Europe

Four clinical research firms become one global services organization to target niche areas

Monday, September 20, 2010

Four small and mid-sized clinical research service companies—Averion International, Trio Clinical Research, Fulcrum Pharma and Clin-Research/ADDPLAN—have merged into one global biopharmaceutical and medical device development services organization that will focus on niche areas, including adaptive trials and new technologies, which can help sponsors make decisions about their drug candidates faster.

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Quintiles relocates European HQ

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Quintiles, a global contract research organization (CRO), announced that it is  relocating its European headquarters to within 30 minutes of Heathrow Airport at Green Park, Reading , England, overlooking the M4 motorway. 

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Synexus Expands Operations in Poland

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Synexus, an international recruiter and operator of clinical trials, is expanding its operations in Gdynia, Poland. It has also recently increased the capacity of its original center in Wroclaw. The new dedicated research center in Gdynia will have the capacity for four full-time investigators and will include a wide range of diagnostic instruments to cover Synexus’ expanding therapy area coverage. Dr. Radoslaw Janiak, Synexus Country Manager for Poland, said, “Being part of Synexus’ worldwide operations means that we are increasingly involved in large global clinical trials. We are able to recruit the right numbers of patients within the right time frame, and that’s exactly what sponsors are looking for. We are seeing considerable interest from a number of leading Pharmas and CROs who are keen on the developments we have under way to increase our capacity here.” Manchester, England-based Synexus has been operating in Poland since 2006 and expanded its operations there in 2009 when it acquired three new dedicated research centers in Warsaw, Gdynia and Katowice, following its takeover of CLCC.

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