PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 46 countries and approximately 23,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value in delivering life-changing therapies to improve health.
- PPD Consulting
- Early development
- Phase II-IV clinical trial management
- Site and patient services
- Accelerated Enrollment Solutions
- Peri- and post-approval
- PPD® Biotech
- PPD® FSP
- Technology and innovation
- Bioanalytical lab
- Biomarker lab
- Central lab
- GMP lab
- Vaccines sciences lab
- PPD® Biotech
- PPD® FSP
PPD's awards and accolades.
Founded in 1985, PPD has grown from a one-person consulting firm to a leading contract research organization (CRO).
Our purpose is to improve health. Our mission is to help customers deliver life-changing therapies. Our strategy is to bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value for our customers.
At PPD we’re on a journey, seeking greater levels of success. Our principles guide us and, ultimately, define us.
Our anti-corruption compliance policy and code of conduct provide important guidelines for how we operate our company.
Good citizenship and corporate responsibility are at the core of who we are at PPD.
The drug development process is designed to ensure that only those pharmaceutical products that are both safe and effective are brought to market.
PPD’s board of directors establishes business strategy and provides oversight for company activities.
Learn about CROs, clinical trials and an overview of the drug discovery and development process.
PPD’s commitment to financial and operational excellence is fundamental to its success as a private company.
Please review PPD's legal notices periodically to understand correct usage of information and materials available on this website.
PPD respects the privacy of individuals and complies with internationally recognized standards of privacy protection.
Visit this section for information about PPD’s global procurement organization, such as purchase order requirements and standard purchase order terms and conditions.
PPD’s senior leadership team provides executive leadership in the day-to-day management of the company.