The NCD Company Team

We are a team of interdisciplinary non-clinical development experts with many years of experience in pharma, biotech and contract research. With our broad skills and experience we cover the three main areas of non-clinical research - Pharmacology, ADME, Toxicology. Our team is supported by Senior Experts who can assist us and you as our client in all kinds of sophisticated preclinical questions.


Gerhard Hager, PhD | CEO 

Gerhard Hager has over twenty years experience in the preclinical development of Biologics (NBEs), Biosimilars, Small Molecules (NCEs), Antibodies and ATMPs, such as cell and gene therapeutics.


In his many years as a founder, scientific director and managing director of a midsize international full service research institute (CRO), but also as a senior executive in the pharmaceutical industry, he has overseen the various stages of development for many products, from drug discovery right through to market approval. Having worked as a GLP-Test Facility Manager in several countries and companies of different sizes, he is a proven expert in Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).