ATC Pharma is a company with 35 years of experience in conducting early phase clinical trials. Since its creation, ATC Pharma has acquired a great deal of clinical and medical expertise by conducting more than 300 studies thanks to the participation of approximately 4500 volunteers and its qualified and dynamic team.
Specializing in Phase I and IIa clinical trials, its expertise is acquired in exploratory clinical trials [eCTA], first-in-man administrations [FIM], increasing single doses [SAD], increasing multiple doses [MAD] , food and drug interaction studies, bioavailability / bioequivalence studies [PK, PD], cardiac safety [QTc], proof of concept, .... This allows him to offer significant support in the early stages of developing new molecules for his clients.
Surrounded by an environment of high scientific and technical quality, ATC Pharma is located in the University Hospital of Liège, on the campus of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Liège. This environment gives him privileged access to the different medical expertise of the University Hospital of Liège: pain center, endocrinology department, pulmonology, radiology, gastroenterology, ....
It is also close to the Pharmacy Department and many centers of excellence and therefore offers ideal access to various technical expertise: Cyclotron Research Center (CRC), Interdisciplinary Group of Applied Genomic Proteomics (GIGA), Engineering Center Protein (CIP), Inter-Faculty Center for Drug Research (CIRM).
A company on a human dimension
Every day, our permanent team of about 20 people, composed of investigators, pharmacists, project managers, coordinators and study nurses, quality manager but also clinical research assistants, data entry operators, laboratory technicians, administrative assistants, works to provide high-quality services as quickly as possible.
In addition to this permanent team, temporary and independent clinical test-trackers are hired to deal with the workload of the rigorous activities of a study.
Designed to accommodate 30 volunteers, the Clinical Pharmacology Unit's infrastructure accommodates modern medical equipment , ensuring its safety, which remains one of its top priorities. Its establishment within the CHU, guarantees him direct access to all emergency services 7/7 days and 24/24 hours if necessary.
Another of its priorities is to ensure the well-being of subjects during periods of hospitalization. For this, it has all the necessary equipment to ensure their comfort: relaxation room with TV, wifi, games console, ping-pong table, board games, large terrace, etc ...
Motivated, dynamic and competent, her team is continuously trained in GCP, GDP and BLS. By working according to recognized quality standards and regularly audited and inspected, it makes every effort to ensure the safety of subjects as well as the reliability, security and quality of data.
Short approval times from the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products [FAMHP] and the University Hospital-University Faculty Committee of Liège with which ATC Pharma works in close collaboration, make it an unavoidable decision in setting up a clinical trial.
With a high potential in recruiting healthy volunteers, ATC Pharma's database is made up of a few thousand male and female volunteers, aged 18 to 65 years and over, who help advance research and contribute to the development of the drug of tomorrow.