February 22, 2005

Syngenta Signs Perpetual License for Global Use of iAdvantage™ PMA Software

Syngenta to use iAdvantage™ Project Management Assistance for
Study Design, Data Capture, Data Reporting and Regulatory Compliance

CARY, NC, USA (February 22, 2005)  —  iAdvantage announced today that Syngenta has secured a non-exclusive, perpetual license to one of iAdvantage's flagship products, iAdvantage™ Project Management Assistance. "I applaud Syngenta's continued demonstration of its prowess as the industry leader as it continues its migration from paper systems and islands of automation to this fully-integrated electronic solution for study management and regulatory compliance," said iAdvantage CEO Fate Thompson.

Syngenta has used the iAdvantage™ PMA software for the past 4 years in its US operations. Dr. Leslie Bray, the company's Head of Dietary Safety, NAFTA region, indicated, "My staff are impressed with the ease of use, the ability to leverage their time through faster study design, monitoring, and reporting, and the reduction in errors."

Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness in crop protection and high-value commercial seeds. "The continued strong endorsement of our North American colleagues coupled with our desire to capture these same benefits from electronic systems on a global basis led to our decision to secure a perpetual license", stated Dr. Harry Swaine, Global Head of Environmental Sciences for Syngenta.

About iAdvantage Software, Inc.
iAdvantage Software provides web-based data management solutions for life science research, development and production, enabling scientists to increase their productivity in study design, data collection and data reporting. Scientists save time and money while maintaining data integrity (complying with Good Laboratory Practice and 21 CFR Part 11 regulations) by using the company's Project Management Assistance™, Data Management System™, Web Data Collector™, and Document Generator™ products. iAdvantage Software is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, USA, near the life science and biotech hub of Research Triangle Park. More than 140 companies in North America and Europe, including multinational life science companies, successfully use the company's products in their life science research and development. For more information, please visit or call 919-469-3888.

About Syngenta, Ltd.
Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness committed to sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology. The company is a leader in crop protection, and ranks third in the high-value commercial seeds market. Sales in 2004 were approximately $ 7.3 billion. Syngenta employs some 19,000 people in over 90 countries. Syngenta is listed on the Swiss stock exchange (SYNN) and in New York (SYT). Further information is available at

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