Contract Research

Faster results via real-time sharing of experimental data

The Arxspan Notebook platform allows companies to manage all incoming contract research organization (CRO) work in real time: placing experimental result data into experiments, registering small molecule or biological compounds, registering assay data, or placing materials into inventory locations.

Arxspan accommodates view only, write-only, or view-write CRO access to any client information in the system, with clients variably controlling information sharing capability among scientists within a CRO as well as across CRO organizations. CROs can sign off on work completed and internal managers can review and witness this work, as well as generate custom reports of some or all of the relevant data. Should a project or relationship end, CRO scientists can be instantly removed from either the relevant project or the Arxspan system completely, with legacy experimental data remaining intact and accessible by the client.

While ramping up relationships with CROs, scientific companies find that they are struggling with having informatics architecture and process that allow for optimal management of incoming CRO data. Research data curation and exchange are bottlenecks, data quickly becomes decentralized and unsearchable, and integration with in house systems for bulk import of information is cumbersome. Receiving CRO data quickly and with higher quality and efficiency, as well as being able to effectively search and share it, are important factors in the CRO/Client partnership.

Arxspan’s cloud-based suite of applications can facilitate data transfer and collaboration between organizations, allowing for efficient sharing of results and reducing bottlenecks of knowledge transfer. Arxspan’s straight-forward, turn-key web-browser informatics solutions eliminate the IT pain of managing external CRO data.

Benefits For Contract Research


An organization’s most valuable asset is the IP from its research, be it internal or out-sourced. Data standards, security and compliance with 21 CFR Part 11 are included in the software.


Arxspan easy-to-use interface works the way scientists work and reduces time consuming manual processes and streamlines workflow and information exchange.


Low cost data migration from legacy systems is performed by the Arxspan team of professionals.


Deployment of the Arxspan software is flexible with cloud-based or on-premise options. The web based user environment is accessible from any device or operating system. Arxspan’s Notebook, Registration, and Inventory can be purchased as a suite or as stand alone modules.


Demonstrate a clear and competitive advantage while moving to a paperless internal environment with the Arxspan Notebook suite.

Arxspan Products



The Arxspan Notebook product is a cloud-based Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) and Workflow solution built to serve as an authoritative repository for Chemistry and Biology data...

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The Arxspan ChemReg and BioReg modules are a cloud-based solution built to serve as an authoritative repository for unique chemical and biological entities. The system handles...

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Arxspan Inventory is a cloud-based inventory application providing a tool set to natively define and manage inventory items such as proprietary compounds...

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Arxspan Assay is a cloud-based software tool set that can define, collect, manage, and store assay endpoint data – ideal for assay development functions as well as LTS and HTS screening...

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