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Better, Faster, Easier, Now

Translation is just the beginning

PPD® Translate is a full-service language service provider (LSP), providing a broad array of translation and localization services with highly qualified linguists using advanced technology. But translating words for pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics is not the final step – it is just the beginning.

Our global team of PPD and freelance linguists meets ISO 17100 requirements and connects the world with communications that are accurate, culturally appropriate and respectful. Our customers receive superior quality, quick turnaround times and competitive pricing.

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PPD Translate Services

Our expert team offers a range of translation and localization services, working in concert with freelance specialists and selected partners. We also use best-in-class translation management systems, computer-aided translation technologies and machine translation technologies, combined with processes that adhere to ISO 17100 standards.

Every service is tailored to accent the broader offerings of PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, including clinical trials, Advanced Enrollment Solutions (AES), peri- and post-approval services, patient support services, laboratory services, medical communications and more.

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Translations Certified and rapid translations to and from more than 70 languages
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Linguistic validation (LingVal) Conceptual equivalence for study instruments, and scales to reduce confusion and bias
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E-learning and Training Translation and presentation of visuals, training platforms and presentation tools as audience-appropriate
Interpretation Real-time translation in person or by phone to facilitate communication between speakers of different languages
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Transcription Accurate transcriptions from recordings or live meetings – with translation where required
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Transcreation Translation and edits to ensure messages are culturally resonant while maintaining intent, style, tone and context
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Web localization Translation and presentation of audience-appropriate design, navigation, user interface and user experience

WHAT MAKES PPD Translate DIFFERENT

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  • All processes designed to adhere to ISO 17100 standards
  • Consistent, best-practice SOPs to improve quality
  • Stringent service-level agreements for PPD Translate and all vendors to reduce errors
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  • ~40% faster for smaller jobs, typically under 10 pages
  • Leveraging the latest technology, including machine translation, to deliver high quality as quickly as possible
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  • Wordbee & other key software tools manage dynamic translation and localization
  • PPD Translate handles vendor management and administrative tasks for our customers – so you can spend time where it matters most

Join the Leading Health Care and
Clinical Research LSP

The best people make us the best language service provider. PPD Translate is adding linguists, translation project managers, desktop publishers and other key experts to make translation and localization better, faster and easier.

Want to do interesting work with colleagues who are passionate about helping people better understand each other?

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FULL-TIME

Certain roles and high-volume languages