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Strategic rationale for clinical development outsourcing among the large pharmaceutical companies
Drugs discovered today can realistically cost upwards of 900 million dollars and around 12 years of development to reach a market. CRO's have been increasingly used by larger pharma to outsource their clinical research, allowing big pharma to shut down in-house R&D, in practice saving money.
There have been some issues however with the outsourcing of trials to CROs, including serious relationship break down with negative attitudes, failure to communicate between to the partners and some claiming CROs do not ‘get in the spirit' of the research following only the letter of the contract.
Don't miss SMi's 4th annual Managing Partnerships with CROs conference that will provide delegates with a comprehensive overview and analysis of outsourcing in the pharmaceutical sector, offering the unique opportunity to hear from representatives from Pharma, CRO and Academia with an emphasis on improving communication and creating strong and successful partnerships between all parties.
Key benefits of attending:
Two highly rated workshops, Peter Volker from Booz & Co the company that recently released a highly rated report with CRO ICON. Dr. Volker will discuss key issues on preparing for partnership and engagement models and success factors and Graeme Ladds who has worked with CROs for many years had developed his workshop to touch upon points for success, strategy for maintaining quality and multinational multiproduct outsourcing.
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For more information and to secure your place click here, alternatively contact Fateja Begum on email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. +44 0 207 827 6194
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