• Dependable People, Reliable Outcomes

Pacific Clinical Research Group TM (PCRG) is a full service Contract Research Organization providing a premium turn-key service to clients wishing to perform clinical trials in Australia and New Zealand.

Our staff, located throughout these two countries, have a combined experience in the conduct of >1,000 successful clinical trials ranging from small first-in-human studies through to largae multi-center global trials, and over the past 17 years, >80% of our clients have achieved their exit strategy.

With our in-depth understanding of the Australian and New Zealand medical and regulatory environment, Specialist Medical Leadership and our longstanding relationships with key personnel at all levels of the healthcare system, PCRG has become one of the most respected and successful CROs in the Southern Hemisphere.


PCRG has the commercial savvy and the contacts to ensure that Sponsors achieve their exit strategy, whether it be acquisition, additional funding, an IPO, or FDA approval/CE Mark.

We have facilitated this for > 80% of our clients.

  • Duration: 17 years in business
  • Genuine Medical Leadership: The only CRO in the region to have a full-time Specialist Physician
  • Quality: One of the first Australian CROs to be ISO 9001 Certified
  • Continuity: Median clinical staff retention 6.8 years
  • Local Expertise: By focusing only on Australia/New Zealand, we have strong alliances with all major hospitals, Key Opinion Leaders and Government Agencies
  • International Perspective: With >95% of clients being located outside Australia/New Zealand, we have a strong understanding of overseas client culture and requirements


Services include but are not limited to

  • Early-phase strategic planning
  • Assessment of pre-clinical programs
  • Introduction to Key Opinion Leaders
  • Identification of appropriate clinical trial sites
  • Trial design and development
  • Preparation of Ethics Committee submission packages
  • Submissions to Regulatory Bodies
  • Organization of Investigators’ Meetings
  • Overall project management
  • Site management and quality assurance
  • Bio-statistical support
  • Medical report writing
  • Clinical events adjudication
  • Medical management and monitoring
  • Data and safety monitoring board coordination
  • Import of investigational drugs and devices
  • Compliance with local legislative requirements
  • Local Sponsor activities for clinical trials and regulatory approval on behalf of foreign corporations
  • Drug and device regulatory approval, reimbursement and realization
  • Sales and distribution of high end pharmaceuticals and medical devices


Dr. Prpic is the Chairman and Founder of PCRG. He is based in Sydney, Australia.

Ross is a Cardiologist, but over the past 24 years has been involved in clinical and research activities at a national and international level with direct operational experience in more than 300 clinical trials encompassing most therapeutic areas.

After obtaining Specialist Cardiology qualifications in Australia, he was recruited in 1998 by Harvard University for a combined senior clinical and research appointment.

Since returning to Australia in 2003 and founding PCRG, he has spearheaded the Corporate, clinical trial and regulatory activities of the Company.

In addition, he serves as a Specialist Advisor and/or Board Member to select medical device, financial, and pharmaceutical companies.