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LINK Medical acquires IRW Consulting

Ole Gudmundsen

LINK Medical has announced the acquisition of IRW Consulting AB, a Nordic CRO with more than 20 years of experience in clinical research outsourcing.

With this acquisition LINK Medical will continue growing and strengthening its position in the Nordics while improving its already strong offerings and increasing its clinical operations capabilities in the region, the company states.

“We are delighted that IRW will be joining the LINK Medical team,” says LINK Medical CEO, Ola Gudmundsen. “This acquisition illustrates LINK Medical’s continued growth, whilst reinforcing our strong foothold in the Nordics. This not only helps strengthen our position, but it will enhance our services and capabilities across the region as well.”

Additional CRO support in Finland

IRW brings in a team of experts across clinical research, with considerable experience in clinical operations. With contacts and customers across the Nordic countries, IRW will also add significant business and business opportunities. In particular, the acquisition of IRW will provide additional CRO support in Finland through their local office placed in Vantaa, Helsinki. This will significantly enhance the current offerings across the Nordics introducing Finland into the LINK Medical organization.

“LINK Medical’s strong Nordic values, competence and integrity align perfectly with the values we hold at IRW.”

“The team at IRW is very excited to be joining LINK Medical,” says Ingela Wiking, founder of IRW. “LINK Medical’s strong Nordic values, competence and integrity align perfectly with the values we hold at IRW. We are excited to be bringing our strength and expertise to the team at LINK Medical to continue providing exceptional research support in the Nordic countries.”

Photo of Ole Gudmundsen: LINK Medical