WORCESTER, Mass., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Averica Discovery Services, a contract research organization (CRO) with specialized expertise in small molecule analysis and purification, today announced that it has established a research collaboration with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The open-ended agreement allows the two organizations to share their expertise on a variety of projects.
"WPI's emphasis on real world applications of advanced research fits well with Averica's focus on providing the highest quality analytical services to early stage drug researchers," noted Jeffrey Kiplinger , PhD, president of Averica. "WPI's expertise in solid state chemistry enhances our strengths as we expand our suite of pre-formulation services, and we intend to develop specific research collaborations that will be fruitful for both organizations. In Massachusetts we are fortunate to be located near many world class academic institutions, and we anticipate establishing additional collaborations going forward."
Averica Discovery Services supplies a wide variety of chromatography and analytical services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and other life sciences researchers. Averica works with its clients to speed lead optimization and early development timelines and it provides highly pure assay material for programs requiring milligram to kilogram quantities.
"One factor that sets WPI apart is our commitment to engaging faculty and students in interdisciplinary projects addressing real world issues," said Arne Gericke , John C. Metzger Professor and head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. "Collaborations with innovative companies such as Averica are invaluable for ensuring that our science remains on the cutting edge, while also enabling us to con
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