Promising new cancer therapies are tested with the help of this clinical research organisation, which runs international drug trials on behalf of biopharmaceutical companies in Europe and North America. The Edinburgh firm, founded in 1999 by cancer specialist Clare Wareing, liaises with hospitals and oncology centres to set up and manage clinical trials. It has recently added new offices in America, Poland, Hungary and Scandinavia to service a growing volume of cancer research. Sales at Nexus Oncology have risen 52% a year from £1.6m in 2005 to £5.5m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank63
CompanyNexus Oncology
ActivityClinical researcher
LocationEdinburgh
Average 3 year sales growth52.03%
Latest sales £000s5,495
Staff85
Founded1999
Websitewww.nexusoncology.com

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