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Certified Designers

There’s that old saying that “you’re known by the company you keep.” Given that IBM Clincial Development works with some of the most successful Clinical Research Organizations (CRO) — around the block and around the world — we, and you, are in good company, indeed. Interested in becoming a certifed designer? Visit our Get Certified section for more information about this program.

Here’s a list of IBM Clinical Development Certified Designers:

cro_adds Advanced Drug and Device Services SAS (ADDS) is a leading European Service Provider, Contract Research and Safety Organization with offices in France, Czech Republic and Israel. Advanced Drug and Device Services SAS is a member of the Pan European Service Provider QPS-ADDS Ltd.



Advanced Clinical is a full-service CRO focused on providing a sustainable impact for clients and consultants in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Through a value-based approach, we combine experience with proven tools and methodologies to deliver solutions at the lowest total cost of ownership. Through our accelerated, innovative solutions, we help create net profit impact for clients.


Axio Research Axio'sclinical data management team delivers solutions that address all aspects of the clinical trial process—from development of the protocol through report writing—with uncompromising accuracy and adherence to the highest data management standards. Our work pivots on industry recognized and FDA-compliant data management systems that enable us to deliver high-quality output with confidence. Our team has extensive data management experience spanning preclinical through Phase IV development as well as a broad range of therapeutic areas, using both paper and EDC systems. To facilitate decision-making, we customize data metrics and study management reports to your needs.


bioprecision-group BioPrecision Group is a fast growing Clinical Research Organization that provides full-service clinical solutions for medical, device, pharmaceutical, and emerging biotechnology companies. Our dedicated team approach, deep industry experience, and robust processes allow us to meet your study objectives, timelines and budgets. With BioPrecision Group, you get the attention, dedication, flexibility and partnership you deserve.


cro_bestudy Bestudy is one of the leading CROs that provides high-quality clinical studies service for domestic and overseas pharmaceutical and medical device enterprises in the country. Bestudy provides professional technical solutions and services for clinical studies in the fields of medicine, medical device and biological products. Headquartered in Shanghai, we have subsidiaries in Beijing, Guangzhou and Chengdou with business operations in many central cities and regions across the country.


cro_bestudy Biorasi is a global, full-service CRO specializing in challenging trials. Founded in 2002, and with offices around the globe, Biorasi sets itself apart from other CROs by focusing on rigorous project management methodology and an innovative approach to data-driven trial design and execution, powered by our proprietary TALOS™ platform. Our dedication to our sponsors and to effective project management principles allows us to deliver Clinical Research Optimized™ in every trial, and is backed by our promise: every study on time and on budget. Biorasi’s processes have led to it being recognized as a leader in the CRO space for complex trials and a reliable go-to partner for study rescues.



BioStata is a CRO specialized in Data Management, Statistics and DMC. BioStata is established by Bjarne Bodin, privately owned by the founder and partner Peter Lipczak. BioStats offers all data Biometrics services required in conducting clinical trials, from writing a protocol, randomisation, submission (partner), monitoring (partner), data management, statistics and reporting.

BioStats is also the Permanent office of the International Society of BioStatistics (ISCB).


Cato Research

Cato Research (CATO) is an international regulatory and clinical contract research organization (CRO) that has been delivering successful outcomes for its clients for more than 27 years. Through highly qualified and experienced personnel located in offices across North America, Europe, Israel, and South Africa, supported by strategic alliances with selected regional CROs, CATO offers tried-and-trusted international coverage.

Visit www.cato.com to learn more.


Chiltern,a global contract research organization, is the leading mid-sized provider of clinical solutions in a variety of specialty areas and engagement models for biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Chiltern’s team of more than 4,200, located across 47 countries, provides comprehensive Clinical Development, Medical & Scientific Affairs, Data & Analysis, Pharmacovigilance, Strategic Regulatory and Clinical Supplies services using a collaborative approach to maximize efficiency and minimize delays.

Visit www.chiltern.com to learn more about how Chiltern is Designed Around You.


At Cytel, our mission is to improve success rates in the clinical development of drugs and devices crucial for human welfare. We do this by improving the design and implementation of clinical trials through the innovative application of statistical science, operations research, and information technology. We provide unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers. Our knowledge is available in the form of both software and services. This knowledge, supported by our trial implementation capabilities, is what makes us different. We are leaders in the design and implementation of adaptive clinical trials.



