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Advarra advances clinical research by enabling the research eco-system to develop life-changing therapies safer, smarter, and faster.   Advarra brings life sciences companies, CROs, research sites, investigators, and academia together at the intersection of safety, technology, and collaboration. Advarra provides integrated solutions that safeguard trial participants, empower clinical sites, ensure compliance, and optimize research performance.

Columbia, Maryland
501-1000 employees
Founded 1983

Advancing Clinical Research: Safer, Smarter, Faster™



We act with urgency to support the therapeutic development so participants can live happier, healthier lives. Each of our actions and decisions are informed by understanding the impact we have on trial participants.


We are a beacon of ethical guidance for the research community at large. We always act with integrity and are accountable for our actions and decisions.


We are high-performing and seek to consistently deliver the best possible results for our clients without ever compromising quality. We are committed to continuously learning and improving.


We partner with our clients and colleagues to innovate, solve problems, and deliver results. We welcome diverse perspectives and opinions, and treat one another with kindness, empathy, and respect.


At Advarra, we are passionate about keeping the participant in mind with everything we do. Our team of dedicated, experienced professionals excel in providing unparalleled products, services, and support. The key to the exceptional quality of services we provide to clients is our employee’s commitment to our mission, vision, and values. We emphasize teamwork, collaboration, and quality. Learn more about how our core values drive us.

Social impact

In addition to Advarra’s mission to protect the rights and welfare of research participants, we are committed to sharing experience and expertise with the research community to promote professional development, discussion, and collaboration.

Advarra offers training options for any need. Free webinars feature expert content on numerous IRB, IBC, DMC, and EAC-related topics, and custom training sessions can be tailored for specific requests. The Advarra Connections series brings research compliance experts into the community with free symposiums at locations nationwide.

The Advarra team includes IRB-diverse research professionals who are active in the advancement of human subject protections and research compliance.

Learn more about our Community Partnerships here.

Opportunities at Advarra