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Clinical Research Expertise in Asia-Pacific

Prominent, not just present in the Asia-Pacific region

Beyond having operated in the area for decades, the PPD™ clinical research business of Thermo Fisher Scientific has significantly expanded its Asia-Pacific footprint and scope of services to help clients take advantage of rapidly growing opportunities.

Operations across 14 countries feature local experts supporting a range of services including biostatistics, central laboratories and medical communications. We also maintain one of the most experienced regulatory teams in the region with more than 40 regulatory affairs staff members who hold strong relationships with local regulators.


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Our presence in Asia-Pacific

With 20 years of extensive local experience in Asia-Pacific and global integration of operational functions, we are the partner of choice in the region.

Companies that partner with us realize the benefits of our extensive experience in Asia-Pacific, including strong site relationships and management, enhanced patient selection, increased cost efficiencies, regulatory engagement and outstanding quality standards. We listen to your specific trial needs and provide the quality, knowledge and on-the-ground experience you expect from a leading global provider of CRO solutions.

Capitalizing on global opportunities requires a widespread presence.

We are ready to partner with you on opportunities in Asia Pacific

Contact our experts to learn more

Learn more about us in Greater China

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“Asia-Pacific represents an untapped frontier with extraordinary potential to access large patient populations and rapidly aging societies with growing rates of chronic disease.

But viewing Asia-Pacific as a homogeneous region overlooks significant cultural, economic, regulatory and operational differences that ultimately dictate your program’s success. Across the region, we expertly navigate in-country challenges and seize new opportunities with speed, skill and precision.”

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