Phone: +49 (0)2234-20 37 37-0

The acromion GmbH

We are committed to quality and focus our capabilities to ensure that our services meet or exceed our customer's expectations. In compliance with highest professional standards, we continuously advance our quality management system, that defines the scope for improving our performance.

acromion GmbH

… scientific expertise for your objectives

acromion GmbH is a European, independent, privately owned, full-service Contract Research Organization (CRO) with years of experience in medical and bioscientific research. We support our customers in developing pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices, both for the human and the veterinary market. We provide full-service in study organization and conduct, clinical monitoring, clinical data management, statistics, quality assurance and medical writing for phase I to IV clinical and non-interventional (NIS) studies in the context of your projects.

Why acromion?

… competency, transparency, accountability


Your team will benefit from the secure knowledge that we take responsibility for the accurate performance of all tasks that we are assigned to. Due to our long-standing capability in managing complex projects with many involved parties we identify upcoming issues and pro-actively present and initiate measures for improvement.

acromion is very experienced in conducting clinical studies as the leading member within a network of service providers. We are open in adopting the sponsor’s SOPs and in collaborating with already established partners. The work in such partnership is highly appreciated ensuring that common effort
and reciprocal support is made for a most excellent study outcome.


Measuring and reporting progress in course of a study is imperative. You can rely on being provided regularly on schedule and promptly on demand with information, and being alerted of all issues that require your attention.


Once assigned to a project our team is taking the responsibility for its successful outcome and the obligation to accuratelly report and explain all actions during its lifetime. You will find the peace of mind knowing that the A-team is in charge of your project.



gain valuable statistical insights and results

The statistical department provides comprehensive consulting for all biometrical aspects of your clinical study be it a phase I to IV, post-marketing NIS, an epidemiologic study or a registry. Our senior biostatisticians have three decades of experience in clinical research and expertise in numerous therapeutic areas.
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Medical Writing

concentrate on the essentials

The essentials of medical writing: comprehensible transfer of ideas or data into a study protocol, report, documentation, or publication according to international standards and regulatory guidelines accomplishing a meaningful output of your study concept or study results.
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Clinical Data Management

flexible EDC solutions; ePROs/eDiaries

A team of highly skilled Data Managers provides full support for all aspects of your study. Study specific databases are developed according to your project’s requirements. If requested, we deliver data in CDISC SDTM and CDISC ADAM format.
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secures and objectifies your data

Clinical studies, ranging from simple to high complexity structure, are initiated and conducted, in a broad spectrum therapeutic indications. Our team of educated and skilled clinical research associates has outstanding qualification and experience. Our CRAs are managing investigative sites with personal interest and professional dedication.
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Project Management

competent partners to all intents and purposes

In acromion project management you will meet scientific specialists and experts in clinical research. The best specialist in respect of your project will be the point of contact, and the project manager throughout the complete duration of our cooperation considering your individual project needs.
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Quality Management

safeguarding quality

Our main focus is the continuous advancement of our quality assurance activities and techniques. Diligent control and self-control ensure that all ethical and regulatory requirements defining the quality of a clinical study are fully met at all times and in all our operations.
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Safety Surveillance

vigilance for confidence

Vigilance in safety surveillance in clinical research asks for particular attention. In close collaboration with our project management and - if needed - cooperation with a network of long-standing specialized partners, acromion´s medically qualified professionals provide support and assistance to the sponsor's pharmacovigilance department.
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Regulatory Affairs

trust in acromion

Submitting applications for approval to conduct clinical studies to regulatory authorities can be a challenge. Despite the very advanced harmonization of the regulatory environment, there are still different local requirements to consider for certain clinical studies.
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specialized scientific services

Based on international scientific standards, we offer customized solutions for all steps along your clinical development program and medical research, from clinical trials phase I to phase IV, as well as for non-interventional studies and post-authorization safety or efficacy studies (PASS and PAES).
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  • Founded in 2002 by an energetic and highly experienced management Team
  • Based in Frechen (near Cologne), Germany
  • Greek subsidiary established in 2009
  • Shareholders: management and senior staff

Despina Topalidou
General Manager

Rainer Diehl
General Manager

… excellence and reliability at a max

Talking about „being different“: acromion GmbH proudly presents its team of highly qualified specialists. For us “Human resources” are the heart of the matter. Therefore, we cherish the long-term professional experience of our team as our most valued resource. Gain from the profound knowledge of our employees in clinical research - physicians, statisticians, pharmacologists, biologists and all-rounders - who will be glad to stand by your side.

Excellence: Meet our team and rely on their expertise in a large variety of therapeutic areas

.… success through communication

International scientific research needs multifold skills in international communication. Naturally, our staff is fluent in German and English. Furthermore, native speakers of Italian, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Polish, Greek, Corean, Hungarian and Romanian rank among our team, and you may also rely on proficient skills in other European languages, e.g., French or Dutch.

