CWWeekly April 28th 2008 Issue
Friday, May 2, 2008
PeerView Acquires Veritas’ Clinical Trial Disclosure Business
Newtown, Pa.-based PeerView, a provider of medical journal publishing technology, acquired the clinical results disclosure platform from Cambridge, Mass.-based Veritas Medicine. The platform, called Veritas Clinical Trial Register (VCTR—or ‘victor’) was one of the last remaining pieces of Veritas’ business offerings after it discontinued its patient recruitment services and laid off a number of employees in February 2008.
Novotech Expanding in Asia-Pac, U.S.
Having opened offices in both Hydera-bad, India, and Seoul, Korea, recently, Novotech shared its plans for an ambitious expansion throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The Korean office has three employees, and India has a slightly different model with a manager and 26 monitors that Novotech has arranged to have through a partner and is therefore able to cover the entire country. Novotech’s plans do not stop with Asia-Pac. The company is also looking at opportunities for creating a bigger presence in North America to get closer to its clients there.
Other breaking news…
- New England Research Institutes in strategic partnership with Evidence Clinical and Pharmaceutical Research Institute…
- Phase Forward reports 26% first quarter revenue increase in 2008…
Company Profile: An interview with Dan Ulrey, president and chief executive officer, Midwest Clinical Support, Inc.
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