Adobe Document Cloud for Life Sciences

Drive better research and outcomes by going digital.

Transform your document and signature workflows into 100% digital experiences with Adobe Document Cloud today.

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Let patients, customers and vendors complete online applications from any device — anywhere.



Process clinical trial data, HIPAA forms and claims in a matter of minutes — not days.



Work inside the systems you already rely on — including Microsoft applications — thanks to integrations and APIs.



Collect signatures securely while complying with 21 CFR Part 11 and other industry regulations.


Streamline compliance with remote convenience.

With Acrobat Sign Solutions, it’s easy to verify a signer’s identity or authenticate an employee while complying with industry regulations such as U.S. FDA 21 CFR Part 11. E-signature requests are e-mailed to signers with unique links to documents and you can add increased security such as U.S. government ID authentication, password-protection and SMS verification. And, our cloud signatures can be used to apply a certificate-based digital signature, such as advanced or qualified e-signature as defined by the EU eIDAS regulation.

Whether signing on a desktop or mobile, the e-signing process is tracked securely and recorded in the audit trail. And, just for healthcare and life sciences, signers can select the reason for each signature.

With Adobe, medicine moves at digital speed.

Legally binding e-sign experiences.

Legally binding e-sign experiences.

Get a complete audit trail and meet the most demanding legal and privacy requirements.

  • Comply with healthcare and life science industry regulations, such as 21-CFR and Annex 11.
  • Offer easy-to-use, high assurance signing credentials for advanced or qualified certificate-based digital signatures in the cloud.
Simplify the signing experience.

Simplify the signing experience.

Save time and costs by streamlining your processes.

  • Create seamless experiences that are critical to patient retention with real-time access to data.
  • Make it easy to sign up, view or transact any time, anywhere, on any device.
Reduce errors, reduce risk.

Reduce errors, reduce risk.

Ensure forms are filled in correctly — the first time. 

  • Visually create automated workflows that route documents in any sequence. 
  • Map data from forms to back-end systems, eliminating duplicate data entry. 

“Adobe, from what I’ve seen so far, is really one of the best to be a strategic partner for us and lead this transformation in the long run.”

See how Paris-based Sanofi, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, is using Adobe Document Cloud to save a lot of time and resources by digitising daily processes and simplifying signing and signature capture on important contracts.


Simplify the process — at every phase.

See how going digital with Acrobat Sign Solutions can streamline any
workflow that requires forms, applications and signatures.

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Clinical Trials

  • R&D documentation
  • Quality inspections
  • Clinical trial enrolment
  • Patient consent forms
  • Clinical trial protocol
  • Investigational new drug filings (INDS)
  • New drug applications (NDAs)



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  • Electronic batch records
  • Lot traceability
  • Recall notifications
  • Incident reporting
  • Adverse event reporting
  • Safety inspections
  • Trademark registrations



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  • Sales contracts
  • Order processing
  • Partnership programmes
  • Chain of custody
  • Simple management
  • Patient assistance programme
  • Field service reports



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Legal & Compliance

  • Standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Nondisclosure agreements (NDAs)
  • Patent submissions
  • Audits
  • Outside counsel agreements
  • Internal compliance
  • Trademark registrations



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  • RFPs and bid packages
  • Purchase orders
  • Master service agreements
  • Vendor on-boarding
  • Renewal agreements
  • Invoices
  • Supplier contracts



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Human Resources

  • Candidate recruitment
  • New hire onboarding
  • Contractor agreements
  • Policy acknowledgments
  • Training compliance
  • Benefits enrolment
  • Compensation agreements



Unparalleled productivity — inside the systems you’re already using.

Out-of-the-box integration with Microsoft 365, Teams, Dynamics 365, SharePoint, Salesforce, Workday and more connect the power of PDFs and e-signatures to your systems of record. You can also integrate Document Cloud into proprietary business systems and company websites with robust REST APIs designed for scalability and reliability. Centralised template libraries standardise applications and forms for fewer errors and faster processing. 


Ready for end-to-end digital processes?

No matter where you are in your journey, take the next step with Adobe Document Cloud.