Northern Light Launches Free Mobile Apps for Pharmaceutical Industry News

BOSTON, MA, Feb. 17, 2016 – Northern Light® (www.northernlight.com) today added to its library of free business news apps for popular smartphones with the release of Northern Light Pharma News™. Northern Light Pharma News features pharmaceutical industry news feeds aggregated from 40,000 business and technology stories a day from 6,300 web business and technology news sources, including industry trade journals, global newspapers, and industry authority blogs.

Northern Light Pharma News is the second industry-specific edition in Northern Light’s family of mobile news apps. The company launched Northern Light IT News last year. Versions optimized for the financial services, healthcare, agribusiness, and energy industries will follow.

Users of Northern Light Pharma News can select from news feeds on 60 pharmaceutical industry topics – including disease states, clinical trials, the drug research pipeline, and many more – richly nuanced based on Northern Light’s in-depth understanding of the market intelligence needs of life sciences professionals. In addition, users can opt to receive news feeds on 30 leading pharmaceutical industry competitors.

“Northern Light Pharma News is the only market and competitive intelligence app for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry available in the app stores,” said C. David Seuss, Northern Light’s CEO.

Northern Light’s free iPhone app for pharmaceutical industry news is available immediately for download from Apple’s iTunes App Store; search for “Northern Light Pharma News” under “Business” apps. The Android app can be downloaded from Google Play. Windows Phone and BlackBerry apps also are available. Northern Light Pharma News requires no subscription, registration, or in-app purchases.

An enterprise version of Northern Light’s mobile news apps, designed as an add-on to SinglePoint™ strategic research portals, currently is available to Northern Light SinglePoint customers. Large enterprises deploy SinglePoint to provide employees single-search access to and analysis of primary and licensed secondary research content, relevant social media postings, and business news. Any content in a SinglePoint portal can be made available to authorized users of the enterprise version of Northern Light’s mobile apps.

About Northern Light

Northern Light has been providing strategic research portals, business research content, and search technology to global enterprises since 1996.  Northern Light’s current clients include Fortune 100 leaders across multiple industries such as information technology, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and life sciences. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Northern Light has unique content aggregation partnerships with more than 150 of the world’s leading syndicated technology and industry research publishers, and is a charter member of the Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises at the Stevens Institute of Technology.