Factory CRO and Boston Biomedical Associates Announce Merger
Factory-CRO Group, a leading global contract research organization (CRO) focused on medical devices and in vitro diagnostics (IVDs), and Boston Biomedical Associates (BBA) a premier full-service Medical Device/Biotechnology CRO and Consultancy based in the United States announce that they have merged the organizations.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190107005358/en/
The merger further advances the shared strategic vision to become the leading Global Medical Device and Medical Technology focused CRO. Following the recent acquisitions of MileStone Research Organization, Five Corners, and Clinical Device Group the Factory-CRO Group now has specialized operations and expertise in the United States, Australia/New Zealand, and Europe. This global expansion coupled with the diverse medical therapeutic expertise provides a means to efficiently service clients.
“BBA is excited to join Factory-CRO’s worldwide group as it will allow us to expand our comprehensive service offering to our clients,” said Lauren Baker, PhD, President and CEO of BBA. “The alignment of Factory-CRO and BBA’s core values and approach to engagements combined with our collective therapeutic competencies ensures that our clients now have improved access to our global clinical trial execution resources, and our regulatory and medical expertise.” Dr. Baker then added, “We are able to fully support our clients as their needs evolve and they strive to help patients globally.”
“We are honored to have the BBA team join the Factory-CRO Group,” said Dirk Meijer, MD, MSc,PhD, Factory-CRO CEO. “BBA’s ability to provide CRO/Consultative service in North America was a missing link in our global offerings.” Dr. Meijer then added, “Our clients have consistently asked us to expand our offerings in North America. This merger allows us to provide our specialized expertise and a continued commitment to the highest level of customized service to a larger audience. Now we are the only Medical Device and Medical Technology CRO that offers services in United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. We operate from our own offices located within each region housed with employees that have refined expertise to meet our unique client needs.”
About Factory-CRO Group:
Factory-CRO Group is a leading, full-service contract research organization focused on the management of clinical studies for medical devices, IVDs, biologics and device-drug combination products internationally. Founded in 1992, the business offers a full suite of trial management services to its global client base across a broad range of therapeutic areas, including orthopedic, cardiovascular, dermatology and aesthetics. Current members of Factory-CRO Group are: BBA, Five Corners CRO, Milestone Research group and Factory-CRO.
For more information about Factory-CRO, visit their website, www.factory-cro.com or contact Joris Bannenberg, MD, PhD, Factory-CRO’s CMO:
Joris Bannenberg, MD, PhD
+31 30 229 2727 (x108)
About Boston Biomedical Associates:
Boston Biomedical Associates (BBA) is a premier full-service Medical Device/Biotechnology CRO and Consultancy firm. Founded in 2000, by Lauren Baker, Ph.D., this leading CRO has earned a reputation for its comprehensive approach to clinical trial execution services to its global client base across a broad range of therapeutic areas, including orthopedic, cardiovascular, endocrine and neurologic disorders.
For more information about BBA, visit their website, www.bbacro.com or contact Mack Rubley, PhD, BBA’s Vice President of Business Development and Marketing:
Mack D. Rubley, PhD
VP, Business Development and Marketing
Joris Bannenberg, MD, PhD
+31 30 229 2727 (x108)
Mack D. Rubley, PhD
VP, Business Development and Marketing
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi
Haluatko tietää asioista ensimmäisten joukossa? Kun tilaat mediatiedotteemme, saat ne sähköpostiisi välittömästi julkaisuhetkellä. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.
Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire
H.I.G. Europe to Acquire Polyurethane Systems Business from Covestro17.6.2019 11:05:00 EEST | Tiedote
H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), a leading global private equity investment firm with over €26 billion of equity capital under management, is pleased to announce that an affiliate has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the European Polyurethane Systems Business (the “Company”) in a carve-out transaction from Covestro AG. The transaction is subject to clearing by the relevant antitrust authorities with closing anticipated for the second half of 2019. The European Polyurethane Systems Business operates four systems houses in Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Spain. It employs approximately 250 full-time employees and generates annual sales of approximately €230 million. Systems houses develop and formulate tailor-made ready-to-use chemical blends for the production of a wide range of polyurethane products such as insulation materials, foams, shoe soles, and building materials. The Company serves a wide range of small- and mid-sized customers across Europe and will be led by Dr.
