By Industry Standard Research
ISR asked respondents responsible for outsourcing Phase 2/3 drug development how they allocate their outsourcing budget toward CROs of various sizes and academic medical centers. As expected, large, full-service CROs received the largest amount, accounting for 57% of outsourced spend overall. In a separate question, respondents were asked to select benefits of each provider type. Respondents selected an average of eight associated benefits for large CROs, about six for midsize and small CROs, and about four for academic medical centers.