Company Overview

Welcome to Emmes, a global full service clinical research organization (CRO) dedicated to supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. Founded in 1977, Emmes has conducted over 2000 clinical studies across a broad range of therapeutic areas, with significant expertise in infectious diseases, vaccines, ophthalmology, oncology, neurology, substance use disorders, and maternal and child health.

Emmes resides at the intersection of the public and private healthcare sectors. This provides a unique value to our clients, as we are able to share innovations we learn from one client base to another. Experience in both the private and public clinical research communities combined with our longstanding strengths in biostatistics empowers us to help you with innovative study designs, regulatory strategies and full service global clinical trial execution capabilities.

We are proud of our contributions to public health. Emmes collaborates with biopharmaceutical, government, non-profit, and academic institutions to design and manage insightful clinical studies that impact millions of patients worldwide. From our work with the National Institutes of Health on rare diseases, gene and cell therapies, epidemics and pandemics to our ongoing relationships with biopharmaceutical companies and foundations, we are humbled by the contributions Emmes has made to organizations like yours.

Values drive us at Emmes; and as our name suggests, the quest for truth underscores everything we do. It guides the way we conduct research and the relationships we develop with clients. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our Culture

Emmes is guided and motivated by an unwavering quest for TRUTH. We believe our longevity and success are a direct result of the honest and transparent relationships we cultivate with organizations like yours. As a global full-service CRO, we appreciate the opportunity to help bring innovative therapies to the world and improve public health.

We are a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation.

To be the trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.


  • Integrity: We are united in our devotion to our values. We seek decency, truth, honesty, and transparency in our relationships with our colleagues, clients, and collaborators.
  • Agility: We are quick to action, resourceful, innovative, flexible, and adaptable to change.
  • Passion for Excellence: We seek continuous improvement and high quality in all aspects of our work.
  • Collaborative Partnerships: We engage in lasting collaborations that drive innovation and improve public health.
  • Intellectual Curiosity: We aim to go beyond the status quo by asking questions and solving problems through rigorous scientific research.


As a global company dedicated to advancing public health and biopharmaceutical science, we believe a career is so much more than just a job. An Emmes career is framed by a shared vision for the positive impact we can make on the world and a belief that we will do it as a unified and supportive work family.

At Emmes, we embrace an unwavering commitment to people, a passion for health and life, a sincere belief in the value of diversity, and a focus on helping every person on our team achieve their personal goals and professional potential.

Culture and People
As a global company, Emmes is composed of a team for whom boundaries do not exist. Diversity and inclusion are not just a policy promise but a natural part of the fabric that makes our company unique. The wide array of cultures, ethnicities, races, nationalities, gender identities, and beliefs are what allows us to generate our innovative ideas and different perspectives.

We have an intrinsic compassion for all people. Whether those people are partners, clients, local communities, or our own staff, our mission is to improve their lives through collaboration and empowerment. We believe that our ability to positively change the world is not limited to clinical research. Through the “Emmes Cares” program, we leverage our own good fortune to bring philanthropy, charitable participation and volunteerism to those in need.

We love the work we do, but we also recognize that balance is critical to physical and mental health. When you work at Emmes, you are part of a community – a friendly, supportive family that values fun and engagement.

Company Summary
The Emmes Company, LLC
Number of Employees
(301) 251-1161
401 North Washington Street
## 700
Rockville, MD