Datapharm is Australia’s original full service contract research organisation (CRO) providing full clinical trial services from Clinical Trial Site Selection, Regulatory and Site Set-up, Clinical Trial Monitoring Services, Data Management, Statistics, Medical and Scientific Writing, Medical Monitoring and Pharmacovigilance, Quality Control Processes and GCP Auditing. Datapharm’s clients include large international pharmaceutical companies, local and international biotechnology companies, device manufacturers, producers of alternative therapies, private and hospital based investigators.


Eurotrials, Scientific Consultants, is a privately owned company founded in Lisbon in 1995 by members of academia, medical community and pharmaceutical industry. It specialises in clinical research and scientific consultancy in the area of health and currently operates in Europe, Latin America and Africa. Eurotrials’ close collaboration with medical and regulatory institutions is an essential success factor that has been recognized by its partners, i.e. the pharmaceutical and international biotechnology industry, regulatory agencies, universities and clinical research centres, CROs and the agro-food industry. The company’s success stands on pillars that have marked its personality since it was founded: creativity in finding solutions, unique technology, multidisciplinary expertise solid experience and quality. It is qualified to participate in all the steps of any clinical, translational or epidemiological research project, from the initial research question to the final output.


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GIR provides global clinical trial expertise. GIR is a highly skilled, results-driven organization committed to operational excellence in the management and conduct of clinical trials. We recognize the importance of our customers’ needs in building relationships with our innovative, professional staff that consistently conveys our core values.


cro_inno INNO Clinical Outcomes is more than just another CRO. Our mission is to provide clinical research, strategic resourcing and consulting services with unmatched integrity and transparency to deliver the outcomes essential for our clients to move new products to market. Our proven management team ensures that sponsors reach the outcomes necessary to move new products to market with speed, accuracy and the quality necessary to ensure drug safety, compliance and widespread approval. Our approach in today's new world of healthcare is intelligent, critically honest and backed by a history of verifiable results.


cro_ncgs NCGS Incorporated, founded in 1984, is a CRO with a history of proven quantifiable success. NCGS focuses only on complex areas of clinical development: oncology-hematology, infectious disease, critical care and CNS in both adult and pediatric populations. In 29 years of operation, NCGS has worked on the approval or expanded approval of 29 drug, biologic, diagnostic and device products and has had no FDA Warning Letters/483s. Our unique business model has been specifically designed to overcome the challenges inhibiting our industry today. We employ only 10-plus-year tenured staff with cross-functional expertise in clinical operations, regulatory compliance and auditing. Our global footprint spans North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific Rim and Australia. Core Competencies include: Clinical Project Management, Monitoring, Site Management, and Regulatory Start-Up, Site Contract, Grants Negotiation, Site and Vendor Payment, Administration, Clinical and Regulatory GCP Compliance Auditing, Safety Monitoring and Medical Monitoring, Clinical Data Management and Biostatistics.


cro_neri NERI’s clinical research group is one of the nation’s leading scientific teams in this area, offering clients an unmatched depth of knowledge and experience. The clinical team works with a wide range of sponsors to conduct domestic and international clinical trials involving drugs, medical devices and observational studies. Our fundamental goal is to work with clients to design and execute clinical trials that answer study hypotheses unequivocally. A unique strength of NERI’s clinical research group is its skill in working with challenging patient populations. NERI has conducted numerous clinical studies involving rare conditions, vulnerable patients (e.g., infants), underserved populations, surgical procedures, and novel outcome assessments. Our clinical research group is adept at training clinical sites on standardized protocols to ensure the collection of high-quality clinical data.



Nordic Bioscience is a biotech organization with research facilities in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company has three divisions: Biomarkers & Research, Clinical Development, and the Laboratory. We are a group with the capacity and specialist expertise to develop protocols for, manage and support studies ranging from those in early preclinical phases to the pivotal phase IIIs required for marketing authorization.  We incorporate, where relevant, our novel biomarkers for diagnosis and monitoring of disease progression.



NorthWise Services offers a range of services and products to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, in support of the complete clinical trial process and beyond. Core services include data management, statistics and medical writing. These are supplemented by other services and products which are offered through strategic working alliances. Outside the pharmaceutical industry, NorthWise Services can offer services wherever data handling is a requirement.



Novella Clinical, a Quintiles company, is a full-service clinical research organization (CRO) with headquarters in Morrisville, NC and operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Novella specializes in serving the unique needs of small and mid-sized oncology companies, and medical device companies of all sizes. Founded in 1998, Novella integrates deep clinical and therapeutic expertise, operational excellence, and a superior level of customer service to streamline product development.



