MONTREAL, Jan 20, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - MedQualis, a Canadian Clinical Research Organization company, located in Montreal, has entered into an agreement with the multinational Keyrus Group, a global player in consulting and performance management technologies holding a biopharmaceutical division. Indeed, the latter, already present in Europe and in the MENA region (Middle East - North Africa), has acquired its biomedical research activities. This transaction includes the Montreal office of MedQualis.
"The addition of Keyrus' large clinical expertise will allow MedQualis to provide a more comprehensive and diversified North American offer to meet our customers' expectations. It is with great enthusiasm that my team joins the Keyrus Biopharma group" said President and Chief Clinical Operations of MedQualis, Brigitte Marcheterre.
Having undergone many changes in recent years, the pharmaceutical industry has had to turn to Contract Research Organization such as Keyrus BioPharma and MedQualis to find more adapted solutions. By uniting their strength, MedQualis and Keyrus will offer a more innovative and global offer in this increasingly competitive and international market.
Kemal Mebarki, CEO of Keyrus Biopharma activities, commented: "This transaction is part of our objectives to be an active player in the globalization of clinical trials and the desire to be closer to our valued customers in North America. Together, Keyrus Biopharma and MedQualis will be able deploy all its professional know-how to meet the challenges of its clients in the pharmaceutical industry, the medical device industry, nutrition, cosmetology and biotechnology.
Ms. Marcheterre added "I also want to thank all MedQualis customers who have contributed to our business success. We will now be able to even better serve our customers with our extended offer".
Founded in 2002, MedQualis is a contractual clinical research organization (CRO) offering a range of flexible services to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industry.
For further information: Brigitte Marcheterre, MedQualis, 514 526-0626 ext.236, [email protected]