Norsk Titanium Announces Larger Capacity Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) Machine17.6.2019 11:00:00 EEST | Tiedote
Officials with Norsk Titanium (Norsk) announced today the company has designed and is currently building a larger-scale Rapid Plasma Deposition™ (RPD™) machine. This new machine enables manufacturing of larger, more complex aircraft and engine components, at faster print speeds. The new RPD™ machine, the G-IVL, will use the same advanced RPD™ technology of Norsk’s current additive manufacturing process. Norsk’s patented RPD™ technology and equipment utilizes proprietary process controls to melt titanium wire with plasma torches, in an argon environment to produce near-net shape components for airframe and aircraft engine applications. The Norsk G-IVL machine will expand the printing envelope to 190cm by 40cm by 60cm. It will print double-sided, as well as single-sided components, of complex geometries and deposit material in excess of 8kg per hour. The resultant component will have the material qualities equivalent to forgings. “The G-IVL machine will significantly expand Norsk’s capab
TYAN Powers AI and HPC with 2nd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor-based Server Platforms at ISC 201917.6.2019 11:00:00 EEST | Tiedote
TYAN®, an industry-leading server platform design manufacturer and a MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation subsidiary, is showcasing its new 2nd gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor-based platforms that are optimized for predictive analytics, machine learning, and HPC applications at ISC 2019 from June 17-19 at Messe Frankfurt, booth C-1250. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190617005020/en/ TYAN's Thunder HX Lineup Designed for AI Optimization and HPC Revolution (Photo: Business Wire) “The most demanding workloads including HPC, AI deep learning, data analytics, and multi-cloud infrastructure require maximum performance across compute, memory, storage, and network resources, “said Danny Hsu, Vice President of MiTAC Computing Technology Corporation's TYAN Business Unit. “2nd gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors provide a powerful foundation for TYAN server platforms that enables us to deliver performance enhanceme
Appointment of Mark Wood as Chairman of HomeServe Labs17.6.2019 11:00:00 EEST | Tiedote
HomeServe plc (“HomeServe”, “the Group”), the international home repairs and improvements business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Wood CBE as non-Executive Chairman of HomeServe Labs, the unit within HomeServe that developed LeakBot. HomeServe Labs is the innovation arm of HomeServe which in 2016 launched LeakBot, a patented smart leak alarm that can detect leaks anywhere on a mains water system. Water leaks are one of the major causes of claims on home insurance policies across Western Europe and the US, and LeakBot is designed specifically to help insurance companies prevent water leak claims by catching the leaks early. Craig Foster, LeakBot CEO, said: "Mark Wood is a previous CEO of AXA and a veteran of the insurance industry. This experience will really benefit us as a B2B Insuretech. Mark is also a successful entrepreneur himself, and more recently added a huge amount of value to promising fintech start-ups like PensionBee. With Mark on board as our new Chairman,
L&T Technology Services Successfully Concludes Its Engineering The Change Campaign in Europe with 24-Hour Hackathon17.6.2019 10:30:00 EEST | Tiedote
L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure-play engineering services company, successfully concluded its Engineering the Change campaign in Munich with a 24-hour hackathon. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190617005290/en/ Caption - Left to right: Nitin Ugale from Sulzer | Gaurav Gupta from LTTS | Winners - Annabel Michel; Lars Konig; Atenea Fernandez Rozaoilla; Luca Setili; Till Neumeier | David Humphrey from ARC Advisory Group | Samir Bagga from LTTS | Nawida Martinozzi from Nokia (Photo: Business Wire) The company’s 16-day pan Europe initiative included a 3,000 km innovation-on-wheels drive covering Greater Manchester & Ellesmere Port (Cheshire) in the UK, Amiens & Paris in France and Eindhoven in Netherlands, culminating in Germany. A total of 230 visitors, including customers, analysts, industry experts, government officials, local authorities and engineering students attended the d
Philip Morris International Holds ‘Open Mic’ at 2019 Cannes Lions Festival17.6.2019 10:00:00 EEST | Tiedote
Philip Morris International (PMI) (NYSE: PM) announced today its return to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity to engage with those who are actively creating and shaping meaningful change in the world. Working from its central theme of “Open Mic,” PMI will foster conversations around unexpected and provocative ideas, concepts and views with some of today’s boldest thinkers at the gathering known for bringing together the world’s most creative people to discuss new ideas, pioneering research and emerging technologies that help make and shape popular culture. “For PMI, attending Cannes is a surprising juxtaposition of what people may expect of us. But that’s what we need to do as we strive to unsmoke the world: be bold, cut through the haze and have conversations about the future,” said Jacek Olczak, chief operating officer for PMI. Returning to Cannes for the second year in a row, PMI will host a series of panels, one-on-one conversations and events that focus on encou
Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme