Dublin-listed pharmaceutical services company Open Orphan has announced a contract renewal extending its consultancy services with a major global pharmaceutical client until December 2021.
Open Orphan, a European-focused, rare and orphan drug consulting services platform, is the result of executive chairman Cathal Friel reversing his pharma services business of the same name into Dublin-listed drug clinical trials manager Venn Life Sciences last year.
Through the Venn Life Sciences team in the Breda office in the Netherlands, Open Orphan provides chemistry, manufacturing and control (CMC) consultancy services to a leading global pharmaceutical client, and has done since 2012.
Open Orphan (LON:ORPH) was founded in 2017, with the goal of rapidly building Europe’s leading pharma services company by a management team with extensive industry and financial expertise. The company comprises of two commercial specialist CRO services businesses (Venn Life Sciences and hVIVO) and is also developing a genomics data platform business (Genomic Health Data).