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About Celerion

A trusted, experienced clinical research organization (CRO)

We Are Celerion

Our 40+ years of experience, innovative strategies, global capabilities, and expertise in early phase research make us faster than our competitors. That means you get key data sooner, enabling you to make earlier go/no-go decisions about your drug's development.  It’s all in the name: Celerion is derived from the Latin celeritas (meaning swiftness and speed), which reflects our founding principle—that fast, reliable research is vital to a product's success. Our vision is to be the premier provider of early stage drug development solutions to you,  achieved through experienced leadership, the passion of our employees and a commitment to excellence.

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, encouraging, and supportive workplace and welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities. We celebrate the diversity of our employees and the tremendous depth of experience it adds to our organization to assist us in accomplishing our mission. Our mission is to focus every day on helping our clients get their drugs to market, so that they touch the lives of our family, friends and people in need around the world.


Why Choose Celerion for Your Clinical Trial?




Our 40+ years of experience conducting 6,000+ studies ensures the collection of quality data through efficient and effective study designs.


Speed is part of our name. We optimize our studies for speed and efficiency at every stage, to generate actionable data faster than our competitors.


From data acquisition strategies to advanced facilities, we lead the way in leveraging new technology to provide faster, more accurate data, at less cost.


With facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia, in 30 countries worldwide, we conduct trials with the right patients, in the right places, to get the data you need.

Our Capabilities as a Leading CRO

We’ve come a long way since our legacy company’s first clinical trial in 1969. Today, Celerion is one of the world's leading CROs in early phase research, working with pharmaceutical companies and patients around the globe. We are more than 1,000 full-time scientific and medical personnel with the skills to design, execute, and interpret complex clinical studies, while upholding the highest standard of ethics. Our facilities offer over 650 beds and are among the most extensive in the industry, and our clinical research professionals have extensive experience and expertise to help you transition through Proof of Concept and beyond across North America, Europe, and Asia. Using these resources, we help get your product into the world faster, so you can start making a difference in people’s lives.

Management Team

When you work with Celerion, you get access to over 100 years of collective hands-on experience from our senior management team. Our CRO industry knowledge and expertise will help you surpass your competition.
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