International Comparator Drug and Ancillary supplies sourcing

At CSM we commit to providing you a safer, more efficient way to secure your commercial product sourcing needs by granting you access to our global network of manufacturer relationships, exclusive agreements and audited third party wholesaler and distributors for your study’s needs.

Since becoming part of the Clinigen Group, CSM is now able to combine its unique focus on clinical trial supplies with Clinigen’s market leading commercial drug sourcing offering. With our team of over 350 employees dedicated to supporting clinical trials across the US, UK, Europe, and Asia, we strive to exceed your expectations by providing exceptional customer service along with the highest quality pharmaceutical and ancillary supplies.


Comparator Drug and Ancillary Supplies Sourcing from CSM


In the last 5 years alone, Clinigen has sourced and delivered 2.5m units including 7000+ different products across 13,000 orders.

Clinigen and CSM take a strategic approach to clinical trial supplies. We work with sponsors during study design to provide comprehensive market assessments that identify suitable comparators, co-medications and ancillaries. All in order to design a sourcing, packaging, and distribution strategy that reduces waste and overall cost, and utilizes our global depot network to ensure products are always on hand.


CSM provides comparator drug and ancillary supplies sourcing as a clinical trial service for clients who require access to our global network



When sourcing comparators and other commercial medicines we offer:


  • Smart sourcing strategies that keep your clinical trial spend within budget
  • Deep knowledge and established relationships across the manufacturer landscape, including over 50 innovator accounts

  • Unrivalled access to medicines and ancillaries, working directly with a global network of manufacturers and audited third party suppliers

  • Technical guidance and consultancy with support from our experts, including physicians, pharmacists, Qualified Persons and the biggest regulatory team in the field

  • A global depot and logistics network with local, regional and central distribution capabilities shipping to over 130 countries. Whether your product is ambient, controlled room temperature, refrigerated or frozen our global footprint ensures the medicine gets to sites quickly, safely, in the right quantities and accurately labelled

  • A bespoke IT platform designed for clinical supplies and including web-based inventory monitoring

"I want to extend my deepest appreciation for the support and help that you have lent me on our Phase III project. Thank you for taking the time to promptly assist me with my many urgent requests. Without your help and timely guidance, I would not have been able to meet my study's timeline."

Sr. Clinical Data Manager, Pharmaceutical Company

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