Alira Health Acquires Clinical Assistance Programs

Framingham, MA – February 20, 2018 – Alira Health, an international healthcare and life science advisory firm, announced that it has acquired Clinical Assistance Programs (CAP), a contract research organization providing a full range of clinical trial management and consulting services.

The purchase will strengthen Alira Health’s scientific and clinical core. The combined organization will provide a full range of services across regulatory, clinical research and medical affairs. This expansion reinforces Alira Health’s commitment to simplifying their clients’ complex journey through the healthcare and life science product lifecycle.

“CAP’s expertise in clinical trial management is a perfect complement to our suite of services. This strategic acquisition enhances our ability to support our clients’ drug and device clinical research programs,” said Gabriele Brambilla, CEO of Alira Health. “With the addition of CAP’s outstanding team, Alira Health continues its focus on advancing innovation in healthcare.”

“This acquisition will provide CAP with access to additional scientific expertise, enhance our regulatory and therapeutic service offerings and expand our geographic reach. CAP and Alira Health share collaborative, quality-driven cultures and a strategic vision. Now we can provide to our healthcare clients a broader array of services with the same passion and quality for which we are known,” said Harry Barnett, JD, Managing Partner of Clinical Assistance Programs.

Founded in 1999, Alira Health, provides integrated strategy, execution and innovation services to help businesses bring pharma, medical technology and healthcare IT to market. We are an international advisory firm with offices in six locations across the United States and Europe, including Boston, San Francisco, Munich, Paris, Milan and Barcelona. Our strategists, bankers, doctors and scientists help clients maximize investment, market and clinical opportunities through every phase of the business and product lifecycle.

Clinical Assistance Programs (CAP) is a full-service clinical trial management and consulting company based in Framingham, Massachusetts. CAP has almost two decades of experience providing expert leadership and support in every aspect of the clinical trial arena. CAP has long been the choice of dozens of life science companies worldwide for clinical trials of all phases and sizes in selected indications.