Global CRO Icon has deepened its longstanding relationship with Cambridge University, agreeing to lead a class on pricing and market access for new drugs.
Irish CRO Icon has closed out its $143.5 million acquisition of Aptiv Solutions, a deal designed to amp up its technology and expand its presence in Japan.
CRO Icon posted another double-digit revenue jump in its fiscal first quarter, and now the Irish outfit is upping its annual guidance, counting on M&A and an expanding market share to pad its profits.
When Big Pharma execs talk up "synergies" to convince shareholders to buy into mergers, they mean, in part, consolidating contractors. And, with all the megadeals rumored and real surfacing over the past week, CROs could be in for a revenue haircut as the drug business realigns.
CRO giant Icon has agreed to trade $143.5 million for Aptiv Solutions, looking to complement its own technology in complex trial design and expand its presence in Japan.
Icon watched its revenue swell by 20% last year, and now the Irish CRO is expecting a healthy rate of new business wins to fuel growth in 2014.
Icon, like most of the world's largest CROs, is investing in high-tech adaptive trial monitoring, and the company's latest offering allows investigators to comb through huge dumps of lab data in real time, tracking trial trends as they happen.
CRO giant Icon is riding high on another spike in revenue, again upping its full-year expectations after increasing profits by more than 50%.
Irish CRO Icon is riding the spike in demand for adaptive trial monitoring, unveiling a new service that parses study data and highlights potential safety issues in real time.
The FDA is encouraging drugmakers to embrace new methods of monitoring for clinical trials, and Icon is betting its latest offering can streamline how sponsors deal with study sites and save money in the process.