May 16, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 20


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/01/2012 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Clean Water Services (District) is inviting qualified firms to submit proposals for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for District’s Water Quality Laboratory as described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The intent is to select a new environmental LIMS for District deployment.

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)
 Upcoming Webcasts

05/23/2012 - CSols, Inc. Presents - Complimentary Webinar- Heads for LIMS, Tails for ELN

Wednesday - May 23, 2012 2pm EDTAre you trying to improve your laboratory’s systems and processes? Many companies look to leverage informatics solutions to increase laboratory throughput, bolster compliance, and enhance business operations. Fortunately, there are a variety of potential LIMS & ELN solutions to help meet your objectives. But making the right decision may become a challenge due to the plethora of solutions and their overlapping functionalities. In this one hour webinar, understand why making the right choice is the most critical factor controlling the success of your project. Take home a proven approach for system selection.

05/23/2012 - Validation of Existing/ Legacy Computer Systems for FDA/EU Compliance

This webinar on validating legacy computer systems will give a good understanding of FDA and EU regulatory requirements for validation (retrospective validation) and provide tools for effective implementation.
 Recent News

05/15/2012 - ApolloLIMS is pleased to exhibit at the 2012 Association of Public Health Laboratories Annual Meeting being held May 20-23, 2012 in Seattle WA.

Come join us in Seattle at the 2012 Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the 6th State Environmental Laboratory Conference.

05/14/2012 - Samsung BioLogics Chooses STARLIMS

Samsung is willing to improve the development and manufacturing processes of biopharmaceuticals, and reduce the manufacturing cost while keeping top quality and strict regulations required by the pharmaceutical industry.

05/11/2012 - Remedy Informatics to Debut SpecimenTrack, Next-Generation Biorepository Software at ISBER 2012 Annual Meeting

Remedy Informatics, Inc. further strengthened its position as the leader in life science and translational research informatics today with its announcement of revolutionary new biorepository informatics software, SpecimenTrack(TM). Remedy will offer demonstrations of SpecimenTrack at the upcoming International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibit May 15-17, in Vancouver, BC, Canada (Booth #15).

05/10/2012 - CLSI and APHL Announce Two June Webinars Based on CLSI Documents

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) recently announced their upcoming June laboratory webinars on detection capability for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assays and anaerobic bacteria susceptibility testing. These webinar programs, based on current CLSI documents, are intended to help pathologists, managers, supervisors, technologists, and laboratory and quality consultants learn how to optimize practices and processes in their laboratories.

05/09/2012 - Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Thermo Fisher Scientific for its Superiority in the Global Biobanking Products, Services and Solutions Market

Based on its recent analysis of the integrated biobanking solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year. Thermo Fisher is the world's largest provider of biobanking products, services and solutions, enabling its customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. The Company provides best of breed cold storage equipment, centrifuges and rotors, consumables, liquid handling tools such as automated pipettes and market-leading informatics software for the biobanking industry. Its Fisher BioServices business offers end-to-end outsourced service solutions for biorepositories and biobanks.

05/09/2012 - Roche 454 Life Sciences and SoftGenetics Sign Co-Promotion Agreement for Next-Gen Sequencing Software Tools

454 Life Sciences, a Roche Company, and SoftGenetics announced today that the two firms have entered into a co-promotion agreement designed to provide users of 454 Sequencing Systems the broad range of next-generation sequencing data analysis options provided by SoftGenetics NextGENe(R) software.
 Upcoming Events

06/25/2012 - Innovation in Phase 1 Clinical Development

Attend Innovation in Phase 1 Clinical Development to hear successful implementations of cost saving strategies. This phase 1 clinical trial event will help you transition to Phase 2 production faster and more cost effectively.

06/25/2012 - 4th Clinical Trials Supply & Logistics Summit

The 4th Annual Clinical Trials Supply & Logistics Summit will be investigating compliance, quality control, efficiency and logistics in the clinical trials supply chain. This summit promises to provide industry expert insight into best practices, as well as prepare you with skills and tools needed to use clinical trials to gain a competitive edge in this highly competitive global market.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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