Align Clinical CRO – Open Technology Standards for Life Sciences

Align Clinical CRO is a life sciences industry standards group, established to make clinical trials run by CROs on behalf of an industry sponsor more cost effective and efficient. Through open technology standards, the industry can streamline how they plan, execute, and manage trials with CROs and bring products to patients faster.

Technology Standards

Operational Data Exchange Standard

Align Clinical CRO has defined an operational data exchange standard that will define the data and structure that technology companies can implement to consistently and easily exchange data between CROs and Sponsors in clinical trials.

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Advanced Clinical  CMIC HOLDINGS Co., Ltd.  ICON plc  Medpace, Inc.   PPD  PRA Health Sciences  Syneos Health  UBC  Veeva

Key Milestones

March 15
Deadline for feedback to
the Operational Data
Exchange Standard
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Final Operational Data Exchange
Standard published


Align Clinical CRO Publishes New Operational Data Exchange Standard for Life Sciences Industry Input
Group’s first technology standard to make it easier to share information during trials.
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Leading CROs, Veeva Team Up for Open Tech on Trials
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