Southern Star Research is a leading Australian, privately owned, Contract Research Organisation (CRO). Based in Sydney, we specialise in providing clinical research services for biotechnology, medical devices and pharmaceutical clinical trials in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Recognised for our ability to deliver clinical trial services to the highest levels of quality, we strive to exceed expectations.

Southern Star Research provides a comprehensive suite of clinical research services supporting early phase through to post marketing studies, including the full range of biometric services and general clinical research consulting. Working with Southern Star Research allows you to consolidate all your clinical trial activities with one vendor to save time and money.

We appreciate each client is unique and we are invested in the success of your product. Our service package is fully customisable, agile and flexible enough to adjust to your requirements regardless of your experience conducting a clinical trial. No two trials are ever the same and we are happy to tailor our service offering to complement your needs and internal capabilities.

Southern Star Research is also a registered Research Service Provider (RSP) with the Australian Government, which optimises your ability to obtain the maximum benefits under the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive programme.

The R&D Tax Incentive encourages companies to engage in R&D when this work is performed in Australia and does so by providing a tax offset for eligible R&D activities. Southern Star Research only employs local Australian employees so if you’re a local or international sponsor, you may be able to claim a tax offset on eligible R&D activities up to the maximum incentive of 43.5%.