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What Makes It So Hard To Select A CMO?

By August 5, 2018March 9th, 2022No Comments

VP of Market Research at Industry Standard Research Kate Hammeke answers why sponsors regularly struggle with CMO selection as one of the most difficult parts of their outsourcing manufacturing activities.


In it we asked participants an open-ended question: “In your opinion, what is the most difficult part of outsourcing manufacturing activities?” The write-in responses, in order of frequency, for development-stage manufacturing are: 1) Quality, 2) Timelines, and 3) CMO selection; and for commercial manufacturing, they are: 1) Quality, 2) CMO selection, and 3) Timelines.

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