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Top 10 CROs in Europe - 2018


As the CRO space continues experiencing radical changes, there is no doubt that clinical trials continue becoming increasingly complex. In this mix, the proliferation of precision medicine has further changed the face of CRO owing to the ubiquitous demand for innovative and efficient conduct trails. Primarily, for Europe-based CROs, the areas impacting the sphere are the globalization of CRO and strict regulatory guidelines by the EU Clinical Trials Directives. The EU Directive continues creating a challenge for trials in Europe-based CROs through reinvigorating compliance standards for leading CROs. This has further triggered the need for efficient trial methods for working on more targeted theories.

However, traditionally the industry focused on experiences of trial design and operations, but that process has its hurdles such as a change in protocol and other recruitment challenges. Today, CROs are navigating into trials through deploying evidence-driven design capabilities that can shorten study timelines, reduce protocol amendments, and subsequently bolster patience recruitment process with more precise targeting. The application of advanced technology and analytics is creating a new pool of opportunities for improving trial performance by bringing forth cutting-edge approaches for trial designs, site selections, and patient recruitments. For instance, virtual clinical trials can enable CROs to be more effective and patient-centric as it enables them to create to more personalized approach that reduces the burden on patients.

These emerging trends indicate that several factors will define the functionality of CROs. In this context, niche and boutique CROs have geared up to provide competitive solutions to customers and help them respond to the company requirements. To help companies select the right CIOs, Pharma Tech Outlook’s distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, and the editorial board has come with “Top 10 CROs in Europe - 2018.” In our selection process, we have evaluated the vendor’s competency to provide efficient as well cost-effective retail solutions and services.

    Top CROs in Europe

  • Provides services and solutions for patient recruitment and retention through medication adherence and technology-based interventions

  • Provider of clinical research offering innovative and non-conventional solutions of high quality for unmet pharmaceutical industry needs

  • Provides value-added services through digital applications combined with strong medical, regulatory and operational expertise for the clinical development of drugs and medical devices

  • MD Biosciences employs unparalleled scientific expertise in offering sophisticated research services, innovative bioproducts, and advanced diagnostic capabilities

  • Full service CRO providing tailored solution with expertise in managing trials

  • A contract research organization that offers clinically predictive preclinical efficacy services in oncology and skeletal diseases

  • Provider of clinical test services that helps pharmaceutical companies get a medical background for drug development and data management

  • Offers a comprehensive range of services to help its clients in the drug development process as a CRO

  • Independent clinical research services organization providing Regulatory and Clinical Operations services across Europe, Israel and Turkey

  • Provides a comprehensive suite of value-added services to the Pharmaceutical, Medical device, Diagnostics, and Healthcare sectors in industry and academia