Preclinical Studies and Nonclinical Development

Move your compound through the drug development pathway via a study-by-study or a programmatic model by working with an innovative contract research organization (CRO) whose integrated early development team is focused on helping you to reduce risk and save time. Order your next toxicology study or partner with us to help you go from bench to post-market.

All Nonclinical Events  |  2020 Nonclinical Symposium (6-7 May)

Study-by-Study Approach

Advance your drug compound's development at your pace

Covance offers hundreds of preclinical and nonclinical studies and assays in a variety of administration routes, research models and locations. Custom studies are also available. Download the nonclinical capability catalog.

Programmatic Approach

Save up to 30% on your drug development timeline when you work with one dedicated team

Popular programmatic options include:

  • Lead optimization through proof of concept

  • Lead optimization through IND/CTA enabling 

  • IND/CTA through first-in-human

  • IND/CTA enabling

  • Lead optimization through Phase IV

Thinking about selling your compound as part of your exit strategy? Consider joining Marketplace, a private, secure online portal that allows you to share asset information with investors. 

Preclinical Education Centers

Abuse Liability

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Bioanalysis (BioA)

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Chemistry (BioCMC)

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Nonclinical Scientific Insights

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Early development NHP symposium & annual biologics symposium