ELLICOTT CITY, Md., July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) Asia-Pac Site Solutions Summit in Melbourne, Australia on July 14-15, SCRS and ARCS Australia announced the signing of an MOU to explore collaboration and promote educational offerings for their respective members. SCRS' 2017 Asia-Pac Site Solutions Summit will coincide with ACRS' 2017 National Congress in Sydney.
"SCRS represents clinical research sites around the globe. The MOU and planned partnership with ARCS Australia extends the reach of SCRS' advocacy and education offerings," said Christine Pierre, President of SCRS. "The members of both organizations will greatly benefit from a partnership and we are thrilled to be forging this relationship with ACRS."
"It's about what is best for our ARCS members," said Dr Shanny Dyer, CEO of ARCS Australia. "By setting up a partnership with SCRS we are looking to ensure our members can access information with a focus on sites and have a one-stop knowledge shop."
SCRS is a global trade organization founded in 2012 which represents over 2,800 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 and the companies that sponsor or support the work conducted at clinical research sites will benefit from membership and partnership. Visit MySCRS.org.
About ARCS Australia
ARCS supports the education, training and networking of individuals and provide representation for member interests for those working in the scientific disciplines of regulation, clinical research, health economics, medical affairs, medical information, pharmacovigilance and associated disciplines in the pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors. Membership is on an individual basis and currently stands at approximately 2,000. Visit ARCS.com.au.
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