August 15, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 32


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

10/17/2012 - 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

08/22/2012 - The 6 Most Common Problems in FDA Software Validation & Verification

This FDA Software Validation and Verification training/webinar will review the validation planning process with particular emphasis on avoiding six common pitfalls.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

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

08/12/2012 - PACS Pittsburgh Short Courses October 2012 and May 2013 and Services

PACS Testing, Contract R&D, Consulting, Short Courses and Conferences will provide short courses in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania October 2012 and May 2013. PACS is an independent firm providing short courses for scientists, routine and advanced laboratory testing services, R&D, consulting, expert witness services and has a center of excellence in Activated Carbons. PACS short courses are provided monthly in major cities and at your time and place.

08/09/2012 - Software Point to deliver an extensive hospital laboratory information system to Region Skåne in Southern Sweden

Software Point, a company specializing in laboratory information systems and headquartered in Espoo, Finland, today announced a contract with Region Skåne, the regional public authority of Southern Sweden, for the delivery of a new region-wide hospital laboratory information system (LIS). LABVANTAGE C5, a product developed by Software Point, was selected in a public procurement to become the enterprise-wide LIS for the region.

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.
 Upcoming Events

09/10/2012 - Protein Formulation Development Summit

Accelerating your protein therapeutic through analytical characterization, formulation development, delivery device selection and container closure Protein formulation development and how to develop an effective, marketable protein drug is a hugely important area for the pharmaceutical industry. Selecting different formulation compositional elements, ensuring minimal aggregation through effective predictive methods and undertaking novel delivery techniques through efficient early preformulation are just a sample of some the areas in need of focus.

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.
 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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