MCT-Congress Announces Medidata & Microsoft to Present at Inaugural mHealth Event

Medidata announced as headline sponsor of 2014 UK mHealth congress
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Jan. 28, 2014 - PRLog -- MCT-Congress, a new UK mHealth event that will explore the impact that mobile solutions are having on the clinical research process, has announced that Medidata Solutions and Microsoft will present at its 2014 event taking place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, 20-21 March. Medidata, the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, is the congress' headline sponsor and will deliver new insight into the use of mobile and cloud-based technology for improved patient engagement and better health outcomes.

“Mobile technology has the potential to bring dramatic change to the quality, efficiency and cost of life science research, while drastically improving the patient experience,” said Glen de Vries, President of Medidata. “Medidata is pleased to participate in MCT-Congress 2014 to explore this emerging area.”

As the largest event of its kind in the UK, the congress will gather providers, leaders and influencers from all aspects of mHealth to discuss successes, challenges and innovations, with the aim of helping to break new ground by fostering collaboration across the industry.

Neil Pearson, Regional Vice President UK for Microsoft, will deliver a thought-provoking discussion on the current deployments and the future of mHealth technology, addressing how the latest industry advances and software developments are changing the way clinical trials are managed and helping to improve health worldwide.

"The MCT-Congress is a rare opportunity to look at mHealth from all perspectives," says Neil Pearson. "It will provide the perfect platform to inspire attendees to connect, learn from one another and exchange ideas. As an innovator, Microsoft is committed to providing solutions that support clinical transformation and we look forward to sharing our advances with delegates at the congress."

MCT-Congress is a new two day conference and exhibition dedicated to the business of mobile technology in the field of clinical research. Edinburgh's Award-winning International Conference Centre will play host to the event, 20-21 March, 2014. To register for a place, please visit or call Veronique Madsen on +44(0)7866 782165

About Medidata Solutions

Medidata Solutions ( is the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, transforming clinical development through its advanced applications and intelligent data analytics. The Medidata Clinical Cloud™ brings new levels of productivity and quality to the clinical testing of promising medical treatments, from study design and planning through execution, management and reporting. We are committed to advancing the competitive and scientific goals of our global customers, which include over 90% of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies; innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms; leading academic medical centers; and contract research organizations.
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