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In order to stay informed of the latest advances and discoveries in ophthalmology, to remain at the forefront of ophthalmology and to always provide high quality services, Iris Pharma has established strong partnerships with research facilities, contract research organizations, scientists and partners, and is also a member of many renowned associations.


RXGEN, Inc., Hamden, CT, USA (2012)

Iris Pharma has established a strategic alliance with RxGen, a specialty preclinical CRO focused on the development and application of translational research models, to offer fully integrated “bench-to-bedside” ophthalmology research services to the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

INSTITUT DE LA VISION, Paris, France (2008)

Iris Pharma is one of the principle partners of the "Institut de la Vision". This institute, dedicated to research on eye diseases, opened its doors in March 2008 on the campus of the Quinze-Vingts CHNO in Paris, France and the N°1 eye hospital in Europe. The facility houses research labs, technical platforms and biotech firms working in the field of ophthalmology.



Iris Pharma has established a partnership with CERB, a leading international Contract Research Organization (CRO), for non ocular preclinical pharmacology and regulatory toxicology.


Iris Pharma is allied with PMI who is an ISO 9001:2000 certified CRO with experience in ophthalmology clinical research in the USA.This partnership has enabled Iris Pharma to strengthen its presence in the USA, and we can now provide customers with studies in Europe, North Africa and North America using common project and data management resources and a single set of standard operating procedures. This "one-stop shopping" solution offers an excellent value for the customers by increasing Iris Pharma's responsiveness, flexibility, and cost effectiveness.



  • Ophta Biotech: a new French association for all those involved in the field of the Ophthalmology in the Alpes-Maritimes department, Monaco and Corsica (university, companies and organizations). Iris Pharma is one of the founding members of this association. » link to the ophthalmology cluster website
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO): the largest and most respected eye and vision research organization in the world. Its members include more than 12,000 researchers from 73 countries
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO): provides authoritative information about eye care to its members and the general public.
  • Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics (AOPT) : encourages and advocates research, training, publication, and dissemination of knowledge in ocular pharmacology and therapeutics.
  • European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER): currently the leading ophthalmological research association in Europe covering all areas of ophthalmology and the visual sciences. The aims of the Association are to encourage research and the dissemination of knowledge concerning the eye and vision by means of meetings, publications and the exchange of information.
  • Société Française d’Ophtalmologie (SFO): founded in 1883, the Association aims to study all matters connected with the eyes and their diseases. It is the largest International Francophone Society of Ophthalmology, bringing together close to 6,700 members.
  • Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) : their mission is to advance the research, literacy & educational aspects of the scientific field of the tearfilm and ocular surface by organizing international conferences, workshops & seminars, and by stimulating interactions among members, attract basic scientists, academic clinicians and industry representatives with diverse interests and expertise.
  • Association Française des CRO (AFCROs): aims to promote the image of CROs in France, to represent the members of the association to health authorities, companies and institutions acting in the health field, and to be a representative accepted by health authorities and other health-related organisations.
  • Society of French Quality Assurance (SOFAQ)
  • Eurobiomed: a non-for-profit organisation which has been accredited by the French government as a "competitive cluster". Eurobiomed federates healthcare stakeholders in both "Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur" and "Languedoc-Roussillon" counties of South East of France.
  • The French Society of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (SFSTP): facilitates the development of pharmaceutical and technology at home and abroad.
  • Association Représentative des Initiatives en Basse vision (ARIba): a French association for the representation of initiatives in low vision.


  • Data management and statistics: VEEDA Clinical Research is a European/Indian CRO with over two decades of experience in data management, biostatistics and statistical analysis.
  • Packaging and logistics of batches for clinical trials: LC2 is a pharmaceutical company who have been providing services for clinical trials since 1995.