August 2, 2022

Tech Software’s offerings will round out a growing portfolio of compliance and research solutions

(Lake Success, NY) — BRANY announced today its acquisition of Tech Software, a leading provider of SaaS compliance solutions in the higher education, academic medical center (AMC), hospital, commercial IRB, and government agency sectors.

BRANY will acquire Tech Software’s comprehensive compliance solutions including:

  • OneAegis for IRB (f/k/a IRBManager)
  • OneAegis for IACUC
  • OneAegis for Conflict of Interest
  • OneAegis for IBC
  • OneAegis for Projects
  • OneAegis for Study Binders

“This acquisition is a perfect fit into the BRANY’s continuum of services,” says BRANY CEO Paddy Mullen. “Our mission is to offer solutions that help clients fully address their compliance and research needs.”

“We have worked closely with the BRANY team over the past 20 years. BRANY helped us understand the requirements of IRB systems in our initial development of IRBManager. As a leader in the IRB sector, we have always valued BRANY’s input” says Tech Software co-founder Walden Leverich. “We look forward to continuing to grow our solutions to meet our customers’ needs for years to come.”

Mr. Leverich, his co-founder Ari Samson, and the rest of the Tech Software team will join BRANY as part of the newly formed Tech Software division.

“We were so impressed with the Tech Software team and their industry knowledge that we chose them for the development and sales distribution of our SMART CTMS system. We know there are many opportunities for Tech Software’s continued growth and we are fortunate that it is now part of the BRANY family,” says Kimberly Irvine, EVP of BRANY.

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive advisor to BRANY

BRANY is a national organization providing a continuum of compliance support services to investigators, hospitals, universities, academic medical centers.,
biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

BRANY includes:

  • BRANY Research Services, providing outsourced clinical trial start-up support services.
  • BRANY IRB, providing Central IRB, SIRB, SBER, IBC services to biotech, pharma, and institutions.
  • CITI Program, providing high quality, peer-reviewed, web-based educational courses in compliance ethics, research, and regulatory oversight to over 2,700 institutions and organizations around the world.
  • Protocol Builder, a secure, cloud-based application that makes the protocol writing, review, and approval process more efficient for investigators, CROs and sponsors.
  • HRP Consulting Group, assisting clients with research program evaluations for both human subjects and animal research, providing research compliance training and education, as well as assistance with accreditation and IRB administration.

BRANY was founded in 1998 and is currently owned by four nationally ranked academic medical centers: NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Northwell Health. BRANY IRB was the first IRB in New York to be accredited by AAHRPP in 2006.