The multifaceted complexities of clinical trials, for as long as we can remember, caused sponsors to seek out partners and collaborators to help ease the path for new therapies in development. After all, this is why CROs (contract research organizations) and eClinical solutions companies exist. As the industry continues to evolve, these partnerships are becoming more crucial than ever, particularly as they relate to the implementation of more and more advanced technologies. Technology that enables seamless and remote collection of accurate and validated data hold near limitless potential for improving the clinical research experience for all parties involved, but to do things right, we need to make sure we’re working with the right partners.
Following are three tips that I hope will help you as you consider which partners to work with and how to ensure a successful partnership.