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Icon rolls out some new patient-consent tech with a focus on education

Icon, at work on new approaches to educating potential study participants, launched a new technology designed to inform patients of the possible risks and benefits of a clinical trial before they meet with a physician.

Icon dampens its outlook despite a strong quarter

Icon came through with double-digit revenue growth in the first quarter, but currency fluctuations have the Irish CRO scaling back its expectations for the full year.

Icon taps Carnegie Mellon to help patients better understand trials

When patients sign up for a clinical trial, how well do they understand the risks, requirements and restrictions that come with it? Icon, a global CRO that handles thousands of studies a year, is working with behavioral scientists at Carnegie Mellon University to study how investigators can improve the informed consent process.

Icon doubles down on med tech with latest offering

Global CRO Icon is launching a new service catered to the specific needs of medical device and diagnostic developers, touting one of its recent acquisitions as key to the move.

Icon rides a revenue leap into another growth year

CRO giant Icon dialed up its fourth-quarter revenue on the way to a big year, forecasting another leap in 2015.

Icon buys a market-access firm for $120M

Irish CRO Icon is expanding its drug launch and marketing services, trading $120 million in cash for MediMedia Pharma Solutions.

Icon is adding 200 jobs with a new Irish R&D outpost

Irish CRO Icon is plotting a new so-called innovation hub in its native Ireland, planning to hire 200 workers as it builds out a data-minded expansion.

FDA taps Icon to help patients better weigh in on trials

Many clinical trials rely on patient-reported outcomes to determine whether drugs are working, but with disparate methods employed across the industry, it can be difficult to compare the results from one study with those of another. With that in mind, the FDA has recruited CRO giant Icon to help develop an industry standard for patient polling in antibacterial R&D.

Icon posts another revenue jump and dials up its expectations

CRO giant Icon charted double-digit revenue growth in the third quarter, chugging toward its best-ever year and lifting its earnings projections in the process.

Icon and Medidata unite to give patients a louder voice in clinical trials

CRO magnate Icon and and eClinical outfit Medidata are pooling their resources to offer a combined platform for patient-reported outcomes in clinical trials, touting their technology as faster and more effective in surveying participants.