Alira Health Strengthens Clinical Operations with the Acquisition of Sourcia
Complements Alira Health’s Established US and EU Mediterranean Clinical Operations with a Strong Central European Presence
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – April 5, 2022 – Alira Health, a global health care advisory and technology company, announced that it has acquired a full-service Contract Research Organization (CRO), Sourcia, that provides services for Phase I to Phase IV clinical trials with a focus on biotech, medical devices, and digital therapeutics. Founded in 2012, Sourcia is based in Europe, with headquarters in Zevenbergen, The Netherlands, and operational offices in Munich, Germany, and Vienna, Austria.
“The increasing need for time-efficient and cost-effective drug development is driving demand for CRO services. We believe that Sourcia’s integrated outsourcing model is particularly suited to the needs of today’s market,” said Benjamin Chambon, Chief Commercial Officer of Alira Health. “Sourcia is a well-established player in the European CRO market with a deeply experienced leadership team and a strong reputation in the VC community for a pattern of innovation. We are incredibly honored to welcome them to Alira Health.”
“Sourcia’s unique integrated outsourcing model lets biotech and MedTech clients manage clinical trials with the highest level of effectiveness, efficiency, and trust”, said Verena Koepke, Managing Partner of Sourcia. “We are extremely pleased to become part of Alira Health and expand our capabilities of full-service clinical work. Alira Health’s broad range of tech-enabled consulting and advisory services, complemented by its mission to humanize healthcare, is where our industry is headed.”