ICON Central Laboratories Launches iSite Portal for Investigator Sites

Company News Release

ICON plc

(NASDAQ: ICLR; ISIN:IE0005711209), a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced the launch of

iSite

, a secure web-based portal that drives efficiency by providing investigators 24-hour access to study-specific laboratory information from

ICON Central Laboratories

.

iSite

is an easy-to-use portal that allows investigators and other site personnel to access electronic laboratory reports for their active studies at any time. It includes user-friendly navigation, filtering and report management and provides investigators customised views of reports by study, site, subject or visit date. iSite also includes email alert functionality which notifies investigators when new reports become available.

“We are continuously looking to introduce innovative technology solutions that drive efficiency and improve performance,” commented

Tom O’Leary

, President, ICON Central Laboratories. “iSite provides investigators a much needed solution for accessing important study-specific information in the most rapid, secure and convenient way possible.”

A future release of iSite is in development and will provide sites with study-specific performance metrics and additional tools such as customised electronic laboratory manuals which will be created by ICON’s

Firecrest™ technology

. ICON’s Firecrest delivers an innovative suite of training and study management tools which can significantly improve the compliance, consistency and execution of study-related activities at investigator sites.