CARDIFF, Wales, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Simbec-Orion Group Limited, ("Simbec-Orion" or the "Group"), the specialist global Contract Research Organisation (CRO) offering all phases of development in Europe, North America and Australia focused on early and late stage clinical development and a leader in oncology and orphan diseases, will attend the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2014 Congress to be held September 26-30 in Madrid, Spain.
Simbec-Orion will be represented at stand 149 (Hall 8). Following the successful integration of both businesses, representatives from the Group will be delighted to meet with its future and ongoing clients.
Simbec-Orion was formed in June 2014 through the merger of Simbec Research Limited and ORION Clinical Services Limited to create a full service international contract research organisation with capabilities in both Early Stage Clinical Development and Late Stage Clinical Development with deep expertise in oncology and rare and orphan diseases. The Group employs approximately 250 staff and has operations across Europe, Australia and the United States together with capabilities in multiple other territories. Simbec-Orion is headquartered in the UK, in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales.
About ESMO 2014
ESMO is Europe's leading medical oncology society, and is dedicated to informing, educating, and supporting each individual practitioner and researcher in the rapidly evolving medical oncology landscape. The theme for ESMO 2014 is 'Precision Medicine in Cancer Care'. This year's congress will feature presentations of some of the latest research and trials including targeted therapies and immunotherapeutic approaches, joint symposia with representatives of all cancer specialties, and robust debates on the clinical challenges of supplying genuinely personalized cancer treatment. The event is designed to provide attendees and participants with plentiful opportunities to make new contacts, discuss new findings, learn from experts, and review presentations - both online and at the Congress itself. For more information, please visit: http://www.esmo.org/Conferences/ESMO-2014-Congress
For more information, please contact:
Ronald Openshaw, Chief Executive Officer
Peter MacLennan, Head of Business Development
Consilium Strategic Communications
SOURCE Simbec-Orion Group Limited