Sponsors 2014

  • Almac

    Almac provides the most comprehensive array of services extending from research through pharmaceutical and clinical development to product commercialization.  We enable a comprehensive view of the clinical trial supply chain and have supported thousands of studies around the world.  Working with biopharmas of all sizes, we deliver specialized solutions to efficiently plan, forecast and manage clinical supplies. Our dedicated team of supply chain managers and suite of integrated services, including best-in-class clinical trial supply management solutions and industry-leading IXRS® capabilities, enable a unified approach throughout the entire life of the trial.  Services include supply planning and distribution, packaging and labeling, technology implementation, patient management and eCOA, and project oversight – all via a unified study start-up and management approach that optimizes every level of the supply chain.

  • BARC

    For over 27 years, BARC provides Pharma companies and Biotechs with central lab service in routine and specialized testing in clinical pathology, histocytopathology and genetics. BARC laboratories routinely have a medical clinical pathology activity, thus ensuring that the tests offered are also performed on a daily basis for diagnostic purposes, patients stratification, staging, therapeutic indication and follow-up. Equipped with cutting-edge technologies, BARC’s experts are specialists in their medical field for delivering far beyond testing: at BARC, they act as genuine partners for our customers and are fully integrated in their R&D processes, thus providing a critical advantage in the more and more complex clinical trials involving specialized testing. BARC ‘s testing portfolio includes over 2.500 tests from routine to highly specialized companion tests. Proven technology transfer capabilities make BARC a partner of choice for demanding clinical trials involving the latest technologies or new substrates. Flexibility and commitment of our experienced and dedicated teams are the corner stones of BARC’s offer for providing its customers with seamless processes and high added value service. BARC is a part of Cerba European Lab (http://www.cerba-european-lab.com/) is a European leader in clinical pathology ranging from first intention to highly specialized tests including central laboratory facilities for clinical trials.

  • Biocair

    Biocair (www.biocair.com) is a Specialist Logistics Provider to the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries. Our provision of comprehensive logistics solutions to the scientific community globally is based on the highest levels of care, expertise, precision and compliance. We allow our customers to focus on their core role within the clinical trial process be it research and development, central laboratory analysis or investigational product handling. We manage your logistics so that you don’t have to.

  • Dotmatics

    Dotmatics delivers a ready-to-use platform to capture, register, share, collaborate, query, visualize and analyze all the information and knowledge generated in the modern, highly collaborative scientific industries. Dotmatics has significant expertise in scientific informatics, including database management for chemistry and biologics, electronic laboratory notebooks, chemical and biological registration, screening data management, SAR analysis, reporting, and visualization. The enterprise solutions are flexible, scalable and configurable, providing effective scientific information management across entire organizations, from discovery research to development and early manufacturing.

  • LabCorp Clinical Trials

    LabCorp Clinical Trials is a division of Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (NYSE: LH). As a pioneer in genomic testing and the commercialization of new diagnostic technologies, LabCorp is one of the world's largest clinical laboratories. With annual revenues of $5.7 billion in 2012, over 34,000 employees worldwide, and more than 220,000 clients, LabCorp offers a broad test menu ranging from routine blood analyses to reproductive genetics to DNA sequencing.

    LabCorp Clinical Trials supports pharmaceutical and drug development companies around the world with timely, efficient and innovative laboratory testing services for their clinical trial programs. We provide a broad portfolio of state-of-the-art laboratory services to provide full-service support of centralized testing at our wholly owned central labs in Belgium, China, Singapore and the United States – including Phase I-IV trials, esoteric testing, biomarker development and validation, new method development and companion diagnostics. Our scientific, operations, and data management teams deliver a broad range of expertise – providing knowledgeable study-design support, access to leading-edge tests, and exceptional quality assurance. We also offer a broad menu of routine safety and complex esoteric tests across all therapeutic areas to support drug development trials. From large global safety studies to the most sophisticated esoteric tests – we have the people, resources, and capabilities to exceed expectations.

  • SFS Pharma Logistics

    SFS Pharma Logistics, a specialty courier specialises in the transportation of time critical and temperature sensitive pharmaceutical shipments since 2006.  SFS has global presence in Asia, Europe, USA and South Africa.SFS uses high performance range of packaging solutions with superior thermal protection for temperature sensitive payloads to maintain the integrity of the samples.

    We have made this reusable solution very affordable to our clients as all our offices are equipped with the same type of packaging solutions hence there is no requirement to recover the boxes.   We undergo strict training and certification by specialist vendors to ensure that reusable packaging solutions are sterile before each use which reduces wastages and contributes to our carbon footprint.Quality is of paramount to SFS, hence each office is harmonised to the same criteria of Standard Operating Procedures to deliver consistency in services.  This is achieved thru e-learning and group training conducted twice annually to guarantee a high level of standards.

    Our expertise in customs clearance and in-depth knowledge on regulatory requirements also offers expedited door to door delivery. Our proprietary track and trace system offers us full chain of custody and visibility throughout the transportation process.