MasterControl Announces Technology Partnership with Datafarm
SALT LAKE CITY July, 10, 2007 MasterControl Inc. today announced that it has formed a technology partnership with Datafarm Inc. to develop integration strategies to help life science companies manage their electronic submissions to the FDA and other regulatory agencies.
“Through our partnership, we will develop integration points between MasterControl and Datafarm applications to offer our joint customers the opportunity to easily prepare submission-ready documents and fully manage the submission lifecycle,” said Michael Bothe, MasterControl vice president of business development.
Datafarm provides out-of-the-box solutions that simplify the content-submission process for life science companies. To date, Datafarm has assisted sponsor organizations with over 300 electronic submissions to the FDA, Health Canada, and European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products (EMEA).
With the MasterControl-Datafarm partnership, customers will have the tools to manage submission documentation from start to finish. MasterControl will enable users to create submission-ready documents from the beginning and also control, track, and store their documents in a secure electronic platform. MasterControl also gives them the capability for virtual collaboration, automatic routing, revision control, escalation, and approval of documents. Users will then be able to utilize Datafarm tools for the final linking and proofing of documents, assembly of the electronic regulatory submission, and management of that submission throughout its lifecyle.
MasterControl Inc. is a global provider of GxP process and document management software solutions for life science companies. The MasterControl™ suite is easy to use, easy to deploy, easy to validate, and easy to maintain. It incorporates industry best practices for automating and connecting every stage of the product development cycle, while facilitating regulatory compliance. By combining an integrated platform with a continuum of risk-based software validation products and services, MasterControl drives down the total cost of ownership and enables customers to extend their investment across the enterprise. Hundreds of companies worldwide use MasterControl for easier compliance, faster validation, and better process management. For more information, visit www.mastercontrol.com, or call 800-825-9117.
About Datafarm Inc.
Founded in 1997, Datafarm is a leading provider of Electronic Document Publishing Solutions and Regulatory Submissions Services for the Life Sciences Industry. Recognized as one of the world's top three eSubmission solutions providers, Datafarm provides its clients with state-of-the-art software technology supported by its Regulatory Services Group. This team of industry specialists offers expert knowledge of regulatory, clinical, CMC, non-clinical and IT issues, and provides direction on the drug development process with focus on regulatory submissions.
Meeting the needs of large and small companies worldwide,Datafarm has already helped an extensive range of customers with proven products and services. To date, the company has been involved in over 1000 submissions to multiple agencies and over 60 installations.
Datafarm focuses on functional business needs and provides technical solutions appropriate to those needs by applying regulatory agency requirements, delivering significant time and resource savings.