Dealing with Changes in the Marketplace: Mergers and Acquisitions in the CRO Industry and their Impact on Sponsors




In a changing clinical development landscape, ensuring successful relationship management during M&A's is crucial to succeed in a climate of tightening resources. In this video presentation Pasi Piitulainen, Senior Director, Business & Science Affairs at Actelion Pharmaceuticals, discusses how to respond to changes in the marketplace, mergers and acquisitions in the CRO industry and their impact on sponsors.

Presented at IQPC's Global Clinical Outsourcing Fourm in May 2010.

Piitulainen discusses:

  • Assessing the changes in the marketplace: how it was and how it is
  • Insights to ensure the success of my trial when "my CRO" has been acquired by another company
  • Looking forward: are things changing?
  • Best practices to successfully continue running trials with new partners

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