Bringing you the best: Imaging CRO & Core Lab integrated services
Our Company

IEC is the first Spanish Imaging CRO offering complete Imaging trials’ services, from imaging acquisition to reports submission including, but not limited to, central blinded independent review of clinical data.

We combine imaging expertise with innovative technology and operational excellence to maximize the outcomes of our customer’s trials. We have performed imaging services in more than 1.200 clinical trials.

With over 10 years of experience providing imaging services for all modalities, we understand the needs of our sponsors and we strive to make our customer´s clinical trials a success.

Whether you are a Pharmaceutical or Biotech company, a CRO or a Research Institution/Hospitals, IEC`s highly trained team will be by your side. We offer solutions for your most challenging study designs with integrated imaging services and exceptional radiological expertise.

Our network of imaging experts has over 150 publications between them and have participated in over 1.300 clinical trials.

IEC is committed to delivering the highest quality data  in all services they provide, being an ISO 9001 certified company


About IEC-Anagram Group

In 2018, IEC established a robust partnership with Anagram to offer complete CRO and imaging services for clinical trials. The complementary services offered by the two companies , the synergy these create and their proven successful track record, allows us to provide integrated CRO services with the highest quality standards at a reduced cost for the benefit of our customers.

As a team, we provide the following services:

  • Imaging CoreLab: centralized quality control and assessment of images in clinical trials
  • Integrated Image acquisition with full patient management services for clinical trials in Barcelona and Madrid.
  • CRO services: Planning, Set up and Management of Clinical Trials


Our mission

  • Our mission is to add value to clinical research by applying Integrated and Innovative Management on imaging techniques.

  • We strive to make clinical trials a success for our principal investigators, pharma companies and CRO partners on a national and / or international level.

  • We focus on patient care and guarantee data quality by adding value to the development of new drugs.

Our vision

  • To become a national image CRO reference in clinical trials, with international projection, focusing on improving patient’s lives.

  • To have excellent technical and human resources and establish strategic collaborations with the most renowned stakeholders in the field of diagnostic imaging and guarantee full attention to patient, partners and clients.

  • We endeavor to become a work-friendly company where our employees can develop their long-term careers.

Our values


To have the ability to anticipate our clients’ needs and find ways to offer our services to cover those needs and exceed clients’ expectations. 

  • We look for the best way to satisfy the customer’s needs.
  • We self-evaluate to maintain high quality standards and improve our performance.
  • We give exclusive and personalized service to each client catering for each of their needs.


View the patient as an individual and personally assist them in moments of uncertainty.

  • We address him or her with the utmost respect.
  • We show sincere interest, affection and human warmth.
  • We respond promptly to their requests and, in any case, in a maximum of 24 hours.


We strive to develop an excellent connection and harmony between partners and colleagues.

  • We are empathetic with those around us.
  • We think positive and provide solutions to constantly improve and help others improve as professionals.
  • We share problems and challenges and strive to provide solutions for these.
CRO Group history
IEC: Clinical Trials
Why work with us?

More than 10 years experience dealing with imaging studies from national and international trials

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Participation in more than 2,000 studies involving around 20,000 patients

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Our dedicated team also operates as an international CRO, able to manage all parts of the trial

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As an integrated CRO, we deliver full service studies focusing on clinical delivery, strategic planning and risk management

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Expertise in multiple imaging modalities and various therapeutic areas focusing especially on oncology and CNS

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Customized imaging solutions and integration with third party systems

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Proven benefits in terms of cost and lead time efficiencies

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Our project includes a devoted imaging expert team


Dr. José Mateos is a nuclear medicine physician trained in Hospital Clinic, one of the most prestigious hospitals in Spain. He developed a degree thesis focused on neuroimaging related to parkinsonism, mood disorders and schizophrenia. In 2004, he worked as a medical advisor in General Electric, undertaking Imaging studies with different contrast agents, radiolabel isotopes and other imaging modalities (CT, MRI, PET, NM).

In 2008, he founded an imaging CRO in Barcelona, managing oncological and neurological research. Ten years later, he inaugurated new offices in Madrid and initiated his new core lab project.

In 2016, Dr. Jose Mateos, aligned with other partners, founded a CRO called 4CT. In 2018 Anagram, a consolidated Spanish CRO, was integrated in the group bringing extensive cardiovascular and neurology experience. IEC and Anagram work together to combine thorough knowledge and experience on image treatment in clinical trials with operational and  management acumen.

Our Team

Our team has more than 10 years’ experience in dealing with successful integration of medical imaging endpoints in clinical trials.

They have expertise in clinical trial design, fundamental knowledge of imaging endpoints and solid regulatory insight.

Our highly trained project management professionals oversee all services and studies with special focus on strategic planning and risk management.

Our team is comprised of:

Large network of Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), at national and international level.

Leading imaging experts in CT, MRI, PET-CT, Nuclear Medicine, Echocardiography etc.

A large captive pool of experienced oncological, neurological imaging trial reviewers.

With knowledge in general trial Management.