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About us

CIDP (Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique) is an international Contract Research Organisation (CRO) carrying out high performance R&D activities for pharmaceutical, medical device, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries.

CIDP is ISO 9001:2015 certified. We serve our clients both as a service provider upstream through Research and Preclinical activities and downstream through Regulatory affairs, Biostatistics & Data Management and Clinical Research.

Our Vision

At CIDP, our aim is to assist our clients in their R&D needs and providing them with innovative and highest quality results whilst maintaining all the scientific rigor. Innovation, Service, Quality, Health and Safety, Respect for Environment, Reactivity, Ethics, Leadership, Diversity are some of the key words that we strive to achieve.

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Our Mission

  • To contribute to the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of cosmetic and pharmaceutical products using innovative methodologies in order to improve the well-being of consumers and patients.
  • To create a synergy between all stakeholders to promote research related work and provide a platform for scientific professionals to exhibit their know-how.
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Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Customer Commitment
  • Leadership through Innovation
  • Diversity
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Our History

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Achievement of a Gold Medal from EcoVadis for CIDP Brazil and a Developed Security Posture from CyberVadis for CIDP Group

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Digitalisation of processes and integration of new tools and achievement of a Silver Medal from EcoVadis for CIDP Group

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French Research Tax Credit (CIR) accreditation for CIDP Romania

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Scientific publication on the blue light methodology developed within CIDP

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Realization of Materiality Assessment and launch of our first Sustainability Report

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Scientific publication on the unique Controlled Pollution Exposure System (CPES) engineered at CIDP

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Set up of the Scientific and Technical Committee within CIDP Group to drive innovation

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Achievement of SMETA 4 Pillar Audit (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit)

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Inauguration of first preclinical research lab in Mauritius

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Expansion to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Expansion to New Delhi, India

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Expansion to Bucharest, Romania

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Initiation of R&D activities in Mauritius

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ISO 9001 Certification

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Official establishment of the first CRO in Mauritius, headquarters of CIDP Group

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CIDP comprises of highly qualified and experienced doctors, pharmacists, clinical research/trial assistants and managers, biostatisticians and data managers with extensive scientific expertise for your development projects.


Our dedicated research team holds PhD, MSc and BSc degrees in the field of Medical Sciences (Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Pediatric,...), Immunology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Analytical Sciences. Our scientific know-how covers various aspects of drug discovery.


At CIDP, we strongly believe that our service standards rely on an extremely skilled workforce. Each of these highly trained and dedicated individuals contributes to the success of the company and that of our clients. 


Key Figures

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preclinical & clinical trials achieved

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trusted clients and partners

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A network of more than 100 highly qualified medical investigators

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Over 35 000 registered volunteers/patients globally