Thursday, September 30, 2021
LEO Pharma, a global leader in medical dermatology, and Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) 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.”