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contract research organization

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CRO

Any privately financed, for-profit entity that performs industry-sponsored biomedical research. Health research is conducted in government-sponsored laboratories, e.g., the National Institutes of Health or the Center for Disease Control and Prevention; academic medical centers (such as those affiliated with a major university hospitals), and CROs.
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In a bid to boost profit margins, companies are outsourcing R&D and clinical trial activities to Contract Research Organizations (CRO) to achieve far more at a far lower cost.
LSI's recently published 1H05 Green Book Update: IT Spending Model 2004-2008 (doc # LSI1007) provides market sizing and forecast information on IT spending within the life science industry across 21 technology segments, six regions, and six buyer segments including academia, biotechnology companies, diagnostic and health screening companies, government agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and contract research organizations (CROs).
CORP will become a part of Medical Economics' CenterWatch (Boston, MA) unit, a provider of information on the management and conduct of clinical trials for consumers, pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations and research centers.
com/research/l97zn6/medical_devices_co) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Medical Devices Contract Research Organizations - Global Opportunity Assessment, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecasts to 2018" to their offering.
Table 11: Contract Research Organization Market to 2018, Market Share Analysis of Contract Research Organizations (%), 2011 77
Prior to joining Clinipace Worldwide in May 2011, Andrea held several senior management positions at contract research organizations including Medpace GmbH, TNS Healthcare, and Quintiles GmbH.
GlobalData's new report, "Medical Devices Contract Research Organizations - Global Opportunity Assessment, Competitive Landscape and Market Forecasts to 2018" provides key data, information and analysis on the global medical devices Contract Research Organizations (CRO) market.
com/research/1753f1/top_20_contract_re) has announced the addition of the "Top 20 Contract Research Organizations (CRO) - Asia-Pacific, Especially India and China, Positioned to Benefit from Rising Financial and Regulatory Pressures in Western Pharmaceutical Markets" report to their offering.
GBI Research has released its latest research "Top 20 Contract Research Organizations (CRO) - Asia-Pacific, Especially India and China, Positioned to Benefit from Rising Financial and Regulatory Pressures in Western Pharmaceutical Markets", which provides insights into drivers, barriers and trends in the outsourcing of drug development tin the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
Contract research organizations (CROs) are a growing trend among the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors as these companies look to reduce the costs of drug development.
Major Contract Research Organizations serving ADME/Tox industry are also covered in the corporate directory section of this report.
Major Contract Research Organizations and Universities serving apoptosis market are also covered in the Corporate Directory section of this report.

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