2017 Sponsors

Please get in touch if you're interested in sponsoring the 2018 Awards.

INC Research

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INC Research is a leading global contract research organization (CRO) providing the full range of Phase I to Phase IV clinical development services for the world's biopharmaceutical and medical device industry.

As a therapeutically focused CRO, with a Trusted Process® delivery methodology, developing the medicines people need is something we take personally. Leveraging the breadth of our service offerings and the depth of our therapeutic expertise across multiple patient populations, INC Research connects customers, clinical research sites and patients to accelerate the delivery of new medicines to market to improve world health. We were ranked "Top CRO to Work With" among large global CROs by sites worldwide in the 2015 CenterWatch Global Investigative Site Relationship Survey. INC Research is headquartered in Raleigh, NC, with operations across six continents and experience spanning more than 110 countries.


INC Research are sponsoring the Contribution Award


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Teva is committed to developing future talent, this is expressed in a number of ways through the Teva company values. Teva also has a history of building significant relationships within local communities as well as designing its own Teva Graduate Scheme with a view to identifying, developing and retaining future regulatory and other professional talent. It is for these reasons Teva is delighted to be sponsoring the TOPRA Horizon Award to recognise outstanding ability in individuals with fewer than 5 years’ experience in the regulatory profession.


Teva are sponsoring the Horizon Award

Samarind Ltd

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Samarind Ltd is now part of the Instem group and is a well-established UK software company best known for Samarind RMS, its off-the-shelf regulatory management software package. The company has also developed a range of other software solutions in the life sciences sector and beyond.

We are happy to announce that we have been acquired by Instem, a publicly traded provider of IT solutions to the global life sciences market. The acquisition brings core clinical and regulatory capabilities together so we can expand the value and impact that we bring to all of our client partners.


Samarind are sponsoring the Innovation Award


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PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 47 countries and approximately 20,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.



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At Roche our aim is to improve the health, quality of life and well-being of people around the world by providing an innovative range of diagnostic solutions and medicines. Roche is a global, research-focused healthcare company with Group Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

Our strategy is clear – the patient lives at the heart of everything we do and our focus is fitting the treatment to the patient through prescription pharmaceuticals and in-vitro diagnostics.



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TRAC is an independent regulatory affairs consultancy dedicated to serving the global pharmaceutical industry. Our directors, Jonathan and Sarah Trethowan established TRAC in 2001 with the vision of providing a regulatory affairs service that combined the professional, with the personal.

Our aim is clear – to be the best regulatory affairs consultancy. We’re always improving and developing our service and our many awards and accreditations tell our story even better than we can.