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 Upcoming Webinars

05/23/2018 - Webinar: Lab Informatics Project Leadership: Doing the right things


05/24/2018 - Webinar: A Guide for Laboratory Systems Management, Part 6: Instrument Data Systems

 Journal Articles

A systematic framework for data management and integration in a continuous pharmaceutical manufacturing processing line

Cao et al. describe their design and methodology used in constructing a system of tighter data integration for pharmaceutical research and manufacturing in this 2018 paper published in Process. Recognizing the "integration of data in a consistent, organized, and reliable manner is a big challenge for the pharmaceutical industry," the authors developed an ontological information structure relying on the ANSI/ISA-88 batch control standard, process control systems, a content management systems, a purpose-built electronic laboratory notebook, and cloud services, among other aspects. The authors conclude, after describing two use cases, that "data from different process levels and distributed locations can be integrated and contextualized with meaningful information" with the help of their information structure, allowing "industrial practitioners to better monitor and control the process, identify risk, and mitigate process failures."
 Featured Books

LIMSjournal - Spring 2018: Volume 4, Issue 1


Lab Information Management (LIMS) for Cannabis Quality Assurance

 Blogs

Important Factors in LIMS Selection

The basic function of a LIMS is to track samples and store sample workflow related information from the time it enters a laboratory until it is disposed. In this blog, we highlight some important factors to be considered while evaluating a LIMS solution for your laboratory.

21 CFR Part 11: 20 Years and Counting

20 years ago, as a response to the pharmaceutical and life science industries wanting to increase the use of computer systems in the lab, the FDA released 21 CFR Part 11. Let's take a look at where Part 11 started, where it is now, and where it's going.
 Featured Discussions

05/08/2018 - Why do you hate design controls so much?


05/07/2018 - Former Physician Convicted of Criminal HIPAA Violation


05/07/2018 - Is Your Cannabis Innovation Strategy Consumer, or Technology-Led?


05/06/2018 - Medical Cannabis Project Feasibility Studies

 News

05/16/2018 - STRmix™ Approved for Use in Two More Jurisdictions


05/16/2018 - SCIEX Announces New BioPharmaView Software 3.0 for Streamlining Multiple-Attribute Methods (MAM)


05/16/2018 - Oxford Genetics Announces New Online Customer Portal for Custom Research Services


05/16/2018 - Illumina Acquires Edico Genome to Accelerate Genomic Data Analysis

 Upcoming Trade Events

05/20/2018 - ASCLD Symposium 2018


05/21/2018 - Pathology Informatics Summit 2018


05/27/2018 - HIMSS Europe 2018


06/02/2018 - APHL 2018 Annual Meeting & Government Environmental Laboratory Conference


07/29/2018 - Clinical Lab Expo 2018


10/31/2018 - Lab Innovations 2018


11/13/2018 - LIMS-Forum 2018

 Bid Opportunities

05/25/2018 - Request for Proposal: Procurement of Laboratory Information Management System


06/27/2018 - Request for Offer - Laboratory Data System

Laboratory Data System using a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model for the Manatee County, Florida Parks and Natural Resources Environmental Laboratory.

07/26/2018 - Contract Notice: NHS Lanarkshire Laboratory Management System