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About Emmes

Although the term, contract research organization, is often used to describe our industry, we consider ourselves a clinical research collaborator. We work side-by-side with leading researchers to tackle challenges that have an impact on public health throughout the world.

At a glance
Founded in 1977
More than 500 employees
Headquarters in Rockville, MD, with offices in Vancouver, Canada, and Bangalore, India
More than 1,000 Phase I, II, III and IV clinical trials and registries involving 480,000 research subjects at 4,000 institutions
More than 1,000 papers in prestigious scientific journals and a range of international publications
We also serve a wide range of academic institutions, non-profits, foundations, and pharmaceutical/biotech companies.
Our clients include half of the institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as the Department of Defense (DoD), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority.
98%
High client retention
1981
Start of our longest-running client engagement
60+
Studies in more than 60 countries on six continents
What's in a name?

Emmes means truth

Emmes means truth in Hebrew, and our mission is to search for truth in public health issues. Our visual identity reflects our commitment to collaboration. The delta and sigma signs represent our math and scientific roots … And the torch projects Truth. Discovery. Shedding light on important public health problems throughout the world. It’s a powerful visual symbol of our past, present and future.