Near-term plans include the creation of a system for assessing study feasibility and an app to connect patients to studies.

WuXi NextCODE acquired Genomics Medicine Ireland as part of a $400 million investment.

U.K.-based startup Fluidic Analytics reels in $31 million in a round of fundraising.

UCB partners with Verint Systems to launch a new app for Parkinson’s patients.

San Diego and North Carolina-based Synteract has acquired specialty pediatric CRO KinderPharm for an undisclosed price.

Charles River updates its database with new tumor models for early-stage oncology research.

Parexel links with Medidata’s Shyft Analytics to boost its real-world evidence (RWE) offering for clients.

The U.K.’s Medicines Discovery Catapult is partnering with the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research.