Sponsors & Exhibitors 2018
RQA- Premier Sponsor
The Research Quality Association (RQA) is a global provider of training courses, eLearning, seminars, conferences, publications, and knowledge. Since its inception in 1977, the Association has grown and developed to reflect regulatory changes, the impact of regulatory inspection, and the changing needs of individuals concerned with the quality of research and development relating to pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and medical devices.
BC Platforms- Entertainment Sponsor
BC Platforms provides powerful genomic data management solutions to address some of the biggest healthcare challenges by leveraging the convergence of genomics and IT. Our high-performing data management platform enables flexible data integration, secure analysis and interpretation of molecular information and clinical big data in a systematic and standardised manner.
Microsoft’s global vision is to empower every person and organisation to achieve more; but they also pursue a wide range of initiatives with particular resonance and relevance to the UK. From working responsibly and sustainably to ensuring that the technology they create makes life better - not just for their customers, partners and employees, but for everyone. That’s why Microsoft are constantly investing in Healthcare.
Microsoft believe the real value of technology lies in the skills it builds, the opportunities it creates, and the horizons it broadens.
FormsVision services are based on the ALEA® suite of online tools for clinical trials. ALEA® has been developed and deployed over the last two decades in collaboration with European academics. ALEA® is delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based on Cloud Computing technologies. It provides online data management tools for use in the clinical trials of the pharmaceutical industry and the academic clinical research community. The use of ALEA® increases the efficiency at clinical trial sites, reduces the time to market of drugs and reduces the overall cost of data collection.
The Health Research Authority (HRA) exists to protect the interests of patients and the public in health and social care research. They provide assurance that health research is safe, legal and ethical. The HRA with others to create clear and simple processes for assessing research proposals and set standards for responsible research, helping to build public confidence and improve the nation’s health.
The Clinical Informatics Research Unit (CIRU) operates as an applied research and enterprise unit working nationally and internationally. CIRU sits under the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton and has a core aim and vision to transform clinical research and practice through novel approaches to information and software management.
The Research Quality Association (RQA) is a global provider of training courses, eLearning, seminars, conferences, publications, and knowledge. Since its inception in 1977, the Association has grown and developed to reflect regulatory changes, the impact of regulatory inspection, and the changing needs of individuals concerned with the quality of research and development relating to pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and medical devices. RQA has around 2,400 members, and many thousands of customers, in over 50 countries throughout the world.
Formerly part of the world-renowned Guy’s Hospital poison unit, ESMS Global Ltd is a global, niche service provider based in London, UK. Their core service is providing 24/7 emergency medical response service supporting investigators and medical monitors of clinical trials managing and documenting adverse events. They also provide Pharmacovigilance services, Drug supply to clinical trials and 24/7 technical support for medical devices.
ESMS are currently providing support to 17 pharmaceutical companies and 3 CROs, supporting 6 global contracts across 80 counties in 45 languages.