Manipal AcuNova Acquires Ecron

November 6, 2007

Indian clinical research organization Manipal AcuNova has acquired Germany’s Ecron.

The companies will provide services for Phase I–IV trials, including project management, clinical data management, biostatistics, medical writing, central lab and bioavailability/bioequivalence studies to pharmaceutical, biotech, device and diagnostic companies.

Klaus Wiedy, Ecron’s president, said he expects harmonization of the companies’ standard operating procedures within six months.