WEDC loan to support Forte Research

Freeman Staff

Sept. 2, 2014

MADISON — Forte Research Systems Inc., a Madison-based developer of clinical research software, has received a $550,000 state loan to help its growth and potentially add 55 jobs over the next three years, Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday.

The loan is through the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporations Business Opportunity Loan Fund Program and is contingent on Forte creating 55 new jobs by August 2017 and retaining its current 69 full-time positions through 2019.

The company’s specialized software for clinical research includes products such as OnCore Enterprise Research, Allegro CTMS and Overture EDC. Forte also provides complimentary blog articles, eBooks, webinars and more to support continuous learning on industry topics

Forte founder and CEO Srini Kalluri said the company is looking forward to expanding and adding employees “that share a passion for changing an industry.”