Why Castor?

We are easy to use, complete, affordable and secure.

“Without any training I was able to create my database immediately”

As a researcher you are extremely busy. That is why Castor is

  • Available – start building now, without waiting for a contract
  • Intuitive – no training or technical background required to start
  • Accessible – Supports IE, Firefox, Chrome, tablets, Windows & MacOSX
  • Well supported – available free of charge

Castor can do everything you expect from an EDC and more:

  • Multicenter capabilities including advanced user management
  • Stratified randomization
  • Patient surveys via e-mail
  • Imports (CSV) & exports (HL7, Excel, SPSS)
  • Real-time calculations and field dependencies
  • … and much, much more. For a full list see the features page

Our goal is to make professional data capture available to all researchers, which is why:

  • Small studies are free (see current offer terms)
  • We are 30-70% cheaper than our competition
  • We give up to 60% discount to institutes that sign a central contract with us

To see what your study would cost, take a look at the pricing page

Castor puts safety first, which applies to our:

  • Systems – advanced account- and rights management, enforced strong passwords and login through SSL
  • Availability – four backups per day, redundant servers, failed hardware is replaced within 3 hours, 99.98% uptime
  • Servers – hosting in the Netherlands (compliant with European regulations such as the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our Dutch data server is a 24×7 data center that is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certified.
  • Networking – shielded servers with limited set of ports and services, intrusion detection system, database not accessible from the Internet
  • … For more information see our security statement
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Castor has recently been successfully audited by an external independent auditor (Phareco BVBA) in November 2017, the scope of the audit was: Supplier Qualification, Software Review ”Castor EDC” and Annex 11 and 21 CFR Part 11 assessment.

Castor is ISO 27001 and NEN 7510 certified! This means that Castor has a high level information security management system in place that meets all the requirements. 
 
At the moment Castor is in the process of getting ISO 9001 certified in april 2018! This means that our Qualtiy Management System will meet the requirements of International Standard Organisations. 

Convinced? Start building now!