September 26, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 37


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

09/21/2012 - Request for Proposal - Lab Information System

This Request for Proposal is for a Laboratory Information System for UT Student Health Center. The intent is to obtain information leading to the selection of a Laboratory Information System that will best meet the clinical and management information needs of UT Student Health Center.
 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
 Recent News

09/27/2012 - LIMS Monitoring On The Move!

With a web-based user interface supplied as standard in addition to the traditional Windows-based desktop interface, the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) from Autoscribe can be accessed remotely using a device equipped with a web browser and internet access. This means that laptops, popular tablet computers such as iPads and even the Kindle ‘Fire’ e-reader can be used to provide instant access to results, reports and sample status from anywhere in the world, subject to user’s password-controlled authority profile.

09/26/2012 - Announcing the 2nd Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition

Why should you take part in SLAS2013 – the 2nd Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition? Because it’s where 4,500 of the best global laboratory science and technology minds -- innovative scientists, engineers, researchers and technologists from academic, government and commercial laboratories -- come together to learn, explore and gain repeatable inspiration from leaders in the field.

09/26/2012 - Accenture Completes Acquisition of Octagon Research Solutions

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a provider of clinical and regulatory information management solutions and software for the pharmaceutical industry based in Wayne, Pa. The acquisition was announced on Aug. 2.

09/26/2012 - Ventana Unveils the Latest in Digital Pathology and Lab Workflow Solutions at IAP 2012 in Cape Town

At this year's 29th Congress of the International Academy of Pathology (IAP 2012), Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, will unveil the latest versions of its Virtuoso digital pathology image and workflow management software and VANTAGE workflow solution for histology lab specimen tracking.

09/25/2012 - PACS Pittsburgh Short Courses October 2012 and May 2013 and Laboratory Services

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.

09/21/2012 - Aquavit Pharmaceuticals forms Alliance Partnership with Accelrys

Aquavit Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Accelrys Software Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL), a leader in scientific innovation lifecycle management software, have formed an alliance partnership towards the development of Aquavit's PITO-001 and MAV-403 products. The partner agreement was signed on September 12, 2012. Under the terms of the partnership, Aquavit will utilize the scientifically aware Accelrys Enterprise Platform to develop advanced medical software for cutting-edge personalized medicine.

09/20/2012 - QPharma Introduces Enterprise Application Compliance Solution

MORRISTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QPharma, Inc. has announced the launch of its Compliance Advantage™ solution, a set of tools and methodologies to streamline compliance and validation activities for life science companies implementing enterprise application systems.

09/20/2012 - CSC Launches First of Its Kind Total Quality Management Solution for Laboratories

CSC today announced the launch of CSC LabAssure, a total quality management solution that improves laboratory quality, maximizes throughput of continuous processes, ensures regulatory and safety standard compliance, and boosts efficiency. The solution enables laboratories to more efficiently perform rigorous testing and continuously monitor in real time more cost-effectively.
 Upcoming Events

11/07/2012 - WWEM 2012 - Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring

WWEM is the specialist event for the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring community. WWEM is focused on measurement, testing and analysis for the water and wastewater and environmental industry. From test kits to process measurement,laboratory analysis right through to fixed and portable gas detection, if you work in the water industry, you need to be at WWEM.

10/02/2012 - 10th Annual Functional Genomics Screening Strategies

Effectively Utilizing RNAi and Chemical Genomics Screens to Drive Drug Discovery. Five Cutting-Edge Presentations on Integrating Chemical and Genomic Screens Will Be Held at the 10th Annual Functional Genomics Screening Strategies Conference in Boston - Part of the 10th Annual Discovery on Target
 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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