MORRISVILLE, N.C. (Business Wire) June 18, 2009 — Clinipace, a digital clinical research organization, today announced it has been named one of North Carolina’s Top 100 Small Businesses by Business Leader Magazine. The Top 100 distinction honors companies that have achieved significant growth over the past five years and demonstrated significant business achievement and community involvement within the state of North Carolina.

The Top 100 rankings were announced at the 2009 Top 100 North Carolina Small Business Event held June 17 at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel. Based on a community vote amongst finalists, Clinipace ranked 52 out of the 100 companies honored.

This news comes on the heels of continued company growth for Clinipace with the recent expansion of its team of clinical development experts and the hiring of Mark Shapiro as Director of Clinical Solutions.

“It’s an honor to be recognized in conjunction with other successful organizations in our community,” said Jeff Williams, CEO, Clinipace. “This award echoes our continued momentum, as well as validates all o f the hard work our team puts forth everyday to make Clinipace a success.”

About Clinipace

Clinipace, an experienced digital clinical research organization (dCRO), provides on-demand software and clinical services for phase I-IV clinical trials, registries, and investigator-initiated grant management programs. We serve biopharmaceutical and medical device companies as well as academic medical centers. Optimized by TEMPO™, our web-based software platform, we deliver clinical trial and registry services at up to a 30% savings compared to traditional service providers.