ClearTrial on the Podium and on Display at Leading Industry Events in the US and Europe

Global demand for ClearTrial industry thought leadership continues and will be highlighted at events in Lyon, San Francisco and Philadelphia

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ClearTrial (, the leading provider of software for the planning, forecasting, and tracking of clinical project and financial performance, today announced that ClearTrial has been invited to present an assessment of leading clinical study costing methods at the CBI Clinical Trial Budgeting and Project Management conference. Being held December 6th and 7th in San Francisco, the conference offers best practices and compelling case studies to help life sciences companies forecast and plan their clinical trials for better budget and timeline management.

Kelly Larrabee, Senior Director, Clinical Services at ClearTrial, will present "A Comparative Analysis of Leading Clinical Study Costing Methods" at the conference. The presentation is based on the findings of independent clinical operations expert Kenneth Wu, who examined the leading approaches sponsor companies are taking to cost clinical studies. Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of these methods, Larrabee will also answer questions such as which costing method is the most accurate, and what methods are preferred by other industries that are facing cost constraints.

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ClearTrial Software on Display at European and US Events

In addition to speaking at the CBI conference, ClearTrial will be exhibiting at two key industry conferences, demonstrating the company’s award-winning Clinical Trial Operations software:

10th Annual Partnerships in Clinical Trials Congress and Expo
Lyon, France
November 15-18, 2011
Stand 118

Informa Life Science’s Partnerships in Clinical Trials is Europe’s largest event dedicated to improving clinical outsourcing efficiency. During the conference, 150 expert speakers and more than 1000 attendees will review the strategic and operational challenges of partnering with clinical research organizations (CROs), and share best practices for overcoming these challenges. For more information or to register, visit

3rd Global Clinical Budgeting and Contracting Conference
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
December 8-9, 2011
Exhibit Hall

This ExL Pharma conference brings together industry, academia, and medical professionals to engage with speaker faculty and their peers to learn best practices concerning budgeting and contracting issues and processes needed to conduct successful clinical trials. For more information or to register, visit

“We’re honored to share our industry thought leadership and best practices to help the life sciences industry overcome significant cost and resource constraints in clinical development,” noted Andrew Grygiel, Chief Marketing Officer for ClearTrial. “The extensive clinical intelligence built into ClearTrial software represents one of the key reasons our customers are gaining dramatic internal and supplier efficiencies, compressing study cycle-times, and reducing study costs.”

About ClearTrial®

ClearTrial is the leading provider of Clinical Trial Operations (CTO) software, linking clinical planning, forecasting, and tracking of operational and financial performance in a single, integrated system. ClearTrial’s award-winning software helps life sciences companies streamline their clinical operations from Plan to Payment™ without sacrificing quality of results, providing executives and functional leaders in clinical operations, resource planning, finance, outsourcing, and project management with a common platform that promotes speed, accuracy, and consistency throughout the organization. For more information visit

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