Bill Burke, CEO, Merit Solutions
Bill Burke, CEOMore than any other industry, pharma and biotech organizations need an ERP system that is specifically built for the needs of life science manufacturers. The good news is, there’s no need to compromise. As companies navigate an evergrowing maze of stringent regulations, they can be confident that their ERP system has them covered—from track and trace to quality management and global supply chain visibility.

Enter Merit Solutions. Merit for Life Science advances the finance and operations (ERP) capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics 365 to deliver an industry-tailored solution that meets the rigorous requirements of pharma and biotech manufacturers, including quality, procurement, materials management, production, and compliance. With Merit for Life Science, regulated manufacturers can drive increased process efficiencies, ready for and support rapid growth, and drive valuation while maintaining FDA CFR 21 part 11 and part 211, EMA Annex 11, and other country-specific regulatory compliance. With its experienced implementation and consulting team, clients gain an ERP partner who understands the complex operational, manufacturing, and compliance challenges pharma and biotech manufacturers face. “By leveraging technology and expertise, we have been able to help over 600 organizations increase their business success; creating new jobs, and improving the experience of those people in those jobs.” says Bill Burke, the CEO at Merit Solutions.

Competing in the biotech and pharma world means companies have to be ready to handle volume before it hits. This is no time to rely on spreadsheets and manual processes.

Merit Solutions: Empowering Life Sciences Manufacturers

With Merit for Life Science, you’ve got the tools you need to increase manufacturing productivity, reduce time-to-market, and plan for and manage growth. You’ll be on pace to ride the momentum from startup to commercial success—and do so in a way that makes good fiscal sense. Further, through Merit Solutions’ industry leadership, Life Sciences strategic partnerships, and delivery methodology, they are the right partner to support Life Sciences companies on their path toward success. The company empowers Life Sciences Manufacturers and Healthcare organizations to become more efficient, manage growth and maintain compliance.

An award winning, Microsoft Gold Partner, Merit specializes in the delivery of industry specific managed services including Merit for Life Sciences™ built with Microsoft Dynamic D365, and HealthEquip™, a smart application built on Microsoft Azure. In an instance, a leading global immunotherapy provider, had been using NetSuite ERP for years but was experiencing pains from outgrowing the system. They also had challenges with NetSuite’s functionality, finding that it was not well suited to support the intricate needs of regulated Life Science manufacturing environments. The organization evaluated Microsoft Dynamics 365 against Oracle ERP for their replacement. Dynamics allowed for a more flexible, gradual implementation process, whereas Merit Solutions for Life Science provided advanced quality and compliance functionalities needed to meet FDA requirements. Merit Solutions’ deep Life Science expertise contributed to optimizing the organization’s complex supply chain processes. Merit for Life Science modernized all processes, which meant the organization could grow and meet regulatory requirements with much less effort. They went on to triple their user count in a short amount of time.

What differentiates Merit Solutions apart from providing a competent ERP system is its experienced team. The company’s team has been implementing and customizing integrated ERP, CRM, and BI solutions for life science manufacturers for more than 20 years. They complement those systems with innovative applications like mobile and hands-free devices, so Merit understands the rigors of designing and deploying systems that will pass an FDA audit. With Merit, clients gain an award-winning, Microsoft Gold Certified partner with a proven implementation methodology and industry-specific applications that understands the operational challenges pharma and biotech manufacturers face as well as the complex compliance requirements of these highly regulated industries.