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BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN - COVID-19

As of 11th May, Oncodesign sets up its deconfinement policy.

Updated 6th May 2020

Dear Customers,

The French health authorities have indicated the date of May 11th as the first period of deconfinement.

To deal with the economic emergency that may face and the requirements for the continuity of your projects, we inform you that we have anticipated deconfinement management procedures on all of our sites. 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: 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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