18 Dec 2013, BioSpectrum Bureau , BioSpectrum
Singapore: DKSH's Business Unit Healthcare, market expansion services provider for healthcare companies seeking to grow business in Asia, has signed an agreement with Nordic Bioscience to provide clinical trial logistics services in Hong Kong. Under the agreement, DKSH is responsible for the importation of investigational products, products storage, delivery, return and destruction.
"Hong Kong has excellent infrastructure in terms of transportation, workforce and legal framework for conducting clinical trials. What we need is to find a partner which can offer clinical trial logistics services in a safe manner with high security and reliability," said Mr Jeppe Ragnar Andersen, head of clinical development, Nordic Bioscience.
He also said, "We are happy to work with DKSH Hong Kong. Its specialized clinical trial team should help us ensure that the logistics of our trials are managed with the expertise and quality we demand."
"Our company is certified to comply with international standards (ISO, GMP, GDP), ensuring our clients peace of mind on storage and service execution. Our distribution center environment together with our talented team offer the best possible solution for clinical trial logistics services in Hong Kong," said Mr Richard Holloway, VP, DKSH Healthcare, Hong Kong.
He further added, "The number of clinical trials in Asia has been increasing steadily. We are seeing rising demands and referrals from clinical research organizations on clinical trial logistics services in Hong Kong. This value-added service poised great business potential in addition to our traditional offerings."