April 25, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 17


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.
 LIMS Blog Postings

Experiences Using Cloud Computing for A Scientific Workflow Application

Clouds are rapidly becoming an important platform for scientific applications. In this paper we describe our experiences running a scientific workflow application in the cloud.
 Recent News

04/24/2012 - STARLIMS Expands Global Customer Service and Support

STARLIMS, a leading global LIMS provider, has developed a new global customer service organization and is expanding in Europe through recent acquisitions of distributors serving various markets. Becoming part of Abbott in 2010 has given STARLIMS new resources for business expansion, customer service, new product development and international expansion.

04/23/2012 - NextBio Clinical Extends Life Sciences Platform From the Bench to Translational Medicine

NextBio today unveiled NextBio Clinical, an extension of the company’s existing life sciences platform to translational medicine applications such as biomarker discovery and clinical trial optimization. Adding curated genomic, molecular and clinical profiles from thousands of individual patients to the platform’s existing repository of data from animal and cell line models, NextBio Clinical enables the earlier application of clinical information to enhance research and development.

04/23/2012 - NoemaLife’s HALIA: boosting efficiency in laboratory automation

NoemaLife, Europe’s leading provider of clinical and hospital software solutions, has launched HALIA, new middleware for clinical chemistry, microbiology and molecular biology labs. Utilising a rule-based engine to deliver all-round control over laboratory workflow and sample processing, HALIA’s powerful functionality significantly improves laboratory efficiency, compliance and quality control.

04/23/2012 - KineMatik Integrates Surety’s AbsoluteProof into its Electronic Lab Product Suite

Surety, LLC, the leading provider of data integrity protection solutions, and KineMatik, a global leader in R&D collaboration and knowledge management tools, announced today the integration of Surety’s AbsoluteProof data integrity service into KineMatik’s web-based, collaborative R&D lab management system. The combined solution enables R&D organizations in various sectors including government, academia and industry to achieve efficient paperless knowledge capture and protection of their scientific intellectual property (IP) throughout the research and development lifecycle.

04/19/2012 - New Mining Sample Collection and Preparation Tool Kits to be Highlighted at AAPG 2012

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it will showcase its Thermo Scientific Mining Sample Collection and Preparation Tool kits, comprising the Thermo Scientific Direct Rock Sampler Kit and the Thermo Scientific Electric Hammer Mill Kit, at AAPG 2012 on April 22-25, 2012, at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California, booth #1525. Offering the instruments of choice in elemental analysis solutions for mining and exploration, Thermo Fisher is a pioneer in portable XRF technology.

04/19/2012 - Simulations Plus (SLP) Releases ADMET Predictor™ 6.0

Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, announced today the release of ADMET Predictor™ Version 6.0 with an impressive set of expanded and powerful capabilities for molecular property predictions from structure.

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.
 Upcoming Webcasts

05/14/2012 - IT Risk Management – EU Laws and Regulations - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This 90-minute webinar will help you understand what EU laws and regulations apply to IT infrastructure and are used in the workplace, including WEEE and RoHS Regulations, monitoring and tracking, information security, data protection, encryption controls, RFID and biometrics and BYOD (“bring your own device”) issues.

05/10/2012 - Decoding CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) Regulations

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) training will outline the CLIA standards for frequency, methodology and also give examples of practical application.

05/08/2012 - Calibration and Qualification in Analytical Laboratories

This webinar will provide a detailed understanding about calibration and qualification of laboratory equipments, development of a qualification master plan, allocation of equipments to qualification categories A, B, C, and the approach for qualifying existing systems.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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