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A Preclinical Contract Research Organization

PMI is a preclinical contract research organization (CRO) specializing in medical device testing. The organization’s focus is to guide research and development teams to move from initial exploration trials into clinical application as effectively and efficiently as possible. As a CRO, the main priority is to identify and target a client’s long term goals while assisting in the process. This proactive approach ensures that client research is done as accurately as possible the first time.

PMI’s AAALAC-accredited research facility was designed with experimental surgery and clients’ specific needs in mind. The facility is a research space created to accommodate both large and small groups, while still providing the comfort and ease of being at your own office. PMI’s facility in San Carlos, California offers:

Surgical Services
Advanced Equipment
Protocol Assistance, Design & Development
Pharmaceutical Product Development
Medical Device Testing
Bioskills Labs

My PMI Experience

  • “PMI adds tremendous value to the medical device industry by serving the critical needs of R&D and preclinical studies. They truly become part of our Company in a seamless fashion.”

  • “It is always a great pleasure to conduct a pre-clinical study at PMI. Starting from the planning, scheduling and approval processes, to the study itself and the subsequent follow-up are all exceptional.”

  • “The PMI team is dedicated to ensuring the success of my project, through their collective breadth of experience, targeted approach to study design and unending commitment to customer satisfaction.”

  • “I have had the privilege of working with PMI for close to a decade and with numerous startups. It is always a great pleasure to conduct a pre-clinical study at PMI.”

  • “I find PMI to be a valuable partner as I continue to pursue medical device innovation.”

  • “I have relied on PMI’s clinical research services for over twenty years; their knowledge base and procedural execution has been instrumental in facilitating my ability to develop marketable medical devices in multiple startup entities.”