May 07, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 17


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

05/28/2014 - Autoscribe - How to Buy a LIMS webinar

Autoscribe, a leading developer of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), has announced it will be running a series of three free �How to Buy a LIMS� webinars on 26th March, 23rd April and 28th May 2014. With over 60 years of practical management experience specifying and delivering successful LIMS solutions to any laboratory in any industry, Autoscribe has designed these webinars to provide information that will help keep anyone considering purchasing a LIMS on track, avoid some of the pitfalls and find the right solution to fit the specific needs.

05/21/2014 - Webinar: Making sure your PM has the “Right Stuff”

Implementing Lab Informatics solutions is a complex endeavor requiring a combination of specialized skill sets. Perhaps the most important staffing decision is the assignment of the Project Manager. In this webinar, learn how to be sure you’ve entrusted your implementation to the Project Manager most likely to make it a success.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/07/2014 - Solicitation for a Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

The Contracting Division, Pine Bluff Arsenal, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, has a requirement for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Software.

05/05/2014 - Solicitation for a Laboratory Information System (LIS)

The United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) has a requirement for the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease (USAMRIID) for a Laboratory Information System (LIS). This is a software system that allows for the tracking of patient data, lab reports, and the ability to transmit date to and from different software systems. A total of five (5) license are requested along modules for barcode label, secure email, microbiology, data mining, and others.

04/18/2014 - Sources Sought - Laboratory Automation System

Agency: Department of the Navy, Office: Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Navy Drug Screening Laboratory - Great Lakes is interested in automating some or its entire sample accessioning process.
 Recent News

05/07/2014 - See RURO solutions at ISBER 2014, May 20-23, 2014, Orlando, FL

See RURO solutions at ISBER 2014 - RURO Booth # 321 May 20-May 23, 2014, Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort ,Orlando, Florida USA

05/07/2014 - CSols, Inc. to Sponsor Thermo Scientific CONNECTS 2014

CSols, Inc. is pleased to announce that they will, once again, be serving as a partner sponsor for the upcoming Thermo Scientific CONNECTS 2014 event in Las Vegas, NV, May 12th-15th. The conference will bring together two great user meetings: Thermo Scientific Informatics World (TIW) and Chromeleon International User Symposium (CIUS) with a focus on “The Keys to a Paperless Lab: Connectivity, Integration, Collaboration, and Automation”.

05/07/2014 - RURO Releases Limfinity® Version 5

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and Sample Management systems provider, announces the release of Limfinity® version 5. The installation base of Limfinity® more than doubled in the last year, including major installations at two top 5 pharmaceutical organizations, the world’s premier translational science program, and several testing, biobank and NGS (next generation sequencing) outfits. RURO engineers have been working feverishly to enhance the system – it has been a prolific period for the development of Limfinity®. Now, anyone can benefit from this hard work by starting a new Limfinity® deployment or upgrading to version 5.

05/05/2014 - Agilent Technologies Introduces Enhanced Chromatography Data System Software for Lab Productivity

Agilent Technologies Inc. today introduced the latest revision of its Chromatography Data System (CDS) software, OpenLAB CDS A.02.01. The enhanced software features exclusive benefits for chemical, petrochemical, high-throughput and regulated laboratories. It provides new data acquisition, data analysis, reporting, secure storage and e-Familiarization capabilities that increase laboratory productivity and lower costs in all chromatography laboratories. A software maintenance agreement entitles all customers to these enhancements at no additional cost.

04/30/2014 - New Scheduler Module For Matrix Gemini LIMS

Autoscribe has unveiled a completely revised version of the Scheduler module for the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). The versatile new Matrix Scheduler runs as a “service” so that even if a user logs off their PC the schedule is still executed. It allows the scheduling of user-defined tasks based on specific dates or dates built from the classifiers of years, months, weeks, days and times.

04/30/2014 - Computing Solutions (CSI) releases LabSoft LIMS 10.4

Computing Solutions unveils new features for LabSoft LIMS 10.4

04/30/2014 - STARLIMS Forensic Business Unit is pleased to announce the release of FR11.0

The STARLIMS Forensic Business Unit is pleased to announce the release of FR11.0. The last forensic release was in April of 2012. This is the first forensic release on the STARLIMS v11 technology platform. STARLIMS v11 offers Advanced Analytics dashboards and supports mobility applications as required by our customers.
 Upcoming Events

05/20/2014 - International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) 2014 Annual Meeting

The ISBER 2014 Annual Meeting theme is ‘Fact not Fantasy: Evidence-Based Biobanking’. The Meeting will highlight unique and interdisciplinary best practices of both human and environmental repositories with regard to sample integrity, availability, interrogation and reliability of results. These explorations will accelerate the biobanking community toward improved repository management, leading to better scientific decisions and enhanced global and environmental health.

05/19/2014 - 2014 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

One Conference—Four Program Themes: Biomanufacturing; Biomarker and PK/PD; Research and Discovery; Immunogenicity and Administration Routes

05/12/2014 - Thermo Scientific CONNECTS 2014

Welcome to Thermo Scientific CONNECTS 2014 The Keys to a Paperless Lab: Connectivity, Integration, Collaboration, Automation
 LIMS Blog Postings

All new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released on-line for 2013/14

The new on-line edition of the LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide ( has just been released today with over double the number of listed vendor products from the 2012 edition. The guide provides a catalog of the industry's top tier vendors with product pricing information and technical details to allow you to compare LIMS/LIS and ELN products. The guide also contains a LIMSpec on each listed product with even more technical details as well as product demonstration videos.

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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