A Contract Research Organisation, also called Clinical Research Organization (CRO) is a service organization that provides support to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in the form of outsourced pharmaceutical research services (for both drugs and medical devices). CROs range from large, international full-service organizations to small, niche speciality groups and can offer their clients the experience of moving a new drug or device from its conception to FDA marketing approval without the drug sponsor having to maintain a staff for these services. Organizations and businesses that contract with CROs do so to acquire specific expertise without hiring permanent staff.
The Global Contract Research Organizations Market is expected to grow from xx USD in 2020 to yy USD by 2027 at a CAGR of xx%. An increasing number of clinical trials, an increase in the number of outsourcing of R&D activities, expanding the scope of CRO solutions through technology, increasing, and favourable regulatory environments in the developed regions, investments in research and development and increasing strategic collaborations among market players are the major factors driving the growth of the CRO services market. The global contract research organization market is segmented on the basis of segment, clinical trial phase, and end-users. North America accounted for the largest share of the CRO services market in 2019, followed by Europe and the Asia Pacific. High-quality standards in the pharmaceutical industry, rising demand among pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies for outsourcing services, and increase in clinical trial activities in the region are the major factors responsible for the large share of North America in the CRO services market.
Some of the major players operating in contract research organization market are IQVIA, Clinipace, Charles River Laboratories International, CMIC Holdings, Medpace, Parexel International, EPS International, ICON, PRA Health Sciences, and Synteract.
Report : Contract Research Organizations Market - By Type (Discovery, CMC, Preclinical, Clinical Research, and Laboratory Services), By Therapeutic Area (CNS, Oncology, and Cardiovascular), By End-User (Pharmaceuticals & Medical Device), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America) - Industry Analysis, opportunity and Forecast 2020 To 2027