Frontier Science Scotland


We’re a not-for-profit contract research organisation (CRO) committed to raising the bar when it comes to designing, running and analysing the results of clinical trials. We specialise in data management, biostatistics, and quality services, and over the two decades we’ve been in business, we’ve seen first-hand how our work can directly impact patient wellbeing. It’s this – along with our drive to advance clinical trial innovation and education – that motivates us.


Whether you’re a start-up or a global pharmaceutical leader, we can help you bring life-improving therapeutics to market. You’ll find our collaborative approach promotes effective cross-partner solutions and helps reduce inefficiencies. Thanks to our diverse and expansive networks, we are uniquely positioned to understand the rapidly changing landscape of clinical research. As trials become more decentralised and digital health starts to dominate, we have the drive and expertise to help make your vision a reality.


We provide worldwide expert consultancy to a wide and diverse network of academic partners, including universities and research organisations. our talented and creative workforce can help in your quest to transform new ideas into real-world patient solutions. And we want to play our part in the future of clinical trials, which is why we harness the power of our academic partnerships to evolve clinical research and methodology.


We support key government bodies to drive rigorous patient research and ultimately improve public health. Working with the NHS in the UK, and health services in other countries, we are passionate about improving patients’ lives.


At Frontier Science Scotland, we’ve assembled a team of experts in data management, biostatistics, and quality. Partner with us to discover why our esteemed customers have chosen to work with us for over 20 years. Our functional service provision (FSP) approach means that our team will work seamlessly alongside yours, giving you support at your fingertips, in whichever form you need it most.

Data Management

Our team has decades of combined experience across academic and commercial clinical trials, so you can be sure of arriving at database lock on time and with a clean, accurate and complete dataset.


Our programmers, data analysts and statisticians deliver high integrity biostatistical services and consultancy for clinical trial studies around the world.


Adherence to Good Clinical Practice is in our DNA. Instil confidence across all of your clinical trial stakeholders by choosing FSS to handle your quality assurance, QMS and technical writing.

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Trusted for over 20 years

We’ve worked with some of the world’s leading organisations in the clinical trials sector since 2002.

The Breast International Group has worked with Frontier Science Scotland on major registration clinical trials since the time that Frontier was founded in 2001, the most recent example being the complex OlympiA study, involving partners from the world over.

Frontier Science brings the highest level of expertise and professionalism to any clinical trial or research activity and is a highly valued academic partner.  

Frontier Science Scotland is amazing to work with. Always professional, supportive and timely in service and support.

An amazing team of people. Dedicated, professional and eager to find solutions.

We have been working with FSS for several years and always have the pleasure to do so. Politeness and openness are part of their DNA and they always treat us like partners.

They always show commitment and competence in their activities. They ensure the trial is conducted in the best way while pleasing the clients and pharmaceutical industries.

Icing on the cake- their team members are always friendly.

I have had the pleasure to collaborate with the Frontier Science Scotland statistical team on several different projects over the years.  They have been attentive, professional, and their work is of excellent quality.  I hope to work with them on many more collaborations and highly recommend their services.

Frontier Science Foundation has partnered with its affiliate Frontier Science (Scotland) for decades. It is always a positive experience collaborating on critical clinical trials, sharing resources, and advancing research. The team consistently demonstrates expertise and a continuous willingness to address evolving research goals and needs.

We have worked with the statistical team at Frontier Science on a number of clinical trial projects recently and have always had a very positive experience. They have produced great quality, detailed reports and are proactive with queries, discussions, and finding solutions. Their flexibility within projects has been extremely beneficial and the individuals have been great to work with.

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