Join us for Innovation Tour 2021:

A Journey through  the World of Clinical and Regulatory Innovation


Innovation Tour is an exciting new concept in virtual events. Launched in 2020, the Phlexglobal Innovation Tour brings together industry experts to discuss clinical and regulatory related topics and explore innovative approaches. The program includes weekly interactive sessions with multiple opportunities for engagement. Participants are invited to all sessions through a single registration - just join the sessions that are of interest to you. 



Live Sessions








Click HERE for the 2020 Innovation Tour archive. 




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Innovation Tour is your Opportunity to...



Gain the latest information on hot industry topics



Network with your peers and learn exciting new ideas 



Voice your opinion and share your thoughts 



Earn points for participating and win fabulous prizes









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Upcoming Live Sessions

Innovation Tour 2021_12DEC_15 Final Session

Preparing for 2022

December 15th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

2022 will be an important year for drug development. There are many questions around changes that came into play during the pandemic. Our panel of experts will look back over the year and into the future to help you prepare for the coming year. 


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2021 On Demand Sessions

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When is the Right Time to Archive your Trial Master File?

November 10th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

The requirement to maintain electronic clinical trial documents and data collected for 25 years or longer brings a lot of questions: 

  • Have you mapped out a strategy for how this is going to be done?
  • What if your system changes, are you going to migrate and if so, how can you be sure to preserve the integrity of the data?
  • What if the software that generated your data is now obsolete, have you considered transforming?

Find the answers to these questions and more in this session.

On Demand


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eTMF powered by AI: Automation Benefits and Look at the Future

October 13th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Since first bringing AI-powered automation to TMF Management, Phlexglobal has continued to refine and improve PhlexTMF's' ability to automatically classify documents.

As our neural networks learned through real-life practice, so have our capabilities.

Join us for this groundbreaking look into the next stage of TMF automation and a view into the future of TMF management. 


On Demand


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PhlexRIM 2.0
The First Regulatory Platform with Built-in Process Automation

August 25th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Are you looking for an easy to use and intelligent Regulatory Information Management solution? IIt is finally here - the new PhlexRIM 2.0 system will dramatically improve compliance with efficient and effective real-time access to your global registration information.


Join Regulatory experts Jim Nichols and Markus Winter to see how PhlexRIM will help you work faster and smarter, by streamlining business processes to provide a single source of global registration information. 

On Demand


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TMF Completeness: Simple Solutions for a Complex Problem

August 11th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Trial Master File completeness presents one of the most complex challenges in TMF management. How do you know if you have all the documents in your eTMF if the system doesn't know what should be in it at the start of the trial?

In this session, two of the top technology minds in TMF management will demonstrate and a simple yet innovative way to measure completeness at any point during the trial. 

On Demand


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The Bridge Between Clinical & Regulatory:
How CTR and CTIS are Revealing the Need for more Holistic Approaches

July 14th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

For far too long, Clinical and Regulatory data have been treated like separate entities, missing many potential efficiencies and insights. The European Medicines Agency's Clinical Trial Regulation (CTR) and Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS) will bring major changes to the industry.

Argha Nag joins Jim Nichols to explore a holistic approach to clinical and regulatory data, showing how crossing traditional departmental boundaries can bring new understanding to drug development.   

On Demand


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Functional Work Streams: Operationally Preparing your Teams for Successful TMF Inspections

July 7th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Inspection readiness is all about preparation. Not just having your documents in order, but also your team. In this session, seasoned TMF expert McKenzie Knudson will share a proven approach to getting your team ready for inspections. 


On Demand


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The Vital Role of Trial Master Files in Mergers & Acquisitions

June 16th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Mergers and acquisitions are a constant reality in the world of pharmaceutical development. And whether you are a smaller company seeking to merge your research with others, or a large global pharmer planning to expand your pipeline, the Trial Master File is a vital component of bringing those compounds to market.


In this session, noted TMF expert Marion Mays will present the top three things to consider from both sides - those seeking to be acquired, and those seeking to acquire. 


On Demand


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TMF Inspections:
Being Prepared 

June 1st, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Trial Master File inspections are a a real part of bringing a drug to marketing. In this session, we will cover how to be prepared through vital inspections readiness activities and core TMF training practices. Heatmaps, Inspection Checklist, CRO Interaction - we will cover every thing you need to know! 


On Demand


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IDMP Readiness: Updates and Best Practices

May 5th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

IDMP (Identification of Medicinal Products) refers to a set of 5 ISO standards designed to standardize the structure and terminology used to describe marketed medicinal products.

Our experts will provide an update on the IDMP Implementation Guide, and a review of the substance, product, organisation and referential (SPOR) program 

Most importantly, the session will cover best practices being used by major Pharmaceutical companies to meet this important requirement. 


On Demand

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Crossing the TMF Compliance Gap with Inspection-Ready Access for Closed Studies

April 21st, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

It’s a common situation: Your drug study is closed, you need inspection-ready access to the Trial Master File, but your CRO is ready to get the TMF out of their system and wants to send you a zip folder full of documents. What do you do? 

In this session, we will explore an innovative new way to ensure your TMF stays secure while remaining accessible to audits and inspectors so you can focus on getting your drug to market and not on finding documents.  

