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European Pharmaceutical Contractor


Published quarterly, European Pharmaceutical Contractor (EPC) covers the essential contract research issues between pharma companies and their CRO partners. The title, which is integrated within International Clinical Trials (ICT) magazine, offers a strategic view of the drug development industry – giving its pharma, biotech and CRO readership expert insight and analysis on the sponsor-service provider landscape.

EPC focuses on key trends, concerns and developments in contract research operations across the drug development spectrum, from preclinical to post-marketing. It explores the shifting collaborative needs and practical implications for sponsors and their contract partners, with the emphasis on building and managing effective collaborations.

Prompted by the synergies between outsourcing and trial operations, EPC joined forces with sister brand ICT in late-2015, in a move that brings added value to both brands. With EPC now an inserted edition within ICT, industry practitioners across these complementary subject areas now have unrivalled access to a wealth of shared views and analyses.


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Nick Matthews

Rupert Gilbey

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Featured in this issue
Marketplace & Business
CRO Growth

Deal Me In

Contract research continues to thrive as CROs strengthen their R&D services and sponsors tighten their budgets. Growth is surging this year and predicted to at least the end of the decade, driven by the big players and market consolidation. EPC has more.
Science & Innovation
Business Models

Eco Friendly

A new ecosystem model is rapidly evolving in pharma and life sciences. Heather Fraser at IBM explains how it will require a level of collaboration the industry has not engaged in before, transcending boundaries and stimulating a growth in innovation.
  Research and Development
Preclinical Development

Non-Clinics: Progression

Exploring the changing face of non-clinical development, Envigo's Lee Coney looks at the intricacies of investigating the safety and pharmacology of biologic drugs before they enter clinical trials, and the essential role of CRO players.


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August and November

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