Navigation Links
Alacrita Establishes U.S. Headquarters in Boston Area
Date:9/14/2012

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, September 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Office opens in Kendall Square to better serve U.S. life science sector

Alacrita, which is changing the face of pharma consulting, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and the Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment announced today that the U.K.-based company has expanded into Massachusetts. Alacrita has formally established a new office in Cambridge, Massachusetts that will allow the company to build its U.S. life science consulting capability and more effectively serve its clients in North America. The expansion announcement follows the March 2011 visit to the U.K. by Governor Deval Patrick and a delegation of state leaders from industry, academia and government to promote mutually beneficial collaborations.

Since inception in 2009, Alacrita has built a reputation for delivering expert consulting services to the life science industry. The firm is led by its two founding partners Anthony Walker and Rob Johnson, who are supported by a global network of specialist consultants. Rob Johnson has relocated to Boston to lead the US office.

Alacrita serves a prestigious and expanding client base of life science companies and investors by supporting them on a broad range of technical and commercial issues. The company maintains a network of elite industry professionals that it draws upon to supplement its in-house expertise, which ranges from market and payer research, regulatory affairs and quality through to clinical development and intellectual property.

"To date, we have concentrated on serving our European clients with their European needs. By expanding our presence to the heart of the world's leading life science cluster, we are better configured to serve our growing roster of U.S. clients with their consulting needs," said Johnson. "Massachusetts is home to more than 500 biotech and pharma companies with about 1,000 drugs in development. Despite the complexity of the European market, it equals the U.S. in market size and offers a substantial opportunity for realizing value as well as a source of innovation."

"Thanks to our growth strategy of investing in education, innovation and infrastructure, Massachusetts continues to lead the world in life sciences," said Governor Patrick, who led a trade mission to the U.K. last year to build on the business ties between the UK and Massachusetts. "We welcome Alacrita to the Commonwealth and look forward to working with them to create jobs and opportunities in the Commonwealth."

"We are delighted that Alacrita selected Cambridge, Massachusetts as its U.S. headquarters and welcome them to our thriving life sciences community," said Susan Windham-Bannister, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the agency charged with implementing Governor Patrick's 10-year, $1-billion Life Sciences Initiative. "Alacrita's presence will contribute to our economy and help Massachusetts companies better navigate the European market."

"I join the Governor in celebrating Alacrita's arrival in Massachusetts," said Ken Brown, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment. "Today's announcement demonstrates that the Commonwealth is a compelling destination for innovation and global business."

"I look forward to seeing Alacrita grow their business here in the Massachusetts supercluster, with the support of U.K. Trade & Investment. I hope their success will help create further channels for U.K./U.S. partnerships - our UKTI teams at the British Consulate stand ready to assist," said Susie Kitchens, the new British Consul General to New England.

"Massachusetts is home to the most innovative companies across the entire life sciences spectrum, working hand-in-hand to bring new treatments from the bench to the bedside," said Robert K. Coughlin, President & CEO of MassBio, a 600-plus-member life sciences trade association. "We are thrilled to welcome companies like Alacrita who play a very important role in our world-class life sciences ecosystem."

About Alacrita Consulting

Alacrita is a rapidly growing management consulting firm providing expertise-based services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life science sectors. The firm has an unrivalled network of experts who operate across the spectrum of life sciences. They combine extensive international industry experience (strategic, technical and commercial), broad functional capabilities and a track record of success across the industry.

Since inception, Alacrita has completed successful consulting projects for big pharma and biotech companies, life science investors and government bodies.

http://www.alacritaconsulting.com

For further information, please contact:

Alacrita:

Rob Johnson, +1-781-249-3324

Anthony Walker, +44-207-691-4915

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center:

Angus G. McQuilken, +1-617-921-7749 or amcquilken@masslifesciences.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Alacrita Consulting
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Aethlon Medical Establishes Extracorporeal Therapy Scientific Advisory Board
2. FDA Establishes New Product Codes for Interbody Devices With Integrated Fixation
3. BioHealth Innovation, Inc. Caps Next Phase Of Development With Move To New Headquarters And Addition Of Staff
4. Oil 4 Less LLC, the Home of Codatron TM Announces New Management Headquarters
5. Textile Company PurThread Technologies Opens Headquarters in Durham, North Carolina and Hires New Senior Staff
6. City of Mason and Top Gun Sales Performance Announce $4 Million Investment In New Corporate Headquarters
7. Tengion Announces Relocation of Corporate Headquarters to Current Facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
8. Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Moves Corporate Headquarters to Cambridge, Massachusetts
9. Sundberg Kicks Off National Expansion With Openings of New Headquarters, Logistically Centric Mega Warehouses
10. Sanofi Signs Agreement for Type 1 Diabetes Research with Boston Academic Teaching Hospital
11. Cadence Pharmaceuticals To Present At The Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc. 37th Annual Health Care Conference In Boston On May 8, 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... has made significant investments in recruiting top industry experts, and expanding its LATAM ... which provides industry-leading tools for clients to manage their clinical trial projects. , ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... Cambridge Semantics, ... web technology, today announced that it has been named to The Silicon Review’s “20 ... services and other markets, Cambridge Semantics serves the needs of end users facing some ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... ... Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Charles “Chuck” Gardner was named president ... Since then, he has served in a number of key leadership positions including secretary ... and exposition committees. In his professional career, Dr. Gardner is the director of product ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... VANCOUVER, British Columbia , April 27, 2016 ... "Gesellschaft" oder "NanoStruck") (CSE: NSK) (OTCPink: NSKQB) ( ... sie im Anschluss an ihre Pressemitteilung vom 13. ... Inc. erhalten hat, ihre Finanzen um zusätzliche 200.000.000 ... auf 4.000.000 Kanadische Dollar zu bringen. Davon wurden ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016 First quarter 2016:   ... with the first quarter of 2015 The gross margin ... (loss: 18.8) and the operating margin was 40% (-13) ... Cash flow from operations was SEK 249.9 M (21.2) , ... unchanged, SEK 7,000-8,500 M. The operating margin for 2016 ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... Research and Markets has announced ... 2016-2020"  report to their offering.  , ,     (Logo: ... analysts forecast the global multimodal biometrics market to ... period 2016-2020.  Multimodal biometrics is being ... the healthcare, BFSI, transportation, automotive, and government for ...
(Date:4/15/2016)... 2016  A new partnership announced today will ... decisions in a fraction of the time it ... high-value life insurance policies to consumers without requiring ... Force Diagnostics, rapid testing (A1C, Cotinine and HIV) ... pressure, weight, pulse, BMI, and activity data) available ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):