Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) has announced that it will acquire ClearTrial, a maker of cloud-based Clinical Trial Operations applications for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of this year. The companies will continue to operate separately until the transaction is closed according to the Oracle announcement.
ClearTrial’s clinical trial applications “will add leading budgeting, forecasting, and analytics capabilities that help plan, source, and track clinical projects,” according to an Oracle overview of the transaction. Oracle plans to integrate ClearTrial’s solutions into its Health Sciences applications portfolio.
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