Instem, a Conshohocken software firm, said Wednesday that it will supply software for the collection, management and maintenance of certain studies overseen by the National Institutes of Health.

The value of the deal is $656,100, Instem said.

The company said its Provantis software will be used by the NIH's National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for reproductive, perinatal and developmental National Toxicology Program studies conducted predominantly at contractor laboratories around the United States.    - Reid Kanaley