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September 07, 2010 13:03 ET

INC Research Named Finalist of Prestigious Scrip Awards 2010

INC Research to Attend 6th Annual Scrip Awards, as Clinical Research Team of the Year Finalist in London, Nov 4th 2010

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwire - September 7, 2010) -  INC Research®, a therapeutically focused contract research organization (CRO) with a trusted process for delivering reliable results, has been selected as a finalist for the Clinical Research Team of the Year category for the 6th Annual Scrip Awards for its "Proof of Concept, Proof of Teamwork -- Successful Phase IIa Stroke Study" project. The awards ceremony will be held in London on Nov. 4th.

INC Research assembled a stellar team with deep therapeutic expertise for this full-service Phase IIa placebo-controlled stroke trial across multiple countries. The team overcame initial patient recruitment challenges with suggested protocol modifications and was able to turn the study around to provide a very strong clinical study report (CSR) to meet the sponsor's timelines.

The Scrip Awards are organized by Scrip Publishing with a distinguished international panel of judges. Finalists for each award category were evaluated by this judging panel consisting of 19 industry experts to extensively examine each pharmaceutical, biotech and clinical research companies' work. In celebration of the launch of Scrip Clinical Research, Scrip's sister publication, three new categories were added to the awards line-up, including Clinical Research Team of the Year.

"We are extremely proud of the achievements from this clinical research team, which have exceeded customer expectations. Our therapeutic expertise combined with proven clinical trial management processes enables all of our high performing teams to reduce variability and better manage risk for our customers," said James Ogle, CEO of INC Research. "We are honored to be recognized in this category alongside other respected industry players."

Details of the award ceremony can be found at www.scripawards.com.

About The Scrip Awards 2010
The Scrip Awards, hosted by Informa Healthcare -- one of the world's leading medical and scientific publishers -- brings together hundreds of senior-level industry experts at one of the industry's most prestigious contested awards ceremony, to highlight the achievements of pharmaceutical companies throughout the year. For further information visit www.scripawards.com

About INC Research® Inc.
INC Research is a therapeutically focused contract research organization (CRO) with a high performance reputation for conducting global clinical development programs of the highest integrity. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies look to INC Research for a complete range of customized Phase I through Phase IV programs in therapeutic areas of specialty, and in innovative pediatric and women's health trials. The company's The Trusted Process® methodology and therapeutic foresight leads customers to more confident, better-informed drug and device development decisions. INC Research is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information please visit www.incresearch.com.

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