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Building a True Relationship: The Benefits of an Outsourced Partnership

Robert Frater, Laboratory Manager at PCI Pharma Services,
writes an article on outsourcing of analytical testing, one area
where pharmaceutical companies look for expert support
from a third party. The process of testing and packaging is a
niche, technically specialist service, requiring state-of-the-art
equipment, quality assurance and extensive expertise. This
mechanism is a necessity in the drug development lifecycle.
When selecting an outsourcing partner, a company must
conduct extensive research to ascertain that their chosen
partner has the expertise and experience to support their
drug development requirements, and meets the appropriate
regulatory obligations.….pdf