Outsourced Pharma Services

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  • Contract Research Organisations (CROs)

    Although the market can be traced back to the mid-1900s the sub-sector as we know it today only began to emerge in the 1980s, with the foundation of Quintiles (now IQVIA), Parexel and PPD – all of which are now leading CROs.

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  • Contract Sales Organisations (CSOs)

    CSOs offer complete commercial packages and pharma companies engage with CSOs on a broad service level to create a complete product commercialisation strategy.

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  • Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations (CDMOs)

    As innovator pipelines have deepened and the complexities of developing and manufacturing more recent generations of pharma (including biologics) have increased, the need to simplify manufacturing operations and reduce operating expenditure has led to the emergence of the CDMO industry.

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