SanaClis acquisition of PPH plus assets strengthens pan-European service competency

news-releasesSanaClis s.r.o.
May 1st 2018

Bratislava, Slovakia: – Award-winning full-service CRO SanaClis s.r.o. has announced its asset acquisition of Frankfurt am Main, Germany, based contract research organization PPH plus GmbH & Co. KG.

The acquisition signals a significant expansion of SanaClis core operations from Central and Eastern Europe to Western Europe.

Ever closer relationship

PPH plus provides significant operational and management consultancy services to clinical trial sponsors in Western European countries, especially in Germany and Austria.

“This acquisition stems from a long-established and ever closer professional relationship between the SanaClis and PPH plus management,” said SanaClis Managing Partner Alexander Fetkovsky.

Europe-wide coverage

“The acquisition of PPH plus assets strengthens our combined ability to offer leading-edge full-service clinical research and support services right across Europe, with very considerable opportunity to benefit from pooling our impressive expertise and knowledge,” he added.

“It allows us to grow our capabilities and country coverage,” said Mr. Fetkovsky, as underlined by Dr. med. Johanna Schenk, FFPM, Managing Director and COO, PPH plus, by adding that “PPH plus is extremely delighted to join forces with SanaClis on this important move to operationally and geographically enhanced customer services”.

In addition to classical CRO services such as clinical monitoring and project management, regulatory affairs, data management and biostatistics, SanaClis also offers IMP management services in European countries via a network of GxP compliant warehouses. This is enhanced by its groundbreaking IMP/CTS warehouse management software.

About SanaClis

SanaClis is a European full-service CRO offering a comprehensive range of services for clinical trials.

SanaClis has experience of successfully delivering studies for sponsors of all sizes, starting from virtual biotechs through to top 10 pharma companies. Every project is a priority for the SanaClis team, irrespective of size or scope. The company’s operations are guided by the strong believe that every company and professional partner deserves the best possible service, responsiveness and dedication, which SanaClis routinely provides to all clients.

In addition to being a full-service CRO, SanaClis is one of the very few service providers with in-house logistics capabilities. These include QP services, IMP/CT management, customs brokerage, warehousing and distribution and sourcing of clinical trial materials, comparators and rescue medication.

About PPH plus

PPH plus GmbH & Co. KG (PPH plus) is a specialized Contract Research Organization (CRO) that provides operational and consultancy services in and around clinical trials, phase I to IV.

Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, PPH plus was initially founded in in 2004 as PharmaProjekthaus and renamed PPH plus in 2011, retaining its founding mission to boost clinical development by providing state-of-the-art management consultancy and leadership in clinical trial programs.

The company operates a custom-built business model to serve the global pharma and biotech industry in all clinical development phases on projects of any complexity and size.

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