Society for Clinical Research Sites Announces Additional Commitment from INC Research for Global Site Engagement Initiatives

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the trade organization representing over 1,500 clinical research sites in 37 countries, today announced INC Research, a leading, global Phase I to IV clinical research organization (CRO), will sponsor site appreciation events at the society's annual Site Solutions Summit, Oct. 10-12, 2014, on Amelia Island, Fla. and its inaugural European Summit, March 25-27, 2015, in Croatia.

"We are excited to partner further with INC Research and appreciate its continued support in fostering strong relationships with clinical research sites globally," stated Christine Pierre, President, SCRS. "The addition of the INC Research appreciation events to our programs will provide further opportunity to continue the dialogue with sites globally."

SCRS' Summit provides a platform for efficiency improvement across the clinical research enterprise. INC Research's site appreciation event at the U.S. meeting will follow the ceremony recognizing recipients of the SCRS Eagle Award, which honors one sponsor and CRO that exemplify great site relationships.

"INC Research values the important contributions our site partners make to the clinical research process," said Jamie Macdonald, CEO, INC Research. "Our continued involvement with SCRS and participation in the Site Solutions Summit is invaluable in providing yet another forum for us to connect with this key stakeholder group. Engaging in an ongoing dialogue with our clinical research sites enables us to better understand their needs and collaborate more effectively in bringing new drug therapies to the market."

About SCRS
SCRS is a global trade organization founded in 2012 which represents over 1,500 research sites, including 13,000 Investigators in 37 countries. SCRS' mission is to unify the voice of the global clinical research site community for site sustainability. SCRS has become an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. Connect with us onTwitter.

About INC Research
INC Research is a leading global contract research organization (CRO) providing the full range of Phase I to Phase IV clinical development services for the world's biopharmaceutical and medical device industry. Ranked "Top CRO to Work With" by sites worldwide in the 2013 CenterWatch Global Investigative Site Relationship Survey, INC Research is headquartered in Raleigh, NC, with operations across six continents and experience spanning more than 100 countries. Connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.