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Europaallee 27-29
50226 Frechen, Germany
+49 (0)2234-20 37 37-0
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By car

From highway A1

Take the exit ‘Frechen’ at the highway crossing Cologne-West (A1/A4) and turn right on the B264 (Dürener Str.) direction ‘Frechen’.

Leave the B264 at the next traffic light and turn right on the Kölner Str. (L277). Turn right again at the 1st possibility (there are two right-turn lines, please use the left one), follow the road, pass around ‘Porta’ and turn left at the roundabout into ‘Europaallee’.

Follow ‘Europaallee’ to the next roundabout and then turn right. The office building is located 100 m further on the left hand side.

By plane

From airport Cologne/Bonn

The airport is 17.4 miles (28 km) away.

Take any city rail to Cologne central station ‘Köln Hbf’. Take from here S-Bahn (city rail) line 12 direction ‘Düren’ to stop ’Köln Weiden-West’. For detailed scheduled information please refer to: DB Bahn

From there you can take the bus no 965 (direction ‘Frechen Grube Carl’). The bus leaves every 30 minutes and takes about 10 minutes. Alternatively you may take a taxi (5 minutes).

By train

From the city of Cologne

Tram line 7 (from city center direction ‘Frechen Benzelrath’) to the stop ‘Frechen Rathaus’; change at ‘Frechen Rathaus’ onto bus line 976 (direction ‘Frechen Briefzentrum’) or bus line 965 (direction Cologne ‘Weiden-West’) to the stop ‘Frechen Briefzentrum’

S-Bahn (city rail from the central station ‘Hbf’) lines 12 direction ‘Düren’ to ’Köln Weiden-West’

Tram line 1 (from city center to ‘Köln Weiden-West’) to terminal stop

Change at ‘Köln Weiden-West’ onto bus line 965 (direction ‘Frechen Grube Carl’) to stop ‘Frechen Briefzentrum’.

News & Events

22. November 2024

Meet us at: 32 BVMA Symposium

The annual SYMPOSIUM will take place on November 22, 2024, at the Holiday Inn Munich – City Centre

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24. November 2023

Meet us at: 31. BVMA Symposium

The annual SYMPOSIUM will take place on November 24, 2023, at the Holiday Inn Munich – City Centre

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BioKorea 2023 – Seoul

It’s been a pleasure for acromion to participate in BioKorea 2023, sharing knowledge, stimulating new ways of shared interests and contributing to shifting global clinical drug development forward. Looking forward to stay in touch!

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22.-24. October 2022

12th International Symposium on Hodgkin Lymphoma (ISHL12) in Cologne

It is our pleasure to be sponsor and support this conference sharing the latest advances in biology, clinical research, diagnostics and treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma.

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15./16. September 2022

Meet us at: DGPharMed Jahreskongress in Düsseldorf

38. Jahreskongress Pharmazeutische Medizin in Düsseldorf

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25. November 2022

Meet us at: 30. BVMA Symposium

The annual SYMPOSIUM will take place on November 25, 2022, in the Westin Grand Hotel in Munich

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26. November 2021

Meet us at: 29. BVMA Symposium

The annual SYMPOSIUM will take place on November 26, 2021, in the Service Congress Center (SCC) in Munich

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Our 18th anniversary

Thank you for being with us on this journey!

A day to celebrate our achievements and successes and a day to appreciate our colleagues and employees for their dedication and efforts, and our partners for their support, and our customers for their trust and encouragement.

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27.- 28. Mai 2020

Meet us at: Deutsche Biotechnologietage in Wiesbaden

BIO Deutschland und der Arbeitskreis der BioRegionen veranstalten seit 2010 die jährlichen, zweitägigen Deutschen Biotechnologietage (DBT) als Forum für den Erfahrungsaustausch zwischen allen Akteuren der deutschen Biotechnologieszene.

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12. - 13. March 2020

Meet us at: DGPharMed Jahreskongress in Berlin

36. Jahreskongress Pharmazeutische Medizin in Berlin

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10.-11.February 2020

Meet us at: EUCROF in Amsterdam

5th European Conference of Clinical Research in Amsterdam
Acromion is attending the EUCROF conference.

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30. January 2020

30 January 2020 – Regulatory Workshop

The European funded projects CARAMBA and EURE-CART are organising a joint CAR-T Regulatory Workshop on Jan 30th 2020, right before the 2nd CAR-T cell meeting (Sitges).
This open workshop will be a great opportunity to share experiences gained during CARAMBA and EURE-CART and discuss key regulatory aspects of the CAR-T cell product, against the background of different national regulations on GMOs.

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11. - 13. November 2019

Meet us at BioEurope 2019 – Hamburg – booth 45

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29. November 2019

Meet us at: 27. BVMA Symposium

The annual SYMPOSIUM will take place on November 29, 2019, in the Sheraton Arabellapark Hotel in Munich

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The European Union has awarded EURE-CART (EURopean Endeavour for Chimeric Antigen Repector Therapies) with 5 Million Euro within the Horizon 2020 – Research and Innovation Framework Programme, section reserved to the new therapies for chronic diseases (including cancer).

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May 2018

BVMA Member since May 2018

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