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A full-service agile CRO for complex clinical studies

For the last four decades, we have been providing clinical trial management services across a wide range of therapeutic indications and phases. Our passion is rare diseases and oncology.

Our experience defines our expertise

Responding to the needs of our clients has made us the CRO we are today; a partner, offering full-service clinical development with the size, agility and structure to respond rapidly when needed.

From Phase I clinical pharmacology studies through to Phase III rescue studies and post-marketing, we are here to take on the challenge – whatever the indication or compound you are passionate about, wherever you are in your clinical development journey.

A closer look at our expertise

We’ll manage every element of your clinical development, so you can focus on the science.

Clinical Pharmacology

The Simbec-Orion Clinical Pharmacology unit is a full-service facility. We carry out all types of studies, including First-in-Human (FIH) studies, on one dedicated research campus, including onsite Bioanalytical and Pathology Lab services, enabling rapid turn around times and no sample shipment costs. 

With over 43 years of operations, we are one of the most experienced UK Clinical Pharmacology units. And we’ve successfully delivered over 1800 Phase I/IIa studies.

We’ll manage every element of your clinical development, so you can focus on the science.

Clinical Development

We’re a CRO with in-depth experience of the most challenging therapeutic areas including oncology, rare and orphan diseases, respiratory, dermatology, vaccines and anti-infectives.

Founded three decades ago, we offer full service you can trust – with an international reach. All with the highest level of quality, agility and responsive customer service.

We’ll manage every element of your clinical development, so you can focus on the science.

Full Service Solutions

Simbec-Orion Full Service Solutions provide central laboratory analyses for Phase I-III trials. These services are designed exclusively for the biotech pharmaceutical industry.

Our combined expertise, experience and investment in infrastructure enables us to provide a rapid, responsible and reliable service, so you can make critical decisions, fast.

Therapy areas in detail

Wide therapeutic experience with specialisms in rare disease and oncology


We work on an international scale and are currently supporting Phase I-IV clinical trials in:

4
Continents
35
Countries
350
Employees with international reach

Let’s collaborate

If you think we could be right for you, get in touch.

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The project manager was incredibly bright, smart and talented. She was proactive and always one step ahead. I would not hesitate to work with Simbec-Orion again.

Alison Bracchi, Zarodex

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