ACRP, VIARES Partner to Help CROs Address Global Workforce Challenges

Partnership Integrates ACRP's Professional Support, Development Programs Into VIARES ACADEMY

With a focus on helping CROs around the world attract and retain key talent, the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and Austria-based VIARES GmbH today announced a new strategic partnership.

VIARES provides its growing customer base with on-demand, highly qualified Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) and Clinical Trial Assistants (CTAs) through its proprietary VIARES ACADEMY training programs.

Under this new partnership, ACRP’s professional support and development programs—including the industry’s most recognized and respected certification programs—are now integrated into the VIARES ACADEMY and immediately available worldwide.

“In clinical research, people are everything,” says Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director, “and this new partnership with VIARES is an exciting opportunity to build on our commitment to the clinical research workforce globally. We look forward to this partnership improving clinical trial quality globally and reinforcing the myriad benefits that properly credentialed professionals bring to our industry.”

ACRP Certification is the flagship certification in clinical research, earned and supported by more than 33,000 organizations and professionals worldwide. Research shows ACRP Certification results in higher clinical trial enrollment rates, lower protocol deviations, fewer 483 Warning Letters, improved regulatory compliance, and better inspection performance (Learn More).

“Our mission is to support great talent to drive their career in clinical research,” adds Dietmar Eglhofer, VIARES Chief Executive Officer, “and our combined efforts with ACRP now provide an unparalleled solution. VIARES ACADEMY programs are designed to meet our participants’ needs to differentiate themselves from other candidates when applying for jobs, while providing an affordable program they can start and complete on their own time schedule, often next to a full-time job. With our joined efforts we bring great trained, certified, and ready-to-hire talent to the clinical research industry.”

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VIARES, the Clinical Research Talent Company, is committed to close the clinical research talent gap – today and tomorrow.