Try the #1 Animal Focused EDC for Free

Collect e-signatures, manage trial documents, directly capture owner surveys, and maximize your outcomes with Prelude EDC.

Our free pilot program offers academic researchers the opportunity to test our platform in a real-world setting with no obligation to commit. So why not try us out?

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Still using paper?

Electronic Data Capture (EDC) is a method of collecting data electronically instead of using paper. The process allows researchers to collect, manage and analyze data faster than ever before.

This can help you save time and money while improving the quality of your data and research.

Prelude, the Gold Standard in Animal Research

With over 20 years of experience, we are proud to be the only animal and veterinary-focused EDC.

Our team of experts has a deep understanding of the complexities of animal research and has worked with leading universities and research institutions around the world to ensure that our platform meets the highest standards of quality, accuracy, and compliance.

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Trusted by Leaders in the Animal Health Industry

What Our Clients Are Saying…

“I have worked with several EDC systems over the past 25 years, and Prelude EDC is superior to all.”

“One database for everything – regulatory, EDC, Invoicing, etc. Plus, it sends notifications of queries!”

“All EDCs are intimidating for a newbie, but Prelude EDC has one of the lowest learning curves of commercial EDC products.”

“The database overall is just lovely – innovative, convenient, and way more advanced and efficient than I am used to as a coordinator.”

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Extensive Species Experience

Vast Background in Therapeutic Areas

  • Allergies​
  • Appetite stimuli​
  • Artificial insemination​
  • Bioequivalence
  • Cardiology​
  • Castration & Ovariohysterectomy​
  • Dermatology
  • Drug efficacy​
  • Drug sensitivity
  • Endocrinology​
  • Epilepsy​
  • Feed
  • Gastroenterology​
  • Hematology
  • Infectious Diseases​​
  • Infertility​
  • Mastitis
  • Nephrology​
  • Neurology​
  • Oncology​
  • Orthopedics​
  • Otitis​
  • Parasites​
  • Pet food​
  • Post-operative pain​
  • Pulmonology​
  • Sedation​
  • Urology​
  • and more…

The #1 EDC in Animal Health

Prelude electronic data capture (EDC) system has powered companion and farm animal research for almost every major animal health company in the United States and Europe for over 20 years. We have worked with over 250 sites worldwide – from veterinary clinics to production farms, across a variety of species, on studies and registries in all stages of the research process.