Global Clinical Solutions

Save money and speed up the global clinical trials and patient management process with effective multilingual communication – without reducing quality or jeopardizing compliance.

Translation and localization for clinical trials

As the clinical trial process continues to globalize, protect your investment and patient health with Global Clinical Solutions from Lionbridge Life Sciences. Our dedicated in-market teams deliver thousands of successful translation projects every year for major global clinical trials and CROs. In more than 100 countries and 250 languages, our linguistic, technology, and project management experts will help you achieve the cultural competence, patient engagement, and full regulatory compliance required to meet your business goals.

Maintain quality and consistency of translated content for all aspects of Life Sciences–from R&D to clinical trials to packaging and labeling to corporate communications–with centralized translation that saves you time, money, and confusion.

Partnering with Lionbridge gives you access to the world’s largest network of in-market professional translators, consolidates your translation memories for global consistency and cost savings, and delivers exceptional results through our global project delivery model.

Our Global Clinical Solutions also include:

  • PRO, ePRO and eCOA Linguistic Validation
  • Global Patient Recruitment and Retention
  • Clinical Packaging and Labeling Services
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PRO, ePRO and eCOA linguistic validation

Lionbridge Life Sciences is known for the strength of our linguistic validation services – in which translated text is actively tested with patients in the target population and target language group through cognitive debriefing interviews, conceptual and cultural analyses and a thorough translation review process led by senior-level clinical translators and validated by qualified clinicians. We offer:

  • Largest pool of expert in-country resources of any translation provider to ensure cultural relevance and comprehension of instruments among test subjects
  • Five dedicated Life Sciences Centers of Excellence and clinical trial service teams across the globe – all ISO (9001 and 13485) certified
  • Cognitive debriefing through comprehensive interviews performed with in-country patients in the disease state ensuring clarity, intelligibility, appropriateness and cultural relevance
  • Multilingual harmonization across all test languages to guarantee best possible

Global patient recruitment and retention

With the growth of clinical trials on a global scale, enrolling and retaining qualified patients poses an increasingly global challenge. A challenge that can lead to costly delays, missed deadlines and lost market share.

At Lionbridge Life Sciences, we understand that language and culture play a significant role when recruiting patients from one country to the next – that what you say, and how you say it, really does matter. We’ll partner with you to deliver tailored, effective communications that work seamlessly across the global community while speaking appropriately to each local audience.

Our proven cultural expertise, knowledgeable translation services and centralized quality control can help improve your global patient recruitment and retention, and ultimately the success of your clinical trial. We offer:

  • Translation and Localization
  • Cultural Evaluations and Transcreation
  • Content Development and Support
  • Multimedia Campaigns (digital, print, online, TV, radio)
  • Web Development and Publishing
  • Call Centers (scripts, interpreters)
  • SMS Research
  • SEO/SEM Benchmarking

Clinical packaging and labeling services

This is a pivotal moment for global pharmaceutical companies and CROs: As the clinical trial landscape broadens, industry regulations grow increasingly complex and life science organizations must now localize labeling – including inserts, manuals and labels – at every touch point. That’s where our global experts come in. We have the knowledge and know-how to provide expert support in all aspects of pharmaceutical labeling – from sourcing country-specific labeling requirements to multilingual translation and flawless linguistic validations. We offer:

  • High-quality labeling and packaging services, including artwork preparation (label, secondary packaging components), Structured Product Labeling (SPL), labeling updates and amendments, Product Information Leaflets (PIL), patient handbooks, data sheets
  • ISO certifications and rigorous quality methodologies designed specifically for clinical labeling and applied across our specialized Life Sciences Centers of Excellence
  • Innovative technology, such as SaaS-based tools for project submission, linguistic asset management and reporting that can improve cost efficiencies and accelerate timelines
  • Auditable processes tailored to the pharmaceutical industry

Select clients

We’re honored to partner with some of the world’s leading CRO organizations, including:

  • PRA Health Sciences
  • INC Research
  • PAREXEL International
  • PPD Global
  • ICON Clinical Research

Contact us to learn more

Learn how Lionbridge Life Sciences provides the highest quality translation for all phases of global content lifecycle.

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Lionbridge’s professional translation services enable more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide.