Sponsor And CRO Nominations Announced For Annual SCRS Eagle Award Research sites begin voting today to choose the sponsor and CRO who exemplify the value of great site partnerships.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the trade organization representing global clinical research sites, announced today the finalists for the 2013 SCRS Eagle Award. The SCRS Eagle Award finalists were selected from nominations provided by research sites attending the Site Solutions Summit.   Qualifying nominees received a 75TH percentile or higher of the votes cast for the Eagle Award.   Voting is open until September 13, 2013.  Eligible voting participants include any research professionals employed by a clinical research site.

The Eagle Awards recognize outstanding leadership, professionalism, integrity, passion and dedication to advancing the clinical research profession through a strong site partnership.  

The 2013 sponsor nominees are: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical, Coronado, Medtronic, Xoma US, Novartis, Pfizer, Eli Lilly & Company, and Forest Research Institute. 

The 2013 CRO nominees are: ICON, Parexel, INC Research, Medpace and Quintiles. 

Amanda Wright, of PMG Research and Chairperson of the SCRS Awards Community states, "The development and recognized value of site partnerships has been and continues to be an evolving concept.  Congratulations to all our 2013 nominees for being recognized as strong industry partners to the sites by the sites."

Winners will be honored at the 2013 SCRS Eagle Award Gala on Saturday, October 12 in Amelia Island, Florida during the annual Site Solutions Summit.

About SCRS

SCRS is the global trade organization representing 1,300 sites in 22 countries. SCRS' mission is to unify and amplify the voice of the global clinical research site community. SCRS has become an active partner in industry-wide dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise among the many industry initiatives. Sites, as well as companies that sponsor or support the work conducted at the clinical research sites, will also benefit from membership. Visit www.myscrs.org

About the Site Solutions Summit

As the annual meeting of the Society for Clinical Research Sites, the Summit provides an open forum for industry and sites to collaborate, share best practices, and improve processes in clinical research.  Held October 11-13 at the Omni in Amelia Island, FL, the Site Solutions Summit attracts investigators and site executives from research sites across the globe, as well as clinical operation executives from sponsor and CRO organizations.

SOURCE The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS)



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