industry leader in study startup

join leading sponsors, CROs and sites who start studies smarter

goBalto speeds clinical trials through site identification, feasibility, selection, activation and into conduct — getting needed therapies to patients sooner, like our namesake, Balto 

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industry-proven experience

reductions in cycle times. driving efficiencies, entry to market and therapy availability
sites activated 70+ country-specific “smart” workflows
adoption by global top pharmas & CROs
Operational Performance

Automate the manual, cumbersome and error prone processes and tools, not specifically built for study startup, for site selection, feasibility and activation in clinical trials.

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goBalto Activate offers enhanced visibility into the traditionally cumbersome process of activating sites for clinical trials. The system creates efficiencies through streamlined communication among sites, sponsors and CROs. This ultimately drives shorter timelines and cost savings for our customers.


Simplified with a single on-demand view, delivering instant status updates on study progress, irrespective of how many concurrent studies or vendors you work with.

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Select simplifies the process of finding investigative sites by ensuring optimal fit and its integrated workflows allow our globally dispersed clinical research teams to collaborate in real-time. Investigative sites can then be quickly setup to enroll trial subjects using Activate.

Risk Identification & Mitigation

Reduce your clinical trial risk by deploying purpose-built study startup technologies that aid in risk management.

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72% of studies run more than one month behind schedule, with sponsors standing to lose between $600,000 - $8 million for each day that the trial delays a product’s development and launch.

Business Intelligence

Discover bottlenecks and areas for process improvements with custom analytics and real-time metrics into on-going operations. Find out where to focus your efforts.

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We can 'at-a-glance' track milestones and associated activities on the critical path and view the end-to-end deliverables, allowing us to navigate sites successfully through the start-up phase to the point where patients can be enrolled. Additionally, capturing robust clinical and operational data allows us to enhance our predictability model for forecasting.

Organizational Compliance

Automate activities & document workflows with country-specific "smart" workflows that deliver global regulatory and SOP compliance.

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Activate's workflows standardize processes and guide our clinical operations teams to complete and track specific documents and tasks for any site, country, or study based on regulatory requirements and our company's standard operating procedures (SOPs).


goBalto Named Clinical and Research Excellence Award Finalist 2018
goBalto Named Scrip Awards Finalist 2017
goBalto Awarded Top 20 Biotech Technology Solution Providers 2017
goBalto Named Clinical and Research Excellence Award Finalist 2017
goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company
goBalto Named Cloud Trailblazer
goBalto Select Named Most Innovative Product of 2015
goBalto Awarded Top 20 Biotech Technology Solution Providers 2016
goBalto Named Clinical and Research Excellence Award Finalist 2016
Gartner Names goBalto a 2015 Cool Vendor
goBalto Wins 2014 Interaction Award
Rock Health Honors Jae Chung as Top 50 Digital Health Entrepreneur
Jae Chung Named Top 10 Biotech Techie 2013
Jae Chung Receives Partnerships in Clinical Trials Award 2012
goBalto Wins Bio-IT World 2010 Best Practices Award


Distributed Ledgers Can Streamline Clinical Trials
Wide inconsistency observed among clinical trials' startup time: Tufts report
Improving SSU and the Clinical Trial Continuum
Assessing Study Start-up Practices, Performance, and Perceptions Among Sponsors and Contract Research Organizations
Why Are Metrics Important in Starting Clinical Trials?
Top 25 Biotechnology Solution Providers 2017
Are Site-Less Trials the Future of Clinical Research?
Are Delays in Clinical Trials due to a lack of Experienced CRAs?
The Perils of Building Clinical Trials on a Shaky Foundation
The Perils of Building Clinical Trials on a Shaky Foundation
How CROs are Helping with Healthcare's Data Problem
Are Local IRBs Really Necessary?
It’s time to rethink clinical trial site engagement
First Mover Does Not Always a Market Leader Make
To you it’s a document; to me it’s my life
Accelerating Innovation to Cut Drug Prices
Better Study Startup Means Less Study Rescue
Better Study Startup Means Less Study Rescue
It’s Site Selection, Not a Toss of the Dice
The Cloud: Speeding Drug Delivery
goBalto Optimizing Clinical Studies
Life Saver
Utilization of the Crowd for Medical Research
Rethinking Patient Centricity
Better Study Startup Means Less Study Rescue
The Need For Speed In Clinical Study Startup
Expediting Study Startup Across the Globe
Study Startup: New Battleground in CRO Differentiation Strategy
Speeding Study Startup Through Better Collaboration and Data Flow
Q&A: Mush, you Huskies!
Breakthroughs in Clinical Trials Utilizing the Power of the Cloud
BI the Way
How Much Transparency is Too Much?
Three Questions
goBalto goes for Speed by Reducing Manual Processes in Study Startups
Bringing Transparency and Collaboration to CRO Oversight
Accelerating Clinical Trials