NEWTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioClinica®, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a global provider of clinical trial management solutions, today announced that Grünenthal GmbH has signed a global license agreement for BioClinica OnPoint CTMS to support its ongoing clinical trials. BioClinica OnPoint CTMS helps clinical trial sponsors to easily consolidate their data, share this data and improve trial management by using Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Office 2010.
Grünenthal selected BioClinica OnPoint after a thorough evaluation of the leading enterprise-scale CTMS solutions. The assessment team was comprised of Grünenthal experts from various functional areas. The workshops demonstrated that the requirements specified by Grünenthal could be delivered faster and most cost-effectively using OnPoint. Grünenthal was particularly impressed with BioClinica’s ability to integrate with other clinical systems, the extensibility of this consolidated data via SharePoint-based dashboards and the fact that OnPoint allows clinical staff to do much of their work within the familiar environment of Microsoft Office applications.
“After careful review of the commercially available CTMS solutions, we felt that BioClinica’s platform provides our clinical staff with a timely and comprehensive overview of relevant data and thus helps to make planning more efficient,” said Hazel Collie, Head of Quality & Systems at Grünenthal. “In this regard, OnPoint supports our objective to enhance our innovation process, allowing us to develop solutions to improve the quality of life of our patients.”
"Life sciences companies of all sizes face increased pressure to efficiently manage clinical trials while bringing drugs to market quickly," said Andrea McGonigle, managing director, Life Sciences, Microsoft Corp. "BioClinica uses Microsoft SharePoint and Office to help clients gain a comprehensive, real-time view into trial performance and act on that information."
Mark Weinstein, CEO of BioClinica, said, "We are proud to be selected to support Grünenthal’s clinical trial support needs, world-wide. This agreement demonstrates the results of our continuing commitment to deliver innovative technology solutions that help customers execute and manage their clinical trials with greater efficiency and speed.”
About the Grünenthal Group
The Grünenthal Group is an independent, family-owned international research based pharmaceutical company headquartered in Aachen, Germany. Building on its unique position in pain, its objective is to become the most patient-centric company and to be a leader in therapy innovation. Altogether, the Grünenthal Group has affiliates in 30 countries worldwide. Grünenthal products are sold in more than 150 countries and approx. 4,500 employees are working for the Grünenthal Group globally. In 2010, Grünenthal reached revenues of about 910M €. For more information: www.grunenthal.com.
About BioClinica, Inc.
BioClinica, Inc. is a leading global provider of integrated, technology-enhanced clinical trial management solutions. BioClinica supports pharmaceutical and medical device innovation with imaging core lab, internet image transport, electronic data capture, interactive voice and web response, clinical trial management and clinical supply chain design and optimization solutions. BioClinica solutions maximize efficiency and manageability throughout all phases of the clinical trial process. With over 20 years of experience and more than 2,000 successful trials to date, BioClinica has supported the clinical development of many new medicines from early phase trials through final approval. BioClinica operates state-of-the-art, regulatory-body-compliant imaging core labs on two continents, and supports worldwide eClinical and data management services from offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.bioclinica.com
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