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LORENZ Life Sciences Group and MasterControl Announce Strategic Alliance

SALT LAKE CITY –September. 12, 2007 –MasterControl Inc. today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with LORENZ Life Sciences Group.  The partnership will facilitate the development of integration strategies that will improve life science companies’ management of their electronic submissions to the FDA and similar regulatory agencies.

“The synergy created by uniting the efforts of MasterControl and LORENZ will significantly impact both companies’ customers, present and future,” said Michael Bothe, MasterControl vice president of business development. “By pooling our talents we have the joint potential to offer life sciences professionals the most complete sets of solutions imaginable.”

The partnership with LORENZ will further enhance submission publishing and management capabilities, starting with the initial creation of a document. MasterControl users will be able to create submission-ready documents and control, track, and collect documents in a centralized and secure electronic platform. MasterControl also allows users to collaborate virtually on documents and provides for automatic routing, revision control, escalation and approval of documents. LORENZ solutions can then be used for the final linking and proofing of required documentation, assembly of the electronic regulatory submission, and management of the submission throughout its lifecycle.

"We have already demonstrated joint success in the electronic submissions marketplace through seamlessly joining MasterControl and LORENZ technology solutions to address current customer needs in collecting documentation from document management systems and effectively managing submissions impacting their bottom-line," said Wolfgang Witzel, president of LORENZ Life Sciences Group.  "We are pleased to join forces with MasterControl in Europe and in North America and look forward to more opportunities to provide our integrated and streamlined e-submissions solutions."

LORENZ Life Sciences Group has been assisting customers and regulatory agencies globally since 1989 by offering solutions to address their authoring (authorBridge), labeling (labelBridge), tracking (drugTrack) and submission publishing and submission management needs (docuBridge).
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The MasterControl suite has been specifically engineered to automate and effectively manage document control, change control, audits, corrective and preventive actions (CAPA), regulatory training, nonconformance disposition, customer complaints, and other GxP processes. MasterControl’s user-friendly software solutions are configurable and provide continuous compliance with regulations such as FDA guidelines, ISO standards, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

About LORENZ Life Sciences Group
LORENZ Life Sciences Group (www.lorenz.cc) develops and markets software
solutions for the Life Sciences market. LORENZ's solutions are geared
specifically for submission assembly, review, publishing, validation and
management. As the number one supplier of submission management systems in the
world for U.S., European and Japanese submissions, LORENZ is currently the market
leader in producing eCTDs. With over 100 installations in 20 countries, LORENZ
has built a reputable customer base. For more information, call 866-286-0051.

About MasterControl Inc.
MasterControl Inc. is a worldwide leader in providing GxP process and document management software solutions for life science companies. The MasterControl solution is easy to deploy, validate, and maintain. MasterControl facilitates regulatory compliance and incorporates industry best practices for automating and connecting every stage of the product development cycle. MasterControl drives down total ownership cost and enables customers to extend their investment across the enterprise by combining an integrated platform with a continuum of risk-based software validation products and services. Since 1993 hundreds of companies around the world have relied on MasterControl for easier compliance, faster validation, and better process management. For more information, visit the MasterControl website or call 800-825-9117.