Chiltern Announces Additional Investment in Endpoint
LONDON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO) announced an additional financial investment in Endpoint Clinical, Inc. (endpoint) further strengthening their strategic partnership with the company established in April 2009.
Glenn Kerkhof, Chiltern CEO, stated, "Chiltern's decision to increase our investment in endpoint reflects our aligned vision for the future of endpoint's PULSE platform, enabling endpoint to provide an unparalleled combination of premium client service and advanced technology solutions. Jon Dole and Tom O'Connell of endpoint have brought a new level of energy and innovation to Interactive Response Technology (IRT). Since our partnership began over a year ago, endpoint has delivered high quality, cost effective services to clients with both accuracy and speed. endpoint is successfully responding with best- in-class IVR/IWR solutions and as a result exceeding client expectations."
Jonathan Dole, endpoint CEO, stated, "Chiltern has been an excellent partner for us over the past year, and we couldn't be more pleased with their continued support in our vision for IRT. Chiltern's global footprint and their overall support of our growing business have proven invaluable in moving us forward. Chiltern's enthusiasm and investment affirms our confidence in the solutions we are bringing to the marketplace. With PULSE we are delighting our clients with our fresh and logical approach to systems development, giving our customers the agility they need in a constantly changing R&D environment."
PULSE is endpoint's fully configurable system which allows users to design and deploy clinical trial IRT systems at a fraction of the time and cost of other providers, was launched in January 2010. Providing both high speed of deployment and flawless quality, PULSE simultaneously designs systems that can be accessed via the phone, web, or mobile device.
Established in 1982, Chiltern is a leading global clinical CRO with extensive experience in the management of Phase I-IV clinical trials across a broad range of therapeutic areas, functional service provision and contract staffing solutions. Chiltern has conducted trials in more than 40 countries, employs around 1,300 people globally and offers services in Early Phase, Global Clinical Development, Late Phase, Biometrics, Medical and Regulatory Affairs and Resourcing Solutions. Chiltern prides itself as a development partner that offers flexibility, responsiveness and quality delivery. www.chiltern.com.
endpoint is an innovative company dedicated to the development of the leading Interactive Response Technology (IVR/IWR) platforms for the life sciences industry. endpoint's founding team members have been developing IRT systems for clinical trials since 1998 and have deployed systems to small, medium and large pharma and biotech companies for domestic and global studies with experience across a broad range of therapeutic areas and global implementations. www.endpointclinical.com
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