Synergy Biomedical Name Changes To ICF Biomedical

Published: Feb 21, 2006

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- ICF Consulting announced today that the company's Synergy Biomedical subsidiary now will be known as ICF Biomedical. Synergy Biomedical, a California-based biomedical consulting firm, was acquired in 2005 by ICF Consulting. An overview of ICF Biomedical's services can be found on the Web at

ICF Biomedical will continue to specialize in supporting clients in all phases of medical product development to build the most competitive regulatory strategy for market release, distribution, and export. ICF Biomedical assists biotech companies and industry-related groups worldwide in seeking regulatory approval for the sale of medical products in the United States and international markets, and is poised to grow with the biomedical marketplace in response to new regulatory legislation, technologies, and discoveries in medicine.

Shep Bentley, ICF Biomedical's Managing Director, says, "This name change acknowledges that we have been fully integrated into ICF Consulting, and together we offer added resources to address the growing needs of the biomedical marketplace."

For more than two decades, ICF Consulting has advised federal agencies on developing, implementing, and reinventing regulatory programs, having worked on hundreds of rulemakings. "ICF Consulting offers a broad platform to support ICF Biomedical's growth," says Sudhakar Kesavan, Chief Executive Officer of ICF Consulting. "Our deep understanding of the regulatory process complements the expertise of their staff, and our global reach brings their top-notch services into the marketplace."

ICF Consulting ( is a leading management, technology, and policy consulting firm. Drawing upon extensive industry knowledge, distinguished professionals, and innovative analytics, the firm develops solutions to complex defense, homeland security, social program, energy, environment, and transportation issues. ICF Consulting's approach to these issues is strengthened by its expertise in information technology, organizational improvement, research and evaluation, program management, and communications. Since 1969, ICF Consulting has been serving major corporations, government at all levels, and multinational institutions. More than 1,500 employees serve these clients in the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

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CONTACT: Douglas Beck, of ICF Consulting, +1-703-934-3820

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