It’s not too late! Due to popular demand the 2015 PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year: The Americas competition has extended its entry deadline to 30 November. So if you haven’t entered yet simply click here

Everyone who enters this competition wins something, whether it’s the ultimate accolade of being the Clinical Researcher of the Year, the knowledge and growth that comes from seeing how your skills stack up against your peers, or the invaluable learnings that come from the competition’s mentoring programme, developed with and supported by professional organizations including ACRP and CenterWatch. 

This competition offers a unique opportunity for clinical research to showcase its most talented people, at the same time as providing a rewarding experience for research professionals who have worked hard to achieve expert levels in a sometimes difficult career field. 

But what sets this competition apart from the sea of other awards events is that finalists from the first two stages then compete head-to-head in real-life challenges devised by US clinical directors from top pharma companies, including GSK, Sanofi, AZ, Shire, MSD and Pfizer. No other competition offers entrants this rare chance to step outside their comfort zone and stack their skill sets against their peers in real-time.

As a previous winner testifies: “From step one in the competition where you are tested on the basics of ICH/GCP/FDA knowledge, through critical thinking and idea capture in the essays, to timed scenario solutions and presentation, to question and answer periods, to being able to take part in hot industry topic discussions, every aspect of the experience was beneficial and helped me grow as an individual.”

Finals day and the Awards evening will take place on 26 February 2015 at Cary, North Carolina.

For further details, please contact Gill Chalk at or Aimee Williams at or phone +44 (0)20 7240 6999.