About Align Clinical CRO

Align Clinical CRO is a life sciences industry standards group founded by Veeva Systems and leaders from the world’s largest CROs. Its mission is to create open technology standards to make it easier for the life sciences industry to run clinical trials with CROs. By coming together to establish and adopt common standards, the industry can improve clinical trial execution and bring products to market faster and more efficiently.

Align Clinical CRO leadership sets the group’s priorities, dedicates expert resources to standard initiatives, and contributes to the review and authoring of standards. Veeva has dedicated resources to the ongoing operations of Align Clinical CRO and to establishing the highest quality technical standards. Align Clinical CRO actively solicits input from across the industry as it defines technology standards under the following guiding principles:


Standards are open to
everyone, members and


Focus on rapid decision-making and iterative standard development


Commitment to standards that can be translated into real technology solutions

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