Ensuring successful CRO-sponsor relationships focus of March 5 seminar

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019

OLATHE — Strengthening partnerships with contract research organizations, or CROs, is the focus of an upcoming professional development seminar for the animal health industry.

"CRO-Sponsor Relationships: Best Practices to Improve Efficiency and Regulatory Process Outcomes" is from 1-5 p.m. on March 5 at Kansas State University's Olathe campus and online for those unable to attend in person. The seminar explores the benefits, barriers and best practices for successful and productive partnerships for sponsors and the contract research organizations they work with.

Representatives from industry, government and academia will address various topics throughout the seminar. Topics include how to establish a foundation for effective sponsor-contract research organization relationships, best practices for maintaining on-going relationships from a variety of perspectives, what data package quality reveals about partnerships and more.

A speaker panel will further discuss the topics and answer attendee questions.

This seminar is part of a series that provides topical information in animal health regulatory affairs. The seminars are designed to connect the animal health industry with regulatory agency and academic perspectives, with the goal of facilitating a dialog that may help craft solutions and actions that improve aspects of the regulatory process.

More than 350 professionals from animal health companies and affiliated industries across the world have attend previous regulatory affairs seminars. Participant feedback has shown that the information is impactful and making a difference in the industry.

Visit olathe.k-state.edu/regaffairs to register for "CRO-Sponsor Relationships: Best Practices to Improve Efficiency and Regulatory Process Outcomes."