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CROMSOURCE Adds Early Phase Research Unit to its Portfolio

February 13, 2012

VERONA, Italy, February 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

CROMSOURCE srl, an international full service contract research organisation (CRO)
today announced the completion of an innovative private-public deal with Centro Ricerche
Cliniche di Verona (CRC), a modern early phase clinical research unit, founded in 2005.
The CRC is located in Verona and is now under state and CROMSOURCE ownership.

The early phase clinical research facilities of the CRC occupy about 800 square metres
of the 8th floor of the G.B. Rossi Hospital in Verona. The CRC provides full overnight
accommodation and is equipped to state-of-the-art levels. Staff at the CRC has extensive
international Pharma experience and the CRC is fully integrated within the local medical
and scientific community. This provides access to highly motivated, well-defined patient
populations and disease groups for Proof-of-Concept studies.

‘We are delighted to welcome CRC and its expert team,’ stated Dr Oriana Zerbini, Chief
Executive Officer of CROMSOURCE. ‘For some time we have wanted to add early phase clinical
trial capabilities to our comprehensive portfolio of services, and we have now found the
perfect way to do so. With this collaboration CROMSOURCE truly becomes a full service CRO,
able to provide our customers our support from the earliest part of their clinical
development programmes.’

Dr Caffi, Chairman, Integrated University Hospitals of Verona, said ‘our commitment to
promoting international scientific research is further strengthened through this agreement
with CROMSOURCE. Our full range of hospital services and facilities has always been
available to CRC and we look forward to providing the same level of support to

Dr Stefano Milleri, Scientific Director of CRC noted ‘for many years CRC has been
proud to utilise our expertise and facilities to support the development of medicines on
behalf of our clients. CROMSOURCE have a similar history and we share a philosophy of
quality, flexibility and intense customer focus. We are therefore very excited to be
joining the CROMSOURCE family.’

About CROMSOURCE: CROMSOURCE is an ISO certified, full-service Contract Research
Organization providing clinical trial services and staffing solutions since 1994.
CROMSOURCE delivers clinical trials across Europe, Russia, Ukraine and the USA. CROMSOURCE
provides One Trial One Price – a fixed price guarantee which assures clients that each
project will be delivered according to the contract price.

        Contact: Margherita Mosconi
        Phone: +39-045-8222811
        Fax: +39-045-8222812
        Via Scuderlando, 10
        37135 Verona, Italy



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