, has acquired Applied Immunology, which focuses in the creation and delivery of custom cell-based and immunoassay solutions. Applied Immunology supports innovative and targeted therapeutics developers across all areas, ranging from immuno-oncology to rare diseases to biosimilars from research to post-approval. Applied Immunology’s client base includes some of the most pioneering new venture-backed startups, along with many major global pharmaceutical firms. 

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Veristat acquires UK-based CRO Spero Oncology

Monday, May 2, 2016

Veristat, a full service CRO, is expanding its clinical research offerings into Europe through the acquisition of U.K.-based CRO Spero Oncology. Spero Oncology specializes in providing clinical operations support for oncology clinical trials primarily throughout Europe, but also in Australia and New Zealand. With the acquisition of Spero Oncology, Veristat now offers its clients full clinical operations support in Europe including feasibility studies, legal representation in the European Union, clinical monitoring, project management, protocol writing and regulatory strategy.

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Interventional Concepts, ACRES ink alliance for Colombia

Friday, April 29, 2016

Interventional Concepts, a CRO for innovative pharma, biotech and medtech development-stage companies proposing to conduct clinical trials in Colombia, and the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a multi-sector nonprofit operating in the public interest and committed to transforming the global clinical research environment, have announced a strategic alliance, joining Interventional Concepts with current ACRES Allies in their efforts to build ACRES’ shared global clinical research system.

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WCCT Global opens offices in Seoul, South Korea

Friday, April 29, 2016

WCCT Global, a full-service CRO, is announcing the opening of an office and clinical operations in Seoul, Korea. With the expansion of operations into South Korea, the company is poised to further establish itself as a global CRO. The expansion is a part of the company’s efforts to increase its capacity for conducting high quality clinical research in one of Asia’s fastest-growing countries for biopharmaceutical development.

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Medrio, Clinartis partner

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Medrio, a Software as a Service (SaaS) company providing cloud-based data management capabilities to clinical researchers, and Clinartis, a CRO providing clinical trial services in the U.S. and Europe, have announced a new partnership under Medrio’s Partner Program. Clinartis and Medrio have cultivated a business relationship through numerous phase I studies for which the CRO has utilized Medrio’s flagship phase I-focused product, m1.

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