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Ellicott City, MD --August 20, 2014: The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the global trade organization fully dedicated to representing the interests of clinical research sites, today announced a two-year relationship with goBalto, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical study startup solutions. goBalto will participate as a Global Impact Partner (GIP) and align with 30 other sponsors, CROs, and service providers dedicated to promoting high-level communication and meaningful collaboration between industry stakeholders and clinical research sites globally.
goBalto represents a handful of technology solution companies that have openly endorsed their commitment to clinical research sites, said Christine Pierre, SCRS President. SCRS GIPs are focused on acknowledging the realities that today's sites face, and actively addressing their challenges. goBalto is bringing technology disruptions to the cumbersome and inefficient clinical trial process and we are proud to welcome them as our newest Global Impact Partner.
Jae Chung, goBalto's President and Founder stated, As a company dedicated to delivering innovative technologies that guide work and help standardize global processes by mitigating clinical risk and operational cycle times via smart workflows, we recognize the critical role clinical research sites play as collaborators in fulfilling this mission.
The SCRS collective voice of global clinical research sites guides our development efforts and our industry adoption, added Chung. We now service three of the top 5 CROs and more than two-thirds of the top 20 pharmas, representing > 70% of clinical trial sites in phase II & III of the top 25 pharma companies at over 18,000 sites. As a Global Impact Partner (GIP), goBalto will participate on the SCRS Global Impact Board at an executive level, and work closely with SCRS' Leadership Council to determine strategic initiatives for SCRS.
About SCRS: SCRS is a global trade organization founded in 2012 that represents over 2,600 research sites in 42 countries. SCRS' mission is to unify the voice of the global clinical research site community for greater site sustainability. SCRS has become an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. Sites, as well as companies that sponsor or support the work conducted at clinical research sites, will benefit from membership and partnership. Visit MySCRS.org
About goBalto: goBalto develops next-generation solutions that simplify and accelerate clinical study startup in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Our management team has over 100 years of combined experience in the life sciences industry and enterprise software implementation. Our team has worked for such companies as Amgen, Genentech, Quintiles, Roche, Johnson & Johnson, and Model N. With a proven commitment to customer success, disruption, and study startup optimization, we are changing the way our leading global pharma and CRO customers approach their business processes. Based in San Francisco, California, we have satellite offices in Pennsylvania and Singapore. For more information, visit www.gobalto.com