The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) is a hub for clinical research and technology companies around the world. In our free quarterly newsletter, we bring you updates on our work and the impact that we are having in advancing the global clinical research industry.


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January 2021 – Covid Vaccines, Diversity & Inclusion and More…

    • ACRO drafts letters to ACIP, NGA, ASTH, and DHSC on COVID Vaccine Distribution
    • Introducing ACRO’s new Diversity and Inclusion Committee
    • ACRO Welcomes Saama Technologies
    • 2021 ACRO Officers

October 2020 – ACRO in ACTION, TMAP, Science37 and More

    • ACRO in ACTION: Insights from COVID-era
    • Realizing the Promise of Decentralized Trials
    • ACRO’s Technology Innovation Working Group
    • ACRO Welcomes Science37
    • RBQM Session at Medidata NEXT

September 2020 –New Framework to Advance Decentralized Trials 

    • ACRO Members Create New Framework to Advance Decentralized Trials
    • ACRO DCT White Paper: A New Quality-by-Design, Risk-Based Framework
    • Decentralized Trials Working Party Toolkit

May 2020 – International Clinical Trials Day

    • Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day
    • Sample Social Media

April 2020 – Special Edition: ACRO’s COVID-19 Resources

    • ACRO Resources on COVID-19
    • Congress Passes COVID-19 Stimulus Package

March 2020 – Senate Health Committee, EUCROF, and More 

    • ACRO in Action
    • ACRO Executive Director Doug Peddicord speaks at EUCROF
    • Legislative Update

December 2019 – RBM Research and More From ACRO

    • Signant Health Becomes Newest ACRO Member
    • 2020 Board Officers Elected
    • New White Papers on RBM and RBQM
    • ACRO Hosts Congressional Briefing

October 2019 – A Summer of Tech Innovation in Clinical Trials

    • ACRO meets with Acting FDA Commissioner and HHS Deputy Secretary
    • CRO Forum plans RBM “Best Practices” workshop at SCRS 2019
    • Industry Pain Points Committee plans for 2020
    • ACRO and Congressional Research and Development Caucus to hold October Congressional Briefing

July 2019 – Insight into Oversight

    • ACRO calls for adoption of RBM as industry best practice
    • CRO Forum develops working group paper on trial oversight
    • FDA’s public workshop on RBM
    • CFO Roundtable experts meet with Treasury on Section 59A Proposed Regulations

February 2019 – A 2018 recap and an exciting year ahead

  • ACRO welcomes new members!
  • We’re talking Decentralized Trials at SCRS Europe 2019
  • CFO Roundtable comments on proposed BEAT rule
  • European Scientific & Regulatory Committee roundup
  • 2018 UK roundtables wrap with 6 policy proposals
  • Addressing ‘Industry Pain Points’
  • ACRO’s Executive Director becomes Chair of CDISC Board
  • A tech-centered view: Looking ahead at 2019
  • Become an ACRO Member!

July 2018 – Welcome and updates

  • ACRO members talk UK competitiveness, Brexit and more, with NHS
  • ACRO and SCRS host Risk-Based Monitoring webinar series
  • New video and infographic!
  • British MP Benn talks Brexit challenges and the future of UK clinical research industry
  • Alleviation of industry pain points
  • ACRO hosts discussion of new accounting standards
  • Committee grapples with new challenges posed by GDPR
  • ACRO European regulatory committee connects CRO expertise to EU Portal and Database

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