BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN - COVID-19

Updated  3th November 2020

Dear Customers,

Whilst continuing to comply with the instructions of the French health authorities, Oncodesign informs you that we have initiated our lockdown release management procedures on all of our sites to get business back on track. Oncodesign continues to be ready to assist with the requirements for the continuity of your projects.

Whilst all our staff are back in our facilities and operating as usual, they are instructed self-isolate & stay away from work for (14 days) should they have any covid-19 symptoms.

On this page you will find a COVID-19 frequently asked question to provide you with answers as well as more detailed information on the implementation of our Crisis Management Plan.

FAQ Coronavirus Latest updates related to Coronavirus COVID-19

Are you able to perform new projects?

Activation of our Pandemic Crisis Management Plan

Yes, we can design and execute new projects.

As of 12th March, we activated our  "Pandemic Crisis Management Plan", which covers the whole company, our laboratories, quality services, IT infrastructure, human resources and logistics in order to guarantee the implementation of our service, in compliance with any additional instructions that the health authorities may decide.

What are the measures set-up in the current situation of COVID-19 pandemic?
What are the measures taken in case of increased risk of exposure to staff?
What are the measures taken in case Oncodesign closes?
Which party is liable to pay for studies that have been terminated prematurely due to COVID-19?

Coronavirus Updates

[Last Update: 3th November 2020]  Oncodesign’s activities continue thanks to the experience gained last spring. COVID-19 brings the world to a truly unprecedented period in 2020, where the truth of one day is not the truth of the next.COVID-19 brings the world to a truly unprecedented period in 2020, where the truth of one day is not the truth of the next.

More than ever, Oncodesign’s mission, which is to find therapeutic solutions for serious diseases without known treatment, takes on its full meaning with an imperative need to know how to adapt and demonstrate resilience.

Over the past few months, we have made sure to keep you informed of the measures taken within the company to ensure the maintenance of our activities and your projects.

As you know (or may know), the French government has extended the lockdown with different modalities at least until December 1. Indeed, unlike last spring, new rules aim to ensure both the preservation of the health of the French but also the health of the country’s economy.

Under these new conditions, the activities and operations within Oncodesign remain fully operational according to the methods previously implemented.

Thanks to our track record acquired over the past few months (resulting in no closure day / or delay), Oncodesign continues and will continue to support you in your R&D programs according to our proven continuity plan.

Your usual contacts remain at your disposal. As a partner, we will thus ensure that your current or future projects run smoothly.

Finally, I would also like to thank once again the commitment of all of our employees who do everything they can to meet your expectations with professionalism and daily involvement.

Finally, I would also like to thank once again the commitment of all of our employees who do everything they can to meet your expectations with professionalism and daily involvement.
Best regards,
Philippe Genne Founder, President

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[Last Update: 20th May 2020] Pathologies without a therapeutic solution have unfortunately not disappeared in the context of the global COVID-19 crisis.

Oncodesign remains firmly anchored in its mission "To discover new innovative therapies effective in serious diseases without known treatment. "

On March 17th, we kept you informed of the measures taken by the company to ensure the maintenance of our activities by activating its "Pandemic Crisis Management Plan" and thus guaranteeing the performance of our services in compliance with any additional instruction measures imposed by Health Authorities. The teams have so far been able to carry out their tasks with commitment and success in perfect relationship with our customers.

We re-evaluate the measures to be taken on a daily based within the framework of our internal surveillance body. We are adjusting our organization to ensure, not only the continuity of our services, but also to guarantee you the best level of quality in our services while protecting our employees.

 The IT infrastructure is adapted to allow homeworking for all employees whose activities can be carried out in this manner. We have also strengthened our computer network to ensure meetings through web conferences.

Finally, we are particularly vigilant to ensure a constant supply to carry out ongoing and future projects.

In all cases, Oncodesign’s switchboard remains available (+33 (0)380 788 260) for EMERGENCIES.

We also sincerely thank all of our committed employees and all those who help us move forward.

« From now on, the solidarity the most required is that of all the inhabitants of earth » Albert Jacquard, (French biologist & geneticist  - 1925 – 2013)

#ThanksHealthHeroes #StayHome

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[Last Update: 17th March 2020] In the current context of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to inform you of the measures taken by the company to ensure the continuity of its business.

Oncodesign activated its "Pandemic Crisis Management Plan" on March 12, 2020 which covers the whole company, our laboratories, quality services, IT infrastructure, human resources and logistics in order to guarantee the implementation of our services, in compliance with any additional instructions that the health authorities may decide.

Preventive measures have already been implemented to protect our employees and to adapt work organization.

- For each project, the project teams have identified the Project Manager, Study Directors and their Back-up collaborators. A regular duty period update will be carried out on a weekly basis or even more often if necessary.

- Our IT systems are designed to sustain a remote workforce.

- For our work-from-home situation people, we have suspended all travels to headquarter and encourage the use of virtual conferencing solutions for internal meetings since last Friday.

- Web or video-conferences are to be set-up instead of physical meetings, in particular with our customers.

We have set up an internal surveillance body to update this plan on a daily basis. This is done in relation with Human Resources, Executive Management and in collaboration with department Managers according to the evolution of official recommendations from Governments or Health Agencies.

Your communication with the teams will continue as usual (phone and email).

We will keep you regularly informed of the progress of your current and upcoming projects.

We exert our efforts to ensure the follow-up of your projects and rely on your understanding of human risks in the current situation that are beyond our control.

In all cases, Oncodesign’s switchboard remains available (+33 (0)380 788 260) for EMERGENCIES.

We need to act as one to face this unique situation, we express all our support to get through this ordeal with courage and responsibility.

"Sometimes, you just need to be apart to be together" Robert Sabatier (French author-1923-2012)

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