Biocom - Life Sciences Association of California
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Responding to the extraordinary growth of outsourcing in the life science industries and the expanding number of contract research organizations (CROs) in Southern California, Biocom launched a CRO Initiative that fosters the creation of an outsourcing community while identifying ways to connect local companies to this expanding network. Through a series of events that educate local industry companies about the vast array of services that Southern California CROs/CMOs have to offer, Biocom also identifies ways to connect member companies to this expanding network.


This web portal provides life science companies direct access to Biocom's CRO members by searching for specific criteria based upon their needs. This website was created as a way to share with our life science members the vast array of services that our local CRO community has to offer. Life Science companies can access a comprehensive CRO directory and easily search for a CRO company based upon specific criteria. Additionally featured is a drug development guide that provides a detailed description of each phase of development including a list of CRO members that can assist in bringing safe and effective new treatments to patients.

CRO COmmittee

This committee was formed to build a unique support network between industry companies and CROs. The committee is comprised of representatives that have expertise in discovery, development, manufacturing, clinical research and/or marketing of therapeutic, device and diagnostic products. Committee members help to identify ways that industry members can work with CROs to strategize about their specific needs.View Committee section

For more information on Biocom's CRO Initiative please contact: Kira Jenkins, Director of Membership, at kjenkins@biocom.orgor 858.455.0300x117

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CRO Specific Events

Educational Events:

These courses provide an overview of all aspects of drug development and are targeted towards educating industry members on how CROs can be your partner.

  • Networking Receptions:
  • These mixers are discipline specific and are targeted for industry representatives to meet local CROs that can specifically assist with their company's needs.

  • Best Practices for CROs Seminar Series:
  • This series was designed specifically for CROs. We will provide invaluable experience surrounding pertinent issues such as marketing, personnel strategies, successful infrastructure/ system strategies and partnerships.

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