August 08, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 31


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

08/08/2012 - RURO Introduces Version 5.3 of FreezerPro Software

RURO, Inc., a developer of software and inventory solutions introduces FreezerPro, version 5.3. FreezerPro 5.3 gives users an expanded set of tools to create and manage an electronic inventory of bio-samples.

08/08/2012 - Autoscribe to run Autumn LIMS Seminars in the UK

Autoscribe, developer of the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), is running a series of free seminars in Reading and Manchester in the UK during October 2012. The seminars, entitled ‘Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) and Configuration’ and ‘How to buy a LIMS’, will be of interest to those responsible for information management in all types of laboratories.

08/07/2012 - Sysmex America Named by Modern Healthcare as one of the Fastest Growing US Healthcare Companies

Sysmex America, Inc. today announced it has made the list for Modern Healthcare's inaugural "Healthcare's Hottest" awards program. The program distinguishes 40 of the fastest growing healthcare organizations that are headquartered in the US, have at least $20M in revenue for 2011 and have been in business for five years or more.

08/02/2012 - 2012 and 2013 Spectroscopy Course Schedule PACS Spectroscopy Laboratory Services and Public and Private Courses and On-Site ICP and AA Method Development

PACS Laboratories has provided Spectroscopy Courses and Laboratory Testing Services for 32 years. A wide variety of problems have been solved for clients. PACS has helped clients set-up and maximize Atomic Absorption ICP and AA equipment. 2012 and 2013 Spectroscopy public course schedule is below. Courses at your site, time, and place are available.

08/02/2012 - Waters and Nonlinear Dynamics to Co-Develop Next Generation Research Solutions for Large-Scale, Complex Data Sets

Waters Corporation and Nonlinear Dynamics Ltd. have entered into an agreement to co-develop a new analytical solution that derives information from complex data sets generated by large-scale proteomics and metabolomics experiments.

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.
 Upcoming Events

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

08/20/2012 - The Bioprocessing Summit

08/13/2012 - IMVACS 2012

 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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