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Ropella Industry Expertise

Contract research organizations (CROs) are growing players in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and the medical device industry. The path from conception to FDA approval can take upwards of a decade and $1 billion, while as few as 1 in every 10,000 drug ideas eventually clear this process. CROs help to supply cost-effective, cutting-edge expertise and infrastructure that a drug sponsor may lack. Companies aren’t the only ones enlisting the help of these organizations – increasingly, research institutions, universities, and even governmental organizations are turning to them for support.

The contract research industry is a relatively new one, and is still establishing itself through mergers and partnerships, expansions and consolidations. They offer a variety of services, from small firms which focus on specific areas – such as molecular modeling – to multinational organizations which can move a drug through discovery, pre-clinical trials, and all four stages of clinical trials.

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With over 35 years as a global search leader, delivering the Most Advanced Search Execution Capabilities, Ropella has proven many times over, to be extremely well-versed at solving the most challenging “needle in a haystack” searches. While at the same time managing Talent Selection & Development as a Primary Asset for ROI.

As a bestselling author of The Right Hire and a highly experienced practitioner, Patrick Ropella developed the SMART Search System®, regarded as one of the most well respected, Talent Centric Executive Search Solutions available.

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