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We are engaged in multiple public, private, and academic clinical projects on a daily basis, contributing to the development of innovative medical solutions to those in need. Here, we publish news and highlights of our projects and activities, offering you an up-to-date perspective on our company.

CR2O and Artemis Bioservices successfully continue their well-established cooperation

CR2O is a leading European clinical CRO, specialised in managing and operating early-stage infectious disease clinical trials. Artemis Bioservices is a specialty lab, evaluating viral vaccines and antiviral therapeutics, in particular against emerging, zoonotic and vector-borne diseases. For several years, CR2O and Artemis Bioservices have teamed up to advance industry- and public partners’ compounds from bench to various stages of...
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CR2O and 3D-PharmXchange are celebrating and securing their successful ongoing collaboration

A successful drug development strategy is a well-designed and dynamic process. Making sure regulatory requirements are embedded from the start, is key. From pre-clinical all the way to registration, a well-organized set of action plans needs to be in place that guides and accelerates the client’s vision on how to support their targeted therapeutic area. CR2O ( and 3D-PharmXchange (
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Initiation of the First-in-Human trial with Dyadic’s SARS-CoV-2-RBD vaccine candidate DYAI-100

CR2O is happy to announce that the First-in-Human trial with Dyadic’s SARS-CoV-2-RBD vaccine candidate DYAI-100 has started in South Africa. Dyadic International Inc. is a global biotechnology company focused on further improving, applying and deploying its proprietary C1-cell protein production platform to accelerate development, lower production costs and improve the performance of biologic vaccines and drugs at flexible commercial scales....
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LARISSA consortium reaches milestone: Novel Rift Valley fever vaccine dosed in Phase I human trial

The first healthy volunteer was dosed with hRVFV-4s, a novel live-attenuated Rift Valley fever vaccine. A clinical trial, run by the LARISSA[1] consortium and which started this week, will assess the safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of the vaccine candidate. “We are very proud and excited to have reached this milestone,” says Carine Punt, CEO of WUR Spin-out BunyaVax, the company...
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First clinical trial authorisation under ECTR is a fact

The clinical trial application of the LARISSA study is the first application submitted successfully by CR2O under the new European Clinical Trial Regulation (ECTR). The ECTR is the new regulation for receiving ethical and regulatory approval in the European Union and European Economic Area by using the Clinical Trial Information System (CTIS) centralized portal to submit clinical trial applications. LARISSA...
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Freya Pharma Solutions to start pivotal Phase III study with CR2O as clinical operational partner

Freya Pharma Solutions, a late clinical stage company focusing on the development of effective pharmaceutical therapies for women who have been diagnosed with Female Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder (FSIAD). Freya Pharma Solutions plans to conduct the pivotal Phase III clinical trial with its therapy Lybrido in 516 patients across Europe to confirm the efficacy of Lybrido in women suffering from female...
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Citryll to start first-in-human studies with CR2O as clinical operations partner

Citryll has planned the start of first in human studies for its development candidate CIT-013 for July 2021. CR2O is proud to be a part of Citryll’s exiting journey offering their services and operational expertise in early clinical development. Citryll is a private pharmaceutical company based in Oss, the Netherlands that is dedicated to the development and commercialization of therapeutics...
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CR2O to manage First-in-Human trial with Dyadic’s SARS-CoV-2-S-RBD vaccine candidate DYAI-100

CR2O is proud to announce today it will manage and further support the clinical and preclinical development of DYAI-100, Dyadic’s C1 produced SARS-CoV-2-S-RBD vaccine candidate. The first-in-human trial with DYAI-100 is expected to begin in H2 2021.  Dyadic International Inc., a global biotechnology company focused on further improving, applying and deploying its proprietary C1-cell protein production platform to accelerate development,...
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CR2O profiled in Biotech NEWS and Life Sciences

Dutch industry magazine Biotech NEWS and Life Sciences has profiled CR2O in their 2020 Winter edition. Biotech NEWS and Life Sciences is a national magazine reporting on trends and news within health and life sciences in The Netherlands. During the interview with CR2O, management team members Cari, Ellemieke, and Nick explain how CR2O has seen considerable growth over the past years, and...
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H2020 awards contract to ENDFLU, CR2O coordinated vaccine trial

The EU Research and Innovation programme HORIZON 2020 has awarded a contract to a consortium that aims towards a next generation influenza vaccine to protect citizens worldwide (an EU-India collaboration). The ENDFLU consortium gathers seven European partners from five countries (NL, DE, BE, SE and CH) and seven Indian partners. As one of the partners CR2O BV will coordinate the...
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