Merieux NutriSciences Acquires Clinical Research Firm

April 20, 2011

Merieux NutriSciences Corp. (Lyon, France; Chicago) has acquired Provident Clinical Research & Consulting, expanding its clinical research capabilities in North America.

Merieux NutriSciences Corp. (Lyon, France; Chicago) has acquired Provident Clinical Research & Consulting, expanding its clinical research capabilities in North America.

Provident provides clinical research and consulting services to the food and biopharmaceutical industries. It specializes in designing and conducting clinical nutrition trails aimed at managing risk factors associated with metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.

Merieux NutriSciences, whose business units include Silliker, Biofortis, and Bioagri, provides consulting, testing, auditing, education, sensory, innovation, and contract research services.