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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has licensed electronic research administration software developed at the school to , a privately held software firm.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Cayuse also will provide services related to use of the software.

The software, called RAMSeS, was developed at the Office of research Information Systems. It is utilized across the 17-member UNC system.

RAMSeS is designed to managed research at higher education institutions and healthcare firms.

Cayuse, which employs 15 people, is based in Portland, Ore.

“Cayuse’s approach to grant proposal development and submission dovetails nicely with our technology,” said Andrew Johns, associate vice chancellor for research at UNC-CH. “This partnership advances our goal of delivering end-to-end research administration functionality for UNC and beyond. Their reputation for customer support and their experience in the industry makes Cayuse the ideal company to help UNC deploy and support RAMSeS commercially.”

Cayese plans to integrate RAMSeS with its own technology and offer a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution.