SOCAR was founded in 1986, and has more than 25 years of experience in the design, conduct, analysis and reporting of phase I to IV clinical studies. Since our founding, SOCAR has become a leading independent clinical research organisation by delivering unparalleled expertise and service to our customers. Today, our clinical expertise, academic and opinion leader network and operational capabilities enable us to serve our clients worldwide and empower them to safely, efficiently and more quickly commercialise drugs and devices.

Therapeutic Areas

Cardiovascular and related
Cachexia (chronic heart failure, oncology)
Cerebrovascular, Central Nervous System
Haematology (iron deficiency anaemia)
Metabolic (diabetes, lipidology)


SOCAR has the expertise and infrastructure required to conduct high quality and scientifically-robust small to large-scale national and international clinical trials in addition to observational studies and registries. Our clients benefit not just from our best-in-industry operational expertise, but also from our extensive worldwide network of academics, scientists and world renowned opinion leaders. Our network allows us to furnish our clients with direct access to the most up-to-date medical and therapeutic expertise, and current leading scientific trends.


We provide exceptional personalised service to clients which, enhances the conduct and execution of high quality, scientifically-robust research studies in a flexible, time-efficient and cost-effective manner.

Science and Teaching

SOCAR values science, teaching and community. Our senior staff members hold teaching posts at several leading universities; and are regular featured speakers within the clinical research community at international conferences and industry meetings. Our highly qualified researchers have authored many scientific articles which have been published in leading U.S. and European journals.

Teamwork at SOCAR
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