Industry leading Risk Based
Monitoring (RBM) and data quality
based payments solution through a
next generation data integration
and analytics platform
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Source Agnostic
Clinical data lake solution for
aggregation and integration.
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The Most
Clinical Analytics

and Risk-Based Monitoring Solution
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The integrated
site budgeting, payments
and contracting solution
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Designed with 100+ Years

Clinical Data Management Expertise


Identify risks sooner

and take action as they happen


Holistic centralized

data review


Site payments triggered

on data quality


Reduce overall trial costs & get real-time data insight for faster decision making through a unique Risk-Based Monitoring (RBM) & Quality-based payments solution built on next generation Data Integration & Analytics Platform leveraging Big Data Technologies



/ Powered by state of the art technology

Thoughtsphere readily integrates vast amounts of data from multiple clinical, operational and other data sources across an ever growing drug development eco-system



A next-generation intelligent Risk Analytics platform that enables adaptive/risk-based monitoring for clinical research studies.



/ Site Payment And Contracting Environment

An integrated site contract and payment management system to improve site/investigator efficiency and transparency with accurate, timely payment. SPACE also improves CSI scores.


Risk-based Monitoring (RBM)
could save companies an estimated

$3-5 billion each year.

The FDA’s position paper outlines how having a risk-based monitoring plan positively impacts your organization.

Our Unique Value

More effective control through integration

The ThoughtSphere solution delivers more effective, streamlined control of clinical trials by integrating:

  • Analytics Module
  • Risk management portal
  • Payment portal
  • Critical data review plan

Ours is the only platform that ensures patient safety, maintains regulatory compliance and controls trial costs in this integrated way.

Better Quality Data

Only ThoughtSphere offers site/investigator incentivization that ties prompt payments to data quality.

  • Trigger payments based on data cleanliness scores
  • Eliminate data silos and time lags from multiple vendors
  • Reduce instances of human error
  • Minimize number of queries required
  • Lower cost of needed oversight
Earlier Identification of Potential Risks

Our dashboards save time and money with holistic risk management:

  • Centralized monitoring significantly reduces on-site visit requirements
  • Data surveillance and automated signal detection
  • Real-time, 360 view of subject parameters
  • Manage study risks and take action as the risk happens
  • Filter by patient medical history, geography, and test site
  • Compare data in a snapshot, eliminating manipulation risk
  • Guide which sites require SDV
  • Get a clear picture of regions where trial shows a positive outcome to ID market potential
Completely Platform-Agnostic

Sponsors get a one-stop view to review health of the study, maximizing CRO oversight and transparency. No other RBM solution offers this level of adaptability.

Traditional monitoring methods claim

65% of clinical development costs.

More than 90% of issues are not identified

during source data verification at the site.

Let us help you reduce your development cost and identify you risk.



Get complete freedom from complex manual data aggregation and focus on analyzing clinical, operational or other data of interest with a data aggregation platform that is flexible, source system agnostic supporting a variety of formats, to provide analytics that enable users to visualize outliers and trends


Data Aggregation
  • Highly configurable to load data from databases, line listings, files, reports, etc.
  • Data standardization using CDISC SDTM model


ClinACT is the only RBM solution that two complementary modules. Use the Analytics module as a standalone, or take advantage of the full functionality with the integrated Risk module.


Spark Manager

Configurable threshold-based alerts on KRIs, e.g., compliance, quality, recruitment, safety, etc.

Analytics & Dashboard

Study performance dashboard

Holistic Subject/Medical Review

Holistic subject review with visualizations, triggered through Subject Data Clean Indicator

Data Integration Manager
  • Highly configurable to load data from databases, line listings, files, reports, etc.
  • Data standardization using CDISC SDTM model

Risk Management

Risk templates/mitigation steps; adapts to actual risk through the life cycle of study


Our revolutionary Site Payment And Contracting Environment (SPACE) provides end-to-end automation with integration of contracts and payments modules to help accelerate payment cycles and mitigate potential manual error.


CTA Manager
  • Highly configurable template based engine to author and generate CTA’s.
  • Configurable rules engine to define contract to payment terms


Request a live demo of the ClinDAP, ClinACT and SPACE platforms.

about us

ThoughtSphere is a software product company that focuses on enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of processes in the Pharma/Life Science/Healthcare industries. We do this by developing innovative, cloud-enabled products that help optimize the total cost of the clinical development process. For us, it’s about getting medicine into the hands of patients who need it, in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Our Team

ThoughtSphere company is founded by a group of professionals with the right balance of entrepreneurship and experience in running highly successful business units in top multinational companies. The core management team has worked in the product and technology platform engineering space for 20+ years, including a number of years in the Pharma/Life Science/CRO industry.

Sudeep Pattnaik
Founder & CEO

Prior to founding ThoughtSphere, Sudeep was the global leader of products for the largest CRO Fortune 500 life science company in the world, creating and leading the strategy team behind a $60M integrated healthcare data hub. He also played a key role in defining the Risk-Based Modeling approach for optimizing the clinical development process and helped develop a best-of-breed RBM platform for the industry. Sudeep holds Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science from Leeds School of Business.

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Pankaj Manon
Founder & CTO

Prior to founding ThoughtSphere, Pankaj was the global CTMS lead for the largest CRO in the world, Quintiles, handling customer demand and solution delivery across all product verticals. He also has experience in large pharmaceutical, life sciences, and biotechnology companies, as well as project management and solution architecture roles with Oracle’s North America consulting organization. Pankaj has a Master’s in IT Business Administration and advanced systems diploma from National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT).

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Dr. Surinder Kher

Dr Kher has broad expanse of business experience in biological and clinical sciences and provides the strategic, visionary direction and leadership. A physician by training Dr Kher practiced Clinical Medicine for about seven years before joining the pharmaceutical industry in early 1995. His experience within the pharmaceutical industry includes early drug development, pharmacovigilance, regulatory affairs and post commercialization medical product management to overall strategic business planning covering various therapeutic areas including diabetes, oncology, neuro-sciences and infectious diseases. As a business leader leading some of the well-known services companies he devised and defined business objectives and finance strategies that were geared to achieve stable, sustainable and profitable income growth for the businesses he led. He has inculcated operational competitiveness, higher quality of services, and greater risk assessment capabilities within the organizations besides promoting and encouraging a culture of integrity and transparency in all deals and transactions. He has been at the front end in expanding the business operations and development across the globe including Asia and the USA. He has also helped the companies in merger and acquisition transactions during his career. Professionally Dr Kher is associated with various clinical research bodies in advisory roles and also is an invited speaker at some of the international meetings and workshops. He is one of the founding members of PARTAKE. He also chairs the FICCI National Clinical Research Task Force and a member of the FICCI Pharma Committee. He is also a member of the Department of Pharma Advisory Council for Developing Human Resources for Pharma Industry. He has been an industry representative in the DCGI working groups on Schedule Y and the CRO Registration Initiative and the Committee for Audits and Inspections and IRB Registration. Dr Kher has been a strong proponent for the Indian Clinical Research Industry and has spoken for it at various international platforms including the DIA, RAPS, CPHI and the Indo-US High Technology Mission groups Dr Kher spent his early pharmaceutical career at Eli Lilly and later as Senior VP at Vanthys Pharmaceutical Development ( Lilly-Jubilant JV), Chief Operating Officer at DiagnoSearch Life Sciences (iGate Clinical Research), Chief Executive of Jubilant Clinsys and Managing Director at Manipal Acunova Limited (Ecron Acunova). He has served on the boards of Jubilant Clinsys and Manipal Acunova.

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