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PPD® Laboratories Functional Service Partnerships (FSP)

PPD’s innovative service models bring the experience of our labs to your next project, no matter where you need it.

Building upon three decades of bioanalytical expertise to support vaccine development through every phase of development.

Twenty years of FSP (functional service partnership) experience has shown us that one size does not fit all. We customize solutions to fit the specific needs of each project—from individual contributors for point-of-need situations to entire technical teams with PPD management structure.

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Full-time FSP employees

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Years of lab experience

“We’ve been using PPD® Laboratories’ FSP services for more than a decade. Their employees are extensions of our project teams and the FSP model has reduced our need for temporary staff. ”

“Our virtual company just didn’t have the ability to add lab capabilities as our compound progressed through development. Thanks to PPD Laboratories FSP model, we have a team of scientists on the PPD campus dedicated to working on our project that can flex and adjust in our rapidly changing environment.”

One Team, Singular Focus

One to 100+ highly skilled scientists, project team members, support staff and managers are exclusively dedicated to your lab program. They are full-time employees of PPD laboratories, not temporary staff — a proven model that ensures consistency through the course of your program, reduces staff turnover and increases their commitment to delivering quality results.

Includes staff, instrumentation and infrastructure used exclusively on your programs
Boosts productivity by reducing turnover
Reduces the need for client oversight of contracted staff through seamless project operations
Increase engagement and productivity, and shorten timelines
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Leverage the experience of the dedicated pharmaceutical development lab without the investment
Reduce turnover and enhance integration with your teams
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Highly skilled laboratory scientists, project team members and support staff

We deliver innovative solutions

We customize an FSP solution that meets your business goals and program needs. Whether we provide individual contributors, an entire team of scientists, a satellite PPD lab within your facility or a dedicated lab at one of our campuses, you have our commitment to outstanding customer service and high-quality data.

Our innovative solutions include:

  • Individual contributors working at your site
  • Dedicated lab personnel and/or space located at one or more of our PPD® Laboratories global locations
  • Satellite lab—personnel, instrumentation and lab space—run by PPD Laboratories on or near your campus, leveraging decades of PPD expertise in efficient, high-quality laboratory operations
  • A mixture of PPD teams and client teams with space on our campus and yours

Learn more about PPD® FSP for clinical development services

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