Pharm-Olam International is a global contract research company with a presence in over 40 countries, offering a wide range of comprehensive clinical research services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. From Phase I to Phase IV, Pharm-Olam focuses on delivering the highest quality data, achieving targeted enrollment, and meeting projected timelines.



PPCE offers cost effective clinical data management, bio-statistics and medical writing services for paper based, electronic and hybrid studies. Solutions used are validated, world renowned and regulatory compliant across the globe. Fully validated, 21 CFR Part 11 compliant platforms enable PPCE to offer its clients world-class tools for highquality data.



ProSciento, Inc. is a full-scope clinical R&D service provider exclusively focused on diabetes, obesity and NAFLD/NASH. ProSciento’s team of experts in clinical development work with clients throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia to support their metabolic drug and device candidates from IND/CTA and NDA/ANDA regulatory filing to final report publication and licensing support. The company’s experience in early phase clinical research for metabolism is unparalleled, having completed more phase I/II diabetes studies in the U.S. than any other provider.

Visit www.prosciento.com to learn more.


Regulatory and Clinical Research Institute, Inc. (RCRI) is a strategic consulting firm with comprehensive operational services supporting the medical product development life cycle.  RCRI specializes in the medical device, in-vitro diagnostic, biologic, and combination product spaces and provides expert advisors and exact practices in regulatory affairs, quality systems, clinical research, health economics and market access.  RCRI offers the experience needed to develop a complete clinical strategic plan that meets your business goals and also provides the clinical study services necessary to carry-out your planned clinical strategy from study start-up, data management, monitoring, site management, Biostatistics, and medical writing to full Regulatory support. RCRI is a quality driven organization and is ISO 9001:2008 certified.



SGS experts understand how important it is to select the right partner for your clinical research. This is why we have created a robust package of Clinical Research Services that can be trusted to deliver to the highest standards throughout your clinical trials – from Phase I through Phase IV clinical trials to post-approval and the marketing of new products.

As a world-leading CRO with more than 35 years’ experience in clinical research and international reach, SGS is uniquely placed to help you design, develop and implement clinical trial solutions that meet your specific needs. With a strong focus on first-in human trials and Infectious disease clinical trials, our aim is to help optimize your clinical timelines and support regulatory submissions to bring your product to market quickly and safely.



In this marketplace, many organizations want to sell you full-service solutions that suit their way of doing business. Not us. At Sourcia, we’re independent, so we’re only interested in creating bespoke solutions that are right for you and your business. Our unique approach entails flexible, smart and tailor-made solutions. We ask the right questions and listen to our clients needs and adapt accordingly. As an independent party we determine solutions that are specific to our customers needs. It’s a process that assures that optimal vendors are secured for project success which effectively reduces costs and increases efficiency.



A strikingly distinct CRO, Veristat stands alone in combining industry-leading expertise with an unwavering commitment to scientific integrity and a renowned focus on client satisfaction. For nearly twenty years we have towered over the field in delivering swift, accurate and efficient clinical study results for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, largely due to our deeply-rooted tradition of developing long-term client collaborations based on trust, respect and exceptional performance.



 Wincere, Inc. provides technology, research, consulting and outsourcing services to health sciences and healthcare organizations across the globe. Wincere focuses on how emerging technologies, new electronic data sources, policy changes and cross-industry collaborations create efficiencies within the drug development cycle rapidly delivering safer medications and better care to patients in need. Wincere is one of the leading providers of clinical programming and data management services and has specialized expertise in oncology trials. By combining clinical knowledge with technical capabilities, Wincere is able create efficiency and speed that both accelerates clinical trials and handles data management effortlessly. Wincere also engages in road mapping, process improvement and technology enablement projects for both the clinical and IT side of the customer organizations. Wincere’s approach to its engagements comprises applying best practices in project management, leveraging accelerators and frameworks, ensuring stakeholder buy-in and utilizing a global workforce.



At Worldwide Clinical Trials, Our mission is to facilitate the development of life-changing medicines by integrating clinical trials methodology, operational acumen and efficient technology. Our highly consultative approach ensures that we treat each Phase I–IV drug development program with personal consideration and commitment to the unique needs of each client. We provide exceptional service with the highest degree of oversight, consistency and reliability. Combining recognized therapeutic expertise with a robust global operations platform, we have managed clinical trials around the world since 1986 and strategically balance science, medicine, operations and commercial intelligence to achieve successful drug development.