Survey Highlights Trends In eCTD Migration And Submissions Outsourcing And Provides Insights Into Regulatory Product Management Trends Across North
America And Europe
PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced the early findings of its 2008 Liquent Regulatory Affairs Trends Survey. The survey attracted respondents from across the globe representing small, medium and large pharmaceutical companies and provides a unique insight into emerging and future trends in regulatory product management usage and adoption.
Now in its sixth year and frequently sourced by pharmaceutical journals and publications across the world, this survey has become the premier benchmark of global regulatory submission trends offering timely insights into how pharmaceutical regulatory professionals use technology today and how they plan to harness technology in the future.
There were 137 Regulatory Affairs professionals working in Life Sciences companies across the globe who participated in this survey. The survey concentrates on four key areas: Technology Usage Trends, including both submission publishing software and other desktop software, Document Management System usage, Regulatory Outsourcing trends, and Regulatory trends including use or future use of the electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD).
The demographic make-up of the respondent population is similar to
previous years with almost one third working in large pharmaceutical
companies (32%) and more than a third working in small to medium companies
(36%). Another 10% of respondents work for biotechnology companies. There
were significantly more respondents from Contract Research Organizations
(CROs) in 2008 (10%) than in 2007 (4%). 68% of those sur
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