*Articles from the former Asklep
Notice of merger of ASKLEP Inc. and PPCJ Corp.
We inform you that ASKLEP Inc. (hereinafter called “ASKLEP”), the surviving company, is to merge with PPCJ Corp. (hereinafter called “PPCJ”) on April 1st, 2012 (hereinafter called the “Date of Merger”) in order to enhance human resources in the pharmaceutical product development support business and increase pace of international strategies. The environment surrounding this business has become harsh, so we have determined that it is important to further streamline and increase pace of operations for the enhancement of the marketing expertise and promotion of efficiency of management by integrating management resources of ASKLEP and PPCJ through this merger.
About ASKLEP Inc.
Asklep Inc. founded in 1992, in Tokyo, Japan, provides clinical research services in monitoring, data management, biostatistics, regulatory & consulting, CRA training, etc. ASKLEP with 400 professionals located in Tokyo and Osaka, offers high quality clinical research services to pharmaceutical, biotech and device companies.
About PPCJ Corp.
PPCJ Corp. established in 2008 in Tokyo, Japan, provides CRO businesses include consulting and project management for Asian Clinical Trials. PPCJ has 60 experienced persons of clinical trials area, and conduct services to Japanese and overseas pharmaceutical companies.