Awards and Recognition

SCRIP Awards
  • Named “Best CRO” 2015 for our capacity to “keep up with the changing needs of our environment” and to be “an agent in driving positive change in the clinical development process.”
  • “INC’s therapeutic focus, unique Trusted Process® clinical development methodology and significant commitment and progress in the development of strong site relationships really make it stand above our other nominations this year.” Mike Ward, Global Director of Content for Informa Pharma and Healthcare
  • We were a finalist for the same award in 2014.
  • Ranked “Top CRO to Work With” by investigative sites among top 10 global CROs in 2017
  • Ranked “Top CRO to Work With” by investigative sites among large global CROs for a second time in 2015, following on from 2013
  • The only CRO to rank consistently among the top three CROs in all seven CenterWatch site relationship surveys conducted since 2007
  • Rated #1 CRO for having professional medical staff in clinical operations.
Recognizing Exceptional Leadership
  • Jean Chitwood, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development was named to the PharmaVOICE100 list of inspiring leaders in clinical research in 2016
  • Michael Gibertini, PhD, President, Clinical Development and Alan Ong, Executive Vice President Asia/Pacific both named to the PharmaVOICE 100 list of inspiring leaders in clinical research in 2015
  • Judy Swilley, PhD, Executive Vice President, Global Clinical Operations and Alliance Management; and Tara Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President, Biometrics named to the PharmaVOICE 100 list of inspiring leaders in clinical research in 2014.
  • Jeff Kueffer, Executive Vice President, Global Operations Management was named to the PharmaVOICE 100 list of inspiring leaders in clinical research in 2013
Industry Recognition
  • Winner of the Medidata “Trial of the Future” Award for Operational Excellence
  • First company to be accredited across the entire Medidata Clinical Cloud suite of platforms
  • Finalist for the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) Eagle Award which recognizes exceptional site partnerships
  • Named “Best CRO” in the Research Triangle by Triangle Business Journal
IAOCR Workforce Quality Accreditation
  • Winner of the Bronze Clinical Operations Workforce Quality Accreditation.
  • INC Research is the first organization and the first global CRO to be accredited by the IAOCR ClinicalOperations Workforce Quality Accreditation program, achievement of which serves as a quality mark for clinical operations workforce excellence. INC has achieved the “Bronze Standard” under the program.
  • IAOCR is the accreditation body for the clinical research sector internationally, providing a comprehensive range of accreditation services supported by training and organizational development consultancy services.
  • INC began working toward achieving Bronze level as part of a pilot program in 2015. INC Research was the first company to start on this pioneering journey by participating in the Bronze level pilot, ultimately completing Bronze standard accreditation in 2016.
  • In awarding the bronze accreditation to INC Research, IAOCR reviewers noted the Company maintains an exceptional technical training program in line with job descriptions, employees have access to and understand how to obtain critical training, there is a robust process within the Company for learning needs analysis and there is a well-developed performance management and “red flag” system.