UL PURE Learning - History


UL EduNeering is renamed to UL Compliance to Performance, to reflect the transformation of our business into a partner to the Life Sciences companies; we partner with companies to successfully enter new markets, manage compliance, optimize quality and elevate performance by supporting processes at every stage of a company's evolution. Also in 2016, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) extended their Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with UL Compliance to Performance for five additional years, extending the agreement to 2024.


UL EduNeering, a leading provider of compliance and knowledge management solutions, and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), have extended their Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for five additional years, extending the agreement to 2019.


For five years running, UL has won an Excellence in Technology Award from Brandon Hall. UL is expanding its services to the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Biologics industries in India. UL is bringing its demonstrated combination of experience, expertise and technology in the field of Life Sciences to assist regulatory agencies, multinational organizations (MNOs) and Indian companies to achieve and maintain their goals of high product quality, patient safety and compliance with domestic and international regulatory requirements.


UL, a world leader in advancing safety, broadens its regulatory and compliance solution for the Life and Health Sciences Sector with the acquisition of EduNeering. UL won the coveted Brandon Hall Gold Award (the highest honor) for Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training.


EduNeering announces partnership with the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the largest academic clinical research organization in the world. Kaplan EduNeering and AdvaMed, the worlds largest medical technology trade association, announce the extension and expansion of their partnership through 2014. EduNeering won the Brandon Hall Award for technology excellence in the Compliance Training category.


Lisa Clune, President of EduNeering, is named one of New Jerseys 2010 Best 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ. Kaplan EduNeering won the coveted Brandon Hall Gold Award (the highest honor) for technology excellence in the Compliance Training category. Kaplan EduNeering expands internationally with the launch of its Asia Pacific operations and the appointment of an EMEA Managing Director.

Kaplan EduNeering announces several strategic partnerships:

  • Kaplan EduNeering and the Personal Care Products Council, the leading national trade association representing the global cosmetic and personal care products industry, enter into a new exclusive alliance.
  • Kaplan EduNeering and the Drug Information Association, a global professional member association, develop a new strategic alliance to create online educational offerings.
  • Kaplan EduNeering and ProtonMedia, the developer of the ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment for the high-performance workplace, announce a new multi-year partnership.


Kaplan EduNeering and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), extend their Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) for five additional years.


Kaplan EduNeering is named the exclusive online compliance partner to AdvaMed, the worlds largest medical technology trade organization. Kaplan EduNeering's ComplianceWire platform is translated into 27 languages to serve its global client base. Kaplan EduNeering purchases RedHawk Communications, a leading ethics compliance and training company.


EduNeering is acquired by Kaplan, Inc., a leading international provider of educational and career services and a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), and becomes Kaplan EduNeering. Kaplan EduNeering develops new programs extending training to external partners and contractors of its Life Science, Health Plan and Energy clients.


EduNeering celebrates its 26th anniversary, with more than 200 clients and 850,000 subscribers using the company's knowledge solutions. CICS usage increases by more than 300% over the prior year. New technologies, including PROVESM and Visual Job AidsSM are added. FDA renews and expands its CRADA with EduNeeringfor five years, adding new technologies to the agreement.


Deloitte again selects EduNeering as one of its Fast 500 Technology Companies for the second consecutive year. EduNeering moves up 70 slots to #202 in the nation on Deloitte's list. EduNeering forms a partnership with Silliker Labs for online education for the food industry. The company also signs several enterprise agreements with organizations in the Life Science and Health Care industries.


The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) selects EduNeering as its exclusive Internet-based training and education partner for ACRP's 20,000 members around the world. EduNeering launches Critical Information Control Systems (CICS), an online SOP and critical document management system. Deloitte ranks EduNeering as one of its Fast 500 Technology Companies, recognizing EduNeering's growth in the nation's technology sector (#272 of 500).


Arena Capital and Galen Partners purchase EduNeering. A merger with KnowledgeWire, LLC is concluded, adding Application Service Provider (ASP) capabilities and high-quality course libraries to EduNeering's product and service line. EduNeering launches a major initiative to develop a specialized ASP-based system for the life sciences market, creating ComplianceWire®. EduNeering signs its first corporate enterprise agreement with a top-five life science company.


EduNeering signs a unique Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to design and administer ORA-U, FDA's virtual university. ORA-U is used to train and certify FDA, state, local and tribal inspectors and investigators. By 2006, more than 30,000 inspectors have been trained through ORA-U. This same solution is available exclusively to all of EduNeering's FDA-regulated clients.


EduNeering enters the Life Sciences market through a merger with Hastings Healthcare Group. A curriculum is developed to meet the FDA's regulations for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). This represented the first computer-based training system designed exclusively for the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries.


EduNeering enters into a joint venture with Williams Energy, creating Williams Knowledge Systems, to develop and market computer-based training programs for the energy industry. The partnership produces approximately 130 courses to meet OSHA and DOT regulations. Williams Knowledge Systems becomes the #1 organization in providing computer-based training solutions for the Energy industry.


EduNeering's first computer-based training programs are introduced to the Energy industry. These programs were recognized as "state-of-the-art" and established the firm as an early pioneer in compliance education and instructional technology.


EduNeering is founded and develops an innovative instructional system that integrates a hand-held computer with a game-board simulation. The company is awarded three patents.