On Demand


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When RIM is not Enough: Overcoming the Limitations of Document-Driven Systems

April 7th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Explore the next stage of regulatory information management. It's time to move past electronic versions of old paper-based processes and see the efficiency that comes with a data-focused approach. 

On Demand
Innovation Tour 2021 03MAR_31

Streamlining TMF Documentation through Clinical Automation

March 31st, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Maintaining a healthy TMF means properly filing documents in a timely manner. The answer to this challenge? Automation!

In this session, we will explore how AI technology can be used to implement the latest TMF best practices directly into the system so you can automate time-consuming manual processes.   

On Demand


Innovation Tour 2021_03MAR_10

From Data to Information to Intelligence:

The Intelligent Operational Data Hub and the Future of Connected Technology

March 10th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Traditional point-to-point technology integrations are challenging to build, expensive to maintain, and typically only offer an exchange of data. In comparison, An intelligent Operational Data Hub (ODH) offers an environment that connects a multitude of technologies and can infuse them with new value. This approach helps you where, when and for whom data needs to be mediated, shared, enriched and then linked. In this session, we will learn about the power of the Intelligent ODH and how Phlexglobal will use this technology to bring true intelligence to the life sciences industry

On Demand


Innovation Tour 2021_03MAR_04

Innovation through Integration: Increase Speed without Compromising Quality

March 4th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

In this session, Oracle's Jim Streeter and Phlexglobal's Karen Roy will take a deep dive into the power that comes with an integration of "best-of-breed" products designed to unify data and overcome the legacy hurdles of clinical development

On Demand


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Reaching the TMF Health Zone 2021: The Power of A.I. and Mobile Technology

February 17th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

For inspection-readiness, the critical attributes of TMF health are completeness, timeliness, and quality.

To achieve and maintain ongoing TMF health and inspection readiness – the “TMF Health Zone” – requires experienced people trained on effective processes using the right technology.

In this session, updated for 2021, we will explore ways to reach this balance using new innovations like automated document indexing and mobile technology. 

On Demand


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Working with Your CRO's TMF: Part 1

January 27th, 2021
10am Eastern / 3pm GMT / 4pm Central Europe

Does your CRO manage your Trial Master File in its own system? There are many things to consider in this model to ensure a properly managed TMF. In Part 1 of this series, our TMF experts will cover the following topics:

  • Setting up the TMF
  • Ongoing management including the challenge of eMail Classification
  • End of Study actions such as migrations and imports

On Demand


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From File to Trial to File: Benefits of an Integrated Clinical and Regulatory Perspective

January 20th, 2021

Explore the value of automation between the Trial Master File (TMF) and Regulatory solutions. This connection can bridge the gap from the clinical trial to the regulatory filing, ensuring consistency of information while reducing duplicated data entry.


On Demand

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Our Participating Speakers

Join the leading minds in Clinical and Regulatory 





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Aaron Grant

Vice President
Solution Consulting 

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Blue Circle Jim Horstmann

Jim Horstmann 

Product Manager 

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Blue Circle Daniel Koppers

Daniel Koppers 

Head of Research & Design 

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Blue Circle John Lazenby

John Lazenby

Technical Development Director

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Marion Mays

Vice President, Business Development, Expert Services

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 Blue Circle Jim Nichols

Jim Nichols

Vice President, Product Management

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Blue Circle Karen Roy

Karen Roy

Chief Strategy Officer

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Sarah Tucker

Senior Vice President
Customer Success

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Blue Circle Markus Winter

Markus Winters

Solution Consultant

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Earn Innovation Tour Rewards Points and Increase Your Chances of Winning Innovative Technology Prizes

Innovation Tour doesn't just expose you to exciting new ideas - it also rewards those who participate and contribute to the conversation. Participants earn points for different activities throughout the journey. The top five point earners will win their choice of a the prizes listed below. Everyone will be entered into a random drawing to win prizes as well, with one entry for each point earned!

Prizes for Top Point Earners AND Random Drawing 

Prizes 200

The Top 5 Point Earners and 5 Randomly Selected Participants will win the the prize of their choice

  • Sonos One
  • Amazon Echo Studio
  • Amazon fire HD10 with 64GB 
  • Apple AirPods
  • Jabra Elite Pure Wireless Earbud

Every Innovation Journey Point Earned Counts as one Entry

Grand Prize Drawing

Prizes 900


All Participants will be Entered into a Random Drawing with one lucky person winning his or her choice of 

  • Apple iPad Pro 11-inch
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 7 with 128GB 
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 with 256GB 

Every Innovation Journey Point Earned Counts as one Entry



Innovation Tour Points

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Point Coin 010 Participate in a Session Poll Point Coin 010 Download a session white paper or graphic  
Point Coin 010 Complete a Session Survey Point Coin 100 Schedule a call with a Phlexglobal representative  
Point Coin 010 Watch a Session On Demand     


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One registration give you access to all events. 


Earn points for activities during the tour to win fabulous prizes. 


Receive a participation certification for each event you attend.


Expand your knowledge with presentation from leading Clinical and Regulatory minds.


Earn 50 Reward Points just  for Registering 


Join the Journey - Register Today!

Following your registration you will receive a series of web meeting invitations for each Innovation Tour session. You will also receive follow up messages as new sessions and events are scheduled.

Plus everyone who registers starts Innovation Tour with 50 Points!