US based MakroCare to open 3 clinical trial centre
HYDERABAD – The US-based MakroCare, a multidisciplinary knowledge and technology driven clinical research organisation (CRO), is all set to open three more offices in various parts of the country, it is learnt. In India, the company currently operates from a facility located in Hyderabad.
It is likely to happen in another three to six months and it is expected to bring an additional business to the company. The company has already invested Rs. 4 crore in its Hyderabad facility. As per the company, which offers multiple trials to the customers, it has a good pipe line for the year of 2008-09.
In an email reply to Pharmabiz, Mahesh M, CEO, MakroCare, said, “We are planning to open three offices in India and it is likely to be in another three to six months.” However, he has refused to reveal more on the same.
It is also learnt that the company is in discussions with several companies in India as well as Japan and Europe to provide clinical trials and clinical data management services. The company is also looking to provide electronic medical record (EMR) and business process outsourcing (BPO) services to the companies in India as well as the US. The new service will be launched in another three months.
MakroCare provides clinical research support to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. It also offers site selection, patient recruitment, project data management, clinical monitoring, quality assurance, medical writing, pharmaco vigilance, biometrics and regulatory assistance to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. MakroCare, which provides full-fledged and comprehensive services for complete clinical trial data management, has already implemented oracle clinical software for faster and more accurate data management. According to the company, it has helped it to achieve greater efficiencies and improve timeliness and to optimize the trial cost.
For more details visit www.MakroCare.com