CEO & Chairman Jim Walker of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer and leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D in the life sciences industry, announced today that Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. has ranked as one of the 2007 top 100 fastest-growing, privately-held businesses in the Philadelphia region by the Philadelphia 100®, a joint project of the Wharton Small Business Development Center, the Entrepreneurs' Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Business Journal.
Philadelphia 100® rankings are based on verifiable revenue growth over the past 3 years. The 2007 Philadelphia 100 marks the 19th anniversary of this prestigious and respected program. As a result, ranking as a Philadelphia 100 company is highly competitive. This year the Philadelphia 100 received more than 500 qualified nominations from eligible businesses.
“We are very pleased to receive this acknowledgment of our efforts for the fifth year in a row,” commented Walker. “Our outstanding operational, financial and employee growth is due to our unique blend of expertise, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Octagon is positioned to continue to capitalize on standards and technology trends in our industry and contribute to the growing economy of the Greater Philadelphia region."
The 2007 Philadelphia 100 Awards Dinner and Ceremony will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2007 at the Sheraton Hotel in Center City. Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. will be listed among the fastest growing, privately held businesses in the October 26th issue of the Philadelphia Business Journal as well as on the Philadelphia 100 and Wharton Small Business Development Center websites.
About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon is a pioneer and leading process-centric solutions provider that offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process, and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Octagon synchronizes processes and increases automation to reduce island-to-island inefficiencies within the clinical research and development process. We leverage the power of electronic submissions through deep domain knowledge, cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Berkhamsted, UK.