Global contract R&D market



Resizing the Global Contract R&D Services Market – good overview of a study of the market done by Tufts CSDD.

A 2011 analysis by Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (Tufts CSDD) found a nearly four-fold increase in the number of contract research organizations (CROs) in the U.S. alone during the past decade: Whereas an estimated 800 contract service providers operated in the U.S. in 2000, more than 3,100 did so at the end of 2011.

This Contract Pharma article is filled with charts and graphs in addition to the map shown here.  Thanks to Joseph Ostafi for the link.

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