August 2, 2016

Velesco opened a new early phase Materials Handling Laboratory.  Click here for the press release


April 1, 2016

Velesco has been featured in a Drug Development & Delivery article! Read it here.


February 9, 2016

Velesco has opened another cGMP compliant testing laboratory in our Plymouth, Michigan facility.  

Click here for the press release


January 1, 2016

Velesco's work has been published in The AAPS Journal!  Read the article here.


October 15, 2015

Gerry Cox has written a guest blog post highlighting the MassBio CRO/CMO Community, specifically discussing an upcoming educational forum through MassBio.  Read it here.


July 17, 2015

Dave Barnes has been asked to speak at the MichBio event: Cutting Edge/Drug Discovery & Development in Michigan in Lansing on September 9-10! Dave will be featured on Panel B: Moving Beyond the Bench - Pre-Clinical Selection. View the agenda and register to attend here.

May 12, 2015

Gerry Cox has recently begun serving as a co-chair of the MassBio sponsored Massachusetts CRO/CMO working group. This group organizes educational forums on industry outsourcing practices and processes which are a major force in reducing the costs and development timelines for new therapeutics.


January 30, 2014

Pharmoutsourcing article features CEO Dave Barnes.


October 1, 2013

Grand opening for Quincy Center for Innovation.  CEO Dave Barnes and COO Gerry Cox attended.

Article in the Patriot Ledger

Pictures on


August 12, 2013

Velesco's Boston office is open for business in the Quincy Center for Innovation!  Check out the press release VelescoQCIPressRelease-12-Aug-2013.pdf.


June 10, 2013

Velesco will soon be opening our third location!  In exciting growth news, we are opening an office in the Boston area this month.


March 2, 2012

Rubicon Genomics chooses Velesco to manufacture its Transplex RNA Amplification kits.



Feb 15, 2012

Velesco is featured in an article about companies that have sprung out of and flourished after Pfizer's exit from Ann Arbor, MI.



April 28, 2011

Velesco expands formulation development services through collaboration with Vindonwestech Storage.


March, 2011

Velesco Pharmaceutical Services is featured in a case study about High Purity Water for Pharmaceuticals Testing, published in the American Laboratory e-Supplement Feb 2011 edition.  


October, 2010

COO Gerry Cox is featured in a Fortune Magazine article.


September, 2010

Velesco Pharmaceutical Services expands core scientific and quality team.


July, 2010

Dave Barnes, CEO of Velesco Pharmaceutical Services, is the subject of an editorial: "Stage Two Strategies" in Crain's Detroit Business.


April 14, 2010

Velesco Pharmaceutical Services receives a "Catalyst Award" for 2009 economic growth, and is recognized as a 2010 "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch" recipient.


March, 2010
Velesco Pharmaceutical Services joins BIOCOM, the Southern California Life Science Association.

June 9, 2009
Velesco Pharmaceutical Services opens new Clinical Trial Materials cGMP production facility and moves to expanded laboratory space.

Velesco's new Laboratory Address: 46701 N. Commerce Center Dr, Suite A8, Plymouth, MI 48170.


April 7, 2009 

Velesco's participation in the upcoming Michigan CMC Alliance featured on

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February 6, 2009
Velesco Pharmaceutical Services Expands Core Scientific Team


December 2008
Velesco supported the Ann Arbor Youth Chorale for their 22nd Annual Winter Concert.

November 12, 2008
Velesco Pharmaceutical Services plans to double staff in Ann Arbor.
Click here to read full article

September 23, 2008
SCORR Marketing Chosen as Agency of Record for Velesco Pharmaceutical Services
Click here for the Press Release

August 15, 2008
Velesco Pharmaceutical Services has joined the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council.
For more details, view the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council Website.

July 17, 2008
Gerry Cox, Velesco's chief operating officer is profiled in the Ann Arbor Business Review.  Click here to read full article

June 2, 2008
Velesco Pharmaceutical Services has relocated into a new, purpose built laboratory building in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This facility provides the necessary wet lab space with associated ancillary areas to support Velesco's near term growth plans.


The laboratories were refurbished and briefly occupied by Pfizer and are state-of-the-art for analytical chemistry and formulation science.

News and Events

New materials handling laboratory has opened

at Velesco's Plymouth, MI facility!

Read the press release.


New cGMP testing laboratory has opened at

Velesco's Plymouth, MI facility!

Read the press release.


Velesco's work published in

a Drug Development & Delivery article!

Read it here.



Dave Barnes Featured in 

Pharmoutsourcing article


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