Friday, February 26, 2010
Raleigh, N.C.-based CRO INC Research launched an alliance partnerships program to create and manage strategic alliances with pharmaceutical and biotech customers. The company said it hopes to create relationships with customers based on joint strategic objectives rather than service agreements.
Quintiles added anatomic pathology to the service offerings it provides at its central laboratory in Beijing, China. The new services complement assay development, digital pathology and core lab offerings, which the Beijing facility already offers to help customers comply with China’s restrictions on tissue import and export.
UK-based Chiltern International opened a new, larger office in Argentina, replacing the contract research organization’s (CRO’s) existing facility in that country. This is Chiltern’s fifth new office to open in the past year. The CRO opened offices in Hungary, Belgium, Scotland and Brazil in 2009.