"While the impact of COVID-19 pandemic continues, we remain focused on our values and our mission while keeping Employees, Customers and Patients at the center of our attention. We are prepared to respond to challenges and head for recovery while relying on the strong business model and great teams. It seems difficult to think about anything else at this point but, at TFS, we are looking ahead. We pursue our mission to build strategic partnerships with our customers in order to bring treatments to patients faster. Moreover, TFS is playing a significant role in the global effort to find suitable treatment options for patients through our current COVID-19 studies. We are in this together. We are here for you.
I’d like to thank all of our employees who are making the effort to ensure the continuity of our business and who stand by our clients, investigators and patients. We have mobilized resources and capabilities to offer flexible solutions to our partners who need to face the new reality, and make informed decisions."
Chief Executive Officer
We're all in this together.
We're all here for you.
TFS Faces COVID-19 Head On
TFS is agile. We are able to adapt and offer flexible solutions for our clients.
TFS remains aware of the current and projected industry trends and mitigations for COVID19.
TFS believes that communication is key and is even more critical now, to have a more proactive approach to management of clinical trials.
TFS is considerate of efficiencies needed in order to adapt to the needs for our clients and their clinical trials.
TFS considers safety of all involved to be paramount, therefore offers solutions to employees and customers in order to educate and reduce risk.
Aligned to Face the Crisis
TFS has formed the task force to evaluate the impact of the pandemic on an ongoing basis and to provide a perspective on the road to recovery. Our top priorities are the safety of our patients, clients and employees while keeping business continuity.
TFS engages leaders across critical departments to discuss the challenges of the new reality and the solutions our customers need.
TFS Executive Team jointly lead the efforts to manage the crisis by strengthening our capability to deliver the right solutions and navigate the changing environment of clinical research. Our leaders collaborate to provide oversight across the entire organization to support our employees and customers.
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Operational Strategy Lead
COVID-19 Task Force
“TFS Ramp to Recovery task force focuses on the safety and well-being of employees, the health and rights of patients in our research projects while implementing the latest regulatory guidance applicable to the conduct of our work. To effectively meet the challenges of COVID-19 reality and to create true solution-driven partnerships we recognize the importance of the teamwork and collaboration.
Bringing together the Executive Committee, Human Resources, IT and the leaders of other critical TFS departments is an evidence of our commitment to our customers.”
“Employees are our biggest assets. In these challenging times, we are devoted to protecting our employees by encouraging all to work from home and by constantly monitoring the safety of travel and site activities in all TFS countries.
We very much appreciate all our Employees stepping up and taking on the challenge to work remotely while being able to deliver with the same outstanding quality. I am very proud of our ability to keep up the efficiency and the sense of community across our organization. We remain vigilant regarding the health and safety of our staff and customers.”
“Our strong IT infrastructure and the professionalism of our staff ensures that our employees are able to continue with their activity as usual while fully complying with recommendations of the local authorities.
At TFS, we have adapted quickly to new ways of working, new methods to engage with customers and our employees. With the accelerated shift toward a more digital work environment, we may be working differently nowadays but we are proud of our continued proficient project execution and tailored approach to meet the specific demands of our clients.”
Andreia de Melo Cabral
EVP Human Resources, Recruitment and Communications
Chief Information Officer
TFS COVID-19 Studies
TFS is well-positioned to manage global studies requiring extensive local knowledge and established network. We have exceptional relationships with sites and KOLs, and we have processes in place to effectively manage COVID-19 trials. TFS plays a significant role in the global effort to find suitable treatment options for COVID-19 patients.
TFS forms partnership to conduct a global RWE study on Covid-19 pandemic
TFS partners with IOMED on a recently approved local RWE study, “COVID-19 REAL”. Within this strategic partnership, TFS will analyze data using the standardized tools provided by the OHDSI collaboration.
Demonstrating strong customer focus and therapeutic expertise, TFS CRO has been awarded new Covid-19 studies
TFS to partner with customers on four more trials on Covid-19. The studies total up to more than 3300 patients