April 18, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 16


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

04/13/2012 - Bid Opportunity - Provide /Install Operations - Laboratory Information Management Software (LIMS)

City of Kalamazoo, Michigan - Bid Opportunity - Provide /Install Operations - Laboratory Information Management Software (LIMS)

04/09/2012 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

City of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada - Request for proposals to supply and implement a software package, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), which will establish a formal system for managing laboratory data and work processes.
 Recent News

04/17/2012 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Product and Service Innovations in Europe that Streamline Laboratory Processes while Improving Results

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced innovative new products and services to the European scientific community at Analytica -- the premier international trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis and biotechnology -- that push the boundaries of analysis while helping customers to improve productivity in today's increasingly competitive environment.

04/17/2012 - Accelrys Challenges Industries to Speed Innovation by Transforming the Scientific Innovation Lifecycle

Accelrys, Inc., a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company, today issued an industry-wide call to close the productivity gap from innovation through commercialization that is slowing product development and time-to-market and hampering competitiveness for science-driven organizations.

04/17/2012 - USC Department of Pathology Selects PathCentral’s Web-Based Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System

PathCentral, Inc. (www.pathcentral.net), the first and only company focused exclusively on the success of the community pathologist, announced today it has entered into an agreement to provide its web-based anatomic pathology laboratory information system (APLIS) to the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

04/13/2012 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - Pittsburgh Short Courses May and October

PACS Testing, Contract R&D, Consulting, Short Courses and Conferences will provide short courses in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in May and October 2012.

04/12/2012 - Perceptive Informatics Enables Greater Trial Supply Efficiency With New Site Inventory Management Module

Perceptive Informatics, a leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation, today introduced the new Site Inventory Management Module of its ClinPhone® Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) solution.

04/12/2012 - Atlanta based Ethosoft, Inc. today released Service Pack 1 (SP1) for users of its X-LIMS v4.0 Laboratory Information Management System.

Atlanta based Ethosoft, Inc. today released Service Pack 1 (SP1) for users of its X-LIMS v4.0 Laboratory Information Management System. This software update ensures that users are provided with the latest software updates and enhancements.
 Upcoming Events

04/24/2012 - Pharma Congress 2012

Experience the Pharma Congress 2012 in the Swissôtel Congress Center in Duesseldorf, Germany, on 24/25 April 2012. Get the latest information as Congress Delegate – five international conferences on sterile technologies / projects will be open for you to attend


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces its 2012 Oak Ridge Conference: Emerging Technologies for 21st Century Clinical Diagnostics to be held April 19 – 20, 2012, at The Fairmont in San José, CA.
 Upcoming Webcasts

04/24/2012 - Excel Spreadsheets; develop and validate for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance

How to Use excel spreadsheet for GXP data and reduce validation cost and time.

04/19/2012 - CLSI and APHL Announce Webinar: Basics of Provider Performed Microscopy

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories announce the webinar "Basics of Provider Performed Microscopy," which will take place on April 19, 2012, from 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern (US) Time.

04/19/2012 - HPLC Outside the Box: How to Think Like a Chromatographer

This webinar will identify some of the incorrect lore attached to liquid chromatography and will consider HPLC from a multi-dimensional point of view.

04/19/2012 - Is Food from China Safe? Complying with the New Perishable Food Import Requirements

This webinar will provide an expert overview of the newly evolving compliance requirements for import or export of fresh produce, frozen or other food from or to foreign countries.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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