Our Beginning

In 2017, two African brothers met at a prestigious institution situated in a country renowned for its exceptional reputation. Both pursuing their careers as medical scientists specializing in Clinical Research, a field still in its infancy in Africa, they struck a bond. Two years later, upon returning to their respective home countries, they decided to establish a Clinical Research Organization (CRO) in Africa to help advance the already existing potential of the continent being a hub for clinical studies. Their goal was simple - accumulate a wealth of field experience, understand the challenges observed in the conduct of medical research on the continent, and establish a CRO that will solve the pressing issues and be a global icon. This organization would be dedicated to conducting ethical studies of international standards, providing training and mentorship for aspiring clinical research scientists, and making clinical research more accessible to the common man. Today, Utano CRO stands as the realization of their dream, capitalizing on their extensive expertise across every facet of the field.

What we seek to do

  • Our primary aim is to guarantee that Clinical Research in Africa is conducted in accordance with global standards, ensuring the highest possible quality.
  • We are committed to maximizing the protection of participants and enhancing the quality of data derived from research conducted in Africa.
  • We strive to ensure that advanced and high-quality interventions are accessible to underserved regions that lack adequate resources.
  • We strive to create a comprehensive system for nurturing the next generation of clinical research scientists, fostering their growth and development.
  • We strive to establish a dynamic ecosystem of clinical research specialists, continually supporting their professional growth and advancement.
  • We are dedicated to promoting equity within the clinical research field, ensuring fair access and opportunities for all individuals involved.

The future we desire

We envision carrying out the best quality clinical research related activities. We aim to integrate the field of clinical research seamlessly into everyday life, making it an essential and valued component. By doing so, we aspire to achieve optimal health outcomes for all individuals, ensuring the highest level of well-being for everyone. This would result in the output of the highest standards of health for everyone.