The Top 20 Contract Research Organisations In The United Kingdom

  • ID: 836084
  • Report
  • Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
  • 48 Pages
  • Research Facts Ltd
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  • Bio Kinetic Europe Ltd.
  • Epistem
  • INC Research
  • Matrix Clinical
  • NorthWise Services
  • Parexel
  • MORE
The CRO industry in Europe is predicted to experience double-digit growth over the next five years due to both growth in drug development and the increasing use of outsourcing by pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

There are numerous Contract Research Organisations in the United Kingdom. This report profiles the Top 20. These companies offer their sponsors a full range of outsourced services including: product development, formulation and manufacturing; clinical trial management (preclinical through phase IV); clinical, medical and safety monitoring; preclinical, toxicology, and clinical laboratory services for processing trial samples; data management, biostatistics and medical writing services; regulatory affairs support; and many other complementary services.

Outsourcing offers a number of advantages including access to medical and clinical knowledge in specific therapeutic areas and knowledge of regulatory affairs in a particular country of interest. The CRO’s profiled in this report have expertise in therapeutic areas from Cancer to CNS to Cardiovascular and they are located right across the United Kingdom.

Profile information for each company typically includes:

- Company Contact Information - Address, Telephone and Fax Numbers, Email and Website Address
- Key Company Decision Makers - From CEO and Main Board, to Key Senior Managers
- Specialised fields such as Company Description, Services, Therapeutic Areas, Parent Company, Year Established, Number of Employees and Turnover.

Report Target Market:

1) Contract Research Organisations

Usage: competitive analysis and strategic partner/alliance identification

2) Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Medical Device Companies

This report is very useful to pharmaceutical, biotechnology & medical device companies who wish to identify the Top 20 CRO’s in the United Kingdom by services offered, therapeutic expertise, size or location.

3) CRO Suppliers

This report is perfect for suppliers to CRO’s who wish to identify top potential customers.

4) CRO, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology And Medical Device Associations

The Top 20 Contract Research Organisations In The United Kingdom is a useful reference tool for CRO, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device associations.

Note: Most people will be aware of some of the major Contract Research Organisations in the United Kingdom but this report looks at all 20 of the Top CRO’s there – companies like Veeda Clinical Research – a Plymouth, Devon based CRO that has conducted well over 500 phase I studies and who was named Frost and Sullivan’s “Partner of Choice” for phase I studies in 2007.

Report data field structure is as follows:

Company Name
Mailing Address

Street Address
Parent Company Name
Year Established
Number of Employees
Key Executives
Company Description
Therapeutic Areas
Turnover €m
Location Status

The Top 20 Contract Research Organisations In the United Kingdom is the third in a series of reports that Research Facts has published this year on CRO’s.

Research Facts is a world leader in life sciences publishing. It was established in Dublin, Ireland in 2004. It’s partners have over forty years combined experience in the business information industry. Research Facts’ customers include most of the major diagnostics, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies e.g. Roche, Abbott, Quintiles, Johnson & Johnson, Wyeth, GlaxoSmithKline, Medtronic, Genzyme, Siemens Medical etc..

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Author: The scientific advisor on this report was Katie Ryan. Katie has advanced degrees in physiology and medicine from Trinity College Dublin and is currently undertaking research there on neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration.

Contract Research Organisations, CRO’s, Outsourcing, Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, United Kingdom.
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Bio Kinetic Europe Ltd.

Charles River

Chiltern International Inc.


i3 Global

INC Research


Matrix Clinical

MDS Pharma Services

NorthWise Services

Omnicare Clinical Research




Premier Research

Quintiles Transnational Corp.

Simbec Research, Ltd.

Veeda Clinical Research UK

William Harvey Research Ltd.

Worldwide Clinical Trials, Inc.
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