THE BENEFITS OF COLLABORATION
Strengthening our services through strategic partnerships.Through our partners program, we look beyond what ERT can offer to you and explore additional resources that can deliver better results for the mutual benefit to both our partner and our client. It’s a valuable opportunity to provide multiple efficiencies that neither company could offer alone.
Working together with ERT, our partners benefit from a broad range of integrated services, global presence, financial stability, and best-in-class quality. The greater the transparency as part of a bigger team, the more expanded service levels we are able to deliver. Processes become more aligned and long-term value is created. For our clients, this means better science at a lower cost — adding value and innovation to your clinical trials.
Click to see a full list of our strategic alliances and how they can put their expertise to work for you.
Covance: The ERT/Covance partnership establishes a platform for enhanced delivery of our cardiac services to our clients. At ERT, we have the expertise and capabilities to provide centralized ECG services powered by our robust and market-leading EXPERT Technology Platform, and we are proud to offer these same services to Covance's clients. The breadth and depth of Covance's clinical services - coupled with ERT's commitment to innovative technology for the collection, interpretation and distribution of cardiac and clinical data - provides our clients with the comprehensive solutions vital to ensuring drug safety.
e-Trial Co., Ltd.: e-Trial Co., Ltd. is a 100% subsidiary company specialized in IT CRO of EPS Corporation, the leading CRO in Japan and Asia. e-Trial supports development and operation of clinical trial systems such as EDC, IWRS, and ePRO with superior quality.
Healthcare Technology Systems, Inc. (HTS): HTS is the pioneer in developing clinical interactive voice response (IVR) systems to collect data directly from patients for pharmaceutical companies, healthcare organizations, and researchers. HTS also offers personalized IVR self-help programs for patients that work. With academic origins at the University of Wisconsin and more than three decades of published research, HTS and its principals are world renowned for their research expertise, educational accomplishments, and innovative computer-administered rating scales.
Site Support Institute Co., Ltd. (SSI): Site Support Institute
Co., Ltd. (SSI) is one of the leading nationwide SMOs (Site Management
Organization) in Japan. SSI manages various duties derived from clinical
trial implementation and assists medical institutions with performing
various tasks throughout the clinical trial process.
Statistical Resources, Inc.: Statistical Resources, Inc. is a strategic statistical, statistical programming and data-management resources consulting firm with special emphases and experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical devices industries. Statistical Resources specializes in services specific to these industries for clinical studies and submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory agencies worldwide.
ERT PARTNER RELATIONSHIPS
Click to see a full list of our partner relationships to learn about the value they can add to your clinical trial.
ACR Image Metrix: An imaging contract research organization
(CRO) located in the American College of Radiology Clinical Research
Center in Philadelphia, applies imaging techniques to improve the
efficiency of drug and medical device development programs. The
world-class team of radiologists and imaging scientists at ACR Image
Metrix work with pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies to
integrate the appropriate imaging technologies, modalities and clinical
design techniques into their imaging studies. ACR Image Metrix has
years of experience utilizing state-of-the-art technologies to provide a
complete line of imaging services from site qualification and training,
study initiation, image management, reader studies and much more.
Applied Clinical Intelligence: Applied Clinical Intelligence provides decision makers with the trusted information they need to clearly communicate the value and safety of medical treatments, drugs and devices. Applied Clinical Intelligence enables pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and health care customers to realize process efficiencies and resulting savings in cost and time.
ChanTest: ChanTest works in partnership with customers to
speed the drug-development process, save time and money, and ultimately,
help make better, safer drugs. The preeminent ion channel services
company, ChanTest serves its drug discovery and development customers
with GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) safety assays and
automated-profiling assays, using its library of ion channel-expressing
Comprehensive Clinical Development: Comprehensive Clinical is a
strategic clinical research partner providing a full range of clinical
development services in many therapeutic areas. Recognized for
consistently delivering quality and success on time and within budget,
Comprehensive Clinical Development holds a solid track record of
collecting early efficacy data across various patient populations.
Comprehensive’s three clinical pharmacology units and five
patient-focused research centers can support Phase 0-4 studies,
including very complex early phase studies in healthy volunteers or
special populations, notably Phase 0 and 1 studies in oncology
CROss Alliance: The ERT–CROss Partnership allows one of the
main experts in the evaluation of Cardiovascular Safety to operate in a
unique pharma-country, Switzerland, where CROss Alliance has operated
since 1997 and ensures a deep knowledge of the local regulations and a
proven experience in the performance of Phase I studies in a selected
healthy population. The formal partnership follows several years of
reciprocally fruitful cooperation which, together with the highly
standardized quality of the two partners, is a guarantee for our
ICON Clinical Research, Inc.: ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. ICON specializes in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support clinical development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies.
PAREXEL: PAREXEL is a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization that helps clients expedite time-to-market through development and launch services. These include a broad range of clinical-development capabilities, integrated advanced technologies, regulatory-affairs consulting and commercialization services.
SeaView Research, Inc. : SeaView Research provides Phase I and
early Phase II clinical pharmacology testing to the pharmaceutical and
biotech industries. SeaView prides itself in performing the most
demanding and complex protocols while maintaining uncompromising
standards of quality, integrity, and timeliness. We offer exceptional
client-focused service led by a full-time staff of more than 160
employees including three board certified physicians, physicians
assistant, a registered dietitian, 2 pharmacists, and ACRP certified RN
study coordinators. Our medical staff is highly experienced in the
intricacies of thorough QT / QTc studies, having performed over 20 such
studies in the past 5 years.
South Texas Accelerated Research Therapeutics: (START) is located in San Antonio. Its mission is to accelerate the development of new anticancer drugs with the purpose of improving quality of life and survival for patients with cancer. START consists of a team of highly trained physicians and staff with extensive experience in Phase I clinical trials research. In 2008, START expanded globally with the launch of START Madrid which aims to keep the development of anticancer agents operating 24 hours a day. Because of the work of scientists like those at START, and the continuing advances in technology, real progress is being made against cancer and we are able to improve the tools to understand, detect, and diagnose cancer. Today, people with cancer are living longer than ever before with a better quality of life.
Swiftwater Group: is a specialty consulting firm that focuses on assisting their clients in managing the Pharmaceutical Development Process. Founded in 1998 by industry veterans, Swiftwater Group has helped its clients navigate the rigors of the approvals processes in the US, Europe, and Japan. Offering expertise from early discovery and non-clinical studies to Phase I through IV clinical trials, Swiftwater Group works closely with clients to design optimal development strategies (minimizing risk and financial investment where possible). Swiftwater Group’s offerings include creating non-clinical and clinical studies; managing CROs to ensure protocols and programs are adhered to (including full QA/QC capabilities); and delivering clear and concise regulatory documentation to governing agencies (including IND, NDA, CTD, DMF).
Swiss Pharma Contract, Ltd.: As an International CRO, Swiss Pharma Contract, Ltd. offers a variety of services focused on clinical pharmacology and clinical research, ranging from first testing of a new drug in man to post-marketing clinical studies.