Marken and BioStorage Technologies Forge New Strategic Partnership in Singapore

    Marken and BioStorage Technologies Forge New Strategic Partnership in

Collaboration Assures Pharma Clients Comprehensive Sample Asset Management

PR Newswire


RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marken and
BioStorage Technologies together announced today a new strategic partnership
for the Singapore region. BioStorage Technologies is a leader in the
bioscience industry and provides comprehensive sample management solutions
including flexible outsourced or onsite sample consulting, planning and
management solutions to pharmaceutical clients. Marken is the fastest growing
global clinical supply chain leader across all the continents.

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With Marken's state of the art GMP-compliant depot in Singapore and BioStorage
Technologies services and expertise, this strategic partnership will offer a
new high quality service to the pharmaceutical industry in Asia. The combined
strengths of the BioStorage Technologies state-of-the-art intelligent specimen
storage inventory system (ISISS), and Marken's proprietary online tracking
system, Maestro, will provide clients with full access to their biological
samples at all times.

Wes Wheeler, Chief Executive Officer for Marken, said this about the new
agreement, "The new alliance with BioStorage Technologies creates a unique
synergy for our customers. Marken continues to provide creative solutions for
our pharma clients and this partnership was a logical next step for our
expansion in the Asia Pacific market. We are very impressed with the
BioStorage processes that ensure biological sample assets are maintained with
the highest level of integrity and to the same high standards as our own
GMP-compliant depot facilities."

CEO of BioStorage Technologies, Gregory Swanberg, commented, "Customers will
immediately recognize the value of this partnership and will greatly benefit
from the opportunities the two organizations can provide to the region. We are
very pleased with Marken's current client solutions and we anticipate that
together, we will be able to offer unique advantages in the Asia Pacific

About Marken
Marken is the leading global clinical supply chain solutions provider
dedicated to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, supporting over
49,000 clinicalinvestigators in more than 150 countries. Marken
integratesDepotandLogisticsservices into solutions that extend the reach
ofclinical trials to even the most remote treatment naive geographies.

About BioStorage Technologies, Inc.
BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is the premier, global provider of comprehensive
sample management solutions for the bioscience industry. Offering flexible
onsite, offsite and hybrid sample outsourcing models for the management of
research assets, BioStorage Technologies manages the complete life-cycle of
samples. With an expert team of global sample consultants, industry-leading
temperature-controlled storage facilities, and state-of-the-art virtual sample
management solutions, the company supports its customers in maximizing
opportunities, minimizing risk and reducing costs. BioStorage Technologies,
Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Indianapolis with an additional
full-service site near Frankfurt, Germany and a wholly-owned foreign
enterprise in Singapore. For more information, visit or
call +1 (866) 697-2675 or +65 31576199.


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