Documentum for Life Sciences

OpenText Documentum for Research and Development

Create, review, and approve submission documentation faster

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Improve accuracy of submission-ready documentation using controlled templates

OpenText™ Documentum™ for Research and Development helps organizations efficiently manage regulatory submission documentation creation, review, and approval. Part of OpenText™ Documentum™ for Life Sciences, which specializes in document management for life sciences, Documentum for Research and Development helps organizations gain complete control of content with uncompromised compliance and secure information sharing across the extended life sciences enterprise.

Why choose OpenText Documentum for Research and Development?

  • Flexible deployment

    Run anywhere with cloud-native software that offers the choice to deploy on-premises, in a hybrid environment, or in the cloud.

  • Single source of regulated content

    Eliminate the need to import and export across systems with one enterprise-wide content source that includes multiple solution modules for cross-domain searches and linking.

  • Easy upgrades

    Leverage containerized architecture to easily upgrade and access new features, capabilities, and updates.

How Documentum for Research and Development can benefit business

Discover the advantages of using Documentum for Research and Development.

  • Accelerate content submission readiness

    Quickly create and advance content to a submission-ready state with predefined yet flexible business rules.

  • Securely collaborate

    Leverage content security, access controls, and automatic versioning to collaborate with employees and authorized partners without compromising security or compliance.

  • Boost productivity

    Centralize corporate document control and visibility while maintaining flexibility in workflows and document lifecycles to enhance local productivity.

  • Minimize compliance risk

    Demonstrate compliance with access and version controls, detailed audit trails, e-approvals, and e-signatures to mitigate risks.


  • Fast, efficient authoring

    Makes it easy to create submission-ready documentation with approved, compliant templates, and locate information using faceted navigation and jumpstart authoring with predefined inheritance rules to reuse content and metadata.

  • Collaboration and co-authoring

    Allows contributors to view a consolidated list of previous edits while simultaneously making changes using workflows or SharePoint, and automatically merges edits to review, accept, or reject the changes.

  • Industry-standard document taxonomies

    Provides document taxonomies, lifecycles, and workflows based on an extended DIA EDM reference model for pharmaceutical and medical devices that enforce corporate document controls.

  • Content linking throughout drug lifecycle

    Links and shares content from clinical, regulatory, and quality domains automatically so users can plan, create, and locate submission-ready content over the full product lifecycle—from development to commercialization.

  • Dynamic permissions

    Protects product information with restricted access based on confidentiality needs, using metadata to grant appropriate access to content across the entire product line.

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Documentum for Research and Development resources

A path to excellence in the global regulatory submission process

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Gaining a complete view of regulatory activity

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Managing regulatory submission documentation for Life Sciences

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Are you ready for IDMP 2.x?

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What’s new in OpenText Life Sciences solutions

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