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Government and Public Health

Government and nonprofit agencies require a partner that understands their specific requirements, has experience working within this sector and can meet the unique needs of these various agencies and programs.

For nearly 30 years, the PPD clinical research business of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s dedicated government and public health services group has successfully delivered clinical research services to various agencies, contractors and nonprofits in both prime contractor and subcontractor capacities within full compliance of all federal contracting requirements. Our services have supported the organizations in conducting therapeutic, vaccine and medical device studies on a global scale across all trial phases and therapeutic areas.

We provide a robust network of sites to find the right patients for each trial, including our owned sites; partner networks; and NAVREF, a group of 80+ veterans administration hospitals. To meet the unique needs of the various government agencies and programs, we offer quality performance and innovation at every level, to include:

We offer innovative trial design and technology offerings such as: 

As a designated prime government contractor, we are at the forefront of working with federal agencies to maximize their objectives. We provide strategic partnership and local expertise in clinical research to protect and enhance global public health.


Currently, we support 65 active projects, covering 303 protocols, for government and non-profit public health clients.

View our government and public health resources