LEO Pharma, a global leader in medical dermatology, and Veeva Systems today announced a strategic technology partnership to enable scalable digital trials that are patient-centric and paperless.
Building on its success with the Veeva Clinical Operations Suite, LEO Pharma will complete its standardization on existing Veeva clinical technology, be an early adopter of future Veeva solutions, and help to shape the Veeva digital trials roadmap. By adopting technology and optimized business processes, LEO Pharma plans to achieve the following while maintaining the highest standards of data accuracy, regulatory compliance, and patient safety:
• Significantly improved patient experience;
• Increased patient diversity through decentralized trials;
• Higher accuracy in clinical data;
• 25% reduction in clinical trial cost;
• 25% reduction in clinical trial time.
LEO Pharma will utilize the integrated suite of Veeva clinical products, including eTMF, CTMS, CDMS, Site Connect, eConsent, ePRO, Virtual Visits, and eSource.
“We’ve been exploring ways to transform clinical trials, but COVID-19 sped up this process. By promptly responding to changing market dynamics, we kept our trials going without delay. Partnering with Veeva supports our 2030 strategy as it will help us to bring innovative treatments to patients faster while also supporting a more sustainable business,” said Jörg Möller, executive vice president and head of R&D at LEO Pharma. “Veeva’s track record of product excellence makes it the ideal long-term partner to help us achieve this, enabling us to help patients faster and better.”
“We’re thrilled and honored to extend our longstanding partnership with LEO Pharma to be an early adopter of our full digital trials platform,” said Peter Gassner, founder and CEO of Veeva. “We intend to help move the industry forward with a scalable digital trials platform that significantly improves the clinical trial process for patients, sites, and sponsors.”
About Veeva Systems
Veeva (veeva.com) is the global leader in cloud software for the life sciences industry. Committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success, Veeva serves more than 1,000 customers, ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechs. As a Public Benefit Corporation, Veeva is committed to balancing the interests of all stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, and the industries it serves.
About LEO Pharma
LEO Pharma (leo-pharma.com) helps people achieve healthy skin. The company is a leader in medical dermatology with a robust R&D pipeline, a wide range of therapies, and a pioneering spirit. Founded in 1908 and majority owned by the LEO Foundation, LEO Pharma has devoted decades of research and development to advance the science of dermatology, setting new standards of care for people with skin conditions. LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark with a global team of 6,000 people, serving 93 million patients in 130 countries. In 2020, the company generated net sales of EUR 1,359 million.
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Contact: Henrik Heskjaer - LEO Pharma
P: +45 3140 6180 - E: hdtdk[.]leo-pharma.com.