Nijmegen, Groningen, Weert (The Netherlands), & Cambridge, MA (USA) – March 3, 2020

MercachemSyncom, the leading mid-sized European drug-discovery contract research organization, has celebrated the opening of its first office in the USA at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) at One Broadway, Cambridge, MA.

Eelco Ebbers, CEO of MercachemSyncom, said: “We have seen a dramatic expansion in the past two years in our USA discovery and development chemistry projects, with both existing and new partners, with the Boston area being one of the key drivers.

The logical conclusion was therefore to create a physical base for us in the area to further facilitate our interactions between our current and future clients and our European operations sites.” The office will be managed by Dr. Bart DeCorte, Vice President of Business Development for North America (pictured below on the right at the CIC in Cambridge with our Head of Business Development, Dr. Russ Thomas).

The opening of a USA base follows on from the acquisition of a further cGMP CMC drug substance development site in Weert this January.

About MercachemSyncom
MercachemSyncom is the leading European CRO, offering innovative chemistry, medicinal chemistry, early process research services, and GMP production to accelerate the drug-discovery and development process in a flexible and cost-effective way. MercachemSyncom offers integrated drug-discovery services from hit to clinic. Working for many pharmaceutical and biotech companies throughout the world, MercachemSyncom is recognized for its highquality services and its world-class problem-solving capabilities. More information on MercachemSyncom can be found on the company website:

Contact info
Eelco Ebbers, CEO: +31 24 372 3300
Bart DeCorte, VP Business Development North America: +1 215 514 9668


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