August 01, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 30


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

08/22/2012 - Mission Possible! How to Measure the Validation Effort for your Project

CSols, Inc. Webinar - Mission Possible! How to Measure the Validation Effort for your Project
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/23/2012 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

This request is for proposals to provide a Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB) in support of the Michigan Department of State Police (MSP). The LIMS system will be specific to Forensic Biology and DNA operations, as part of an on-going program to improve the quality and efficiency of operations.

07/23/2012 - Invitation for Bids - Implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

To further enhance the York County Sheriff’s Forensic Services Unit located in York, South Carolina, the York County Purchasing Department is seeking pricing for the implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

07/19/2012 - Document 2012-428I Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) Supply of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

The Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario, Canada is seeking Expressions of Interest from Vendors that can supply the configuration, delivery and implementation of a Commercial Off-The-Shelf Laboratory Information Management (COTS LIMS) system at the Environmental Control Laboratory to service the current and future needs of Agency’s Public Works Department.

07/10/2012 - Request for Information - Laboratory Information Management System

The City of Charlotte, North Carolina is requesting information from software vendors with Laboratory Information Management Systems capable of fulfilling the information management requirements of a NELAP accredited municipal laboratory.
 Recent News

07/31/2012 - Verizon's ICSA Labs Among First Accredited Health Information Technology Testing Laboratories

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, is now accredited as a Health Information Technology (HIT) Testing Laboratory by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Health Information Technology Laboratory Accreditation Program. ICSA Labs accreditation confirms it has the ability to meet or exceed technical requirements set by NVLAP management.

07/31/2012 - Applied Instrument Technologies Introduces SpectraQ(TM) Analytical Software

Applied Instrument Technologies, Inc. (AIT), a leading manufacturer of FTIR and FT-NIR spectrometers for process development and real-time on-line analysis has announced the introduction of its new SpectraQ Analytical Software package.

07/31/2012 - STARLIMS ACADEMY August

STARLIMS Academy offers a range of training courses to enable you to maximize the benefits of your STARLIMS solution. Academy’s industry-specific application training courses and our configuration course are offered several times a year, and consistently attain 90% satisfaction rates.

07/30/2012 - Roper Industries to Acquire Sunquest Information Systems

Roper Industries, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., the leading provider of diagnostic and laboratory software solutions to healthcare providers.

07/25/2012 - Autoscribe Publishes LIMS-related E-Bulletin

Autoscribe, developer of the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), is publishing a series of e-Bulletins, available by registering at These short, easily digestible bulletins concentrate on topics that are of value to both existing and potential LIMS users across the food, pharmaceutical, chemicals, veterinary, healthcare, and environmental sectors, whether they are using the Autoscribe Matrix solutions or not.
 Upcoming Events

08/27/2012 - Big Data - Implications and Opportunities for Healthcare

Big Data – Implications and Opportunities for Healthcare will provide insight into technology that enables researchers and doctors alike to use big data technology in a significant and strategic manner while adhering to security and patient privacy regulations.

08/20/2012 - The Bioprocessing Summit

The Bioprocessing Summit brings together international leaders to discuss today's bioprocess issues from cell line selection to manufacturing. The Summit provides practical details in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere that promotes information exchange and networking. This year, a "Formulation Foci" has been added to delve into protein structure and formulations.

08/13/2012 - IMVACS 2012

The Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Summit
 LIMS Buyers Guide

2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide Available for Download

We have finished the release of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide. This new edition provides an updated list of the leading LIMS companies and products along with pricing information for each.Also, new for 2012, we have scoured Youtube and the vendors sites to find product demonstrations of their LIMS software. For each vendor that has product demos, we have posted the links to those demonstrations. The vendors are listed in the order of most demos to least number of demos.To download a free copy of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide, visit:
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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