Thanks to a favorable tax climate, efficient regulatory policies and world-class research sector for phase I, phase II and phase III activities, EPSI has had a solid presence in Australia since 2006. The popularity of Australia as a destination for clinical trials has exploded in the 21st century. Since 2003 there has been a 10-fold increase in the number of trials (2016 figures). The country's cutting-edge clinical trial diagnostics and advanced monitoring facilities make it ideal for clinical research, especially in the field of oncology.
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