January 15, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 2


In This Issue

 SLAS 2014

Don't Miss SLAS2014 January 18-22

SLAS2014 will feature all the great scientific education, programming, intelligent network building and new products and services you have come to expect from SLAS. Make plans to join us in San Diego, CA, January 18-22!

Check out SLAS2014.org for the latest event details as they are announced.  


 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

01/13/2014 - Pre-Solicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

Furnish all required services to install Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS Support for Pine Bluff Arsenal

01/09/2014 - RFI to implement a laboratory information management system in Mozambique

This RFI solicits interest from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system in two sites. One site is the Nampula Central Hospital Laboratory which has multiple laboratory units. The second site is Jose Macamo Hospital Laboratory in Maputo, a district level hospital. This RFI solicits interest from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system in two sites. One site is the Nampula Central Hospital Laboratory which has multiple laboratory units. The second site is Jose Macamo Hospital Laboratory in Maputo, a district level hospital.
 Recent News

01/14/2014 - NHS Wales Goes Live with InterSystems TrakCare Lab System to Improve and Modernise Pathology Services Across Wales

InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care, today announced that NHS Wales has successfully completed the first phase of the national roll out of InterSystems TrakCare® Lab, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary laboratory information management system (LIMS). The first phase of the implementation, covering all four labs in the Hywel Dda Health Board, is a major step in one of the largest and most complex pathology modernisation programmes in the western health economy.

01/10/2014 - MolecularHealth Partners with GATC Biotech for Genetic Sequencing Technology and Expertise

MolecularHealth announced a unique agreement today withGATC Biotech, a global leading DNA sequencing service provider. GATC Biotech will provide protocols, support and extensive training of MolecularHealth’s laboratory staff. Additionally, MolecularHealth will use GATC Biotech’s LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) in its newly opened clinical lab.

01/10/2014 - Eyelit Releases Version 5.1 of Its Award-Winning Manufacturing Execution (MES) Software Suite

Eyelit Inc., a manufacturing software provider for visibility, control, and coordination of manufacturing operations for the aerospace & defense, discrete electronics, life sciences, MEMS, semiconductor, and photovoltaic (solar) industries, announced today the general availability of version 5.1 of its Eyelit Manufacturing™ suite of software.

01/10/2014 - CLC bio and Korilog Release KLAST Software Plug-in for Fast, Accurate Sequence Similarity Search in Next-Generation Sequencing

CLC bio, a QIAGEN company (NASDAQ:QGEN)(FWB:QIA), today announced in collaboration with Korilog the release of the KLAST plug-in for CLC Genomics Workbench and CLC Main Workbench to accelerate the analysis of data from next-generation sequencing (NGS).

01/08/2014 - Matrix Gemini LIMS and Matrix Express On Show At Pittcon

Autoscribe Informatics, a leading provider of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) will be showing its flagship Matrix Gemini LIMS as well as the entry level �Out of the Box� Matrix Express LIMS at Pittcon 2014.

01/08/2014 - Announcing Late Night with LRIG: Rapid Fire Innovation at SLAS2014

Eighteen companies from seven countries will present highlights and answer questions about their new technologies during the "Late Night with LRIG: Rapid Fire Innovation" session at SLAS2014, the Third Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition, which will be held Jan. 18-22, 2014, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., USA.

01/08/2014 - Join RURO at SLAS 2014 - Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening, January 18-22, 2014 – San Diego, California

See RURO solutions at SLAS 2014 – Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening.RURO Booth # 1414
 Upcoming Events

03/12/2014 - CrimeLab -3rd International Forensic Technology Fair

The CrimeLab Criminological Technology Fair is a specialist industry event at which producers and distributors of products and services used in criminological technology and potential customers, including scientists, can meet. The idea of the CrimeLab Fair is not only to create room for business meetings and the presentation of offers, but also to convey specialist knowledge in the area of laboratory criminology. The fair’s programme will include many additional events promoting scientific achievements, modern technologies, and research methods used in criminology.

02/04/2014 - Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Sixth Annual Electronic Data in Clinical Trials

The entire clinical trial process is becoming more and more data driven. From study design to recruitment and trail management, to data analysis and publication of a study manuscript, we are dealing with data, and the overall result of a study very much depends on how well we manage it. This trend is escalating because of the rapid development and optimization of electronic health records and health care IT in general. CHI’s 6th Annual “Electronic Data in Clinical Trials” is designed to feature the latest trends in clinical trials data management. It will bring together clinical IT experts and their colleagues from clinical development departments to discuss system approach to data management in the era of new medical data landscape.
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/21/2014 - Excel Spreadsheets; Develop and Validate for 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance

01/16/2014 - Building a Sustainable Validation Program from Top to Bottom: One and a Half day In-Person Semina

01/16/2014 - Medical Device - QSR Compliant Product Development Process: One and half day In-person Seminar

 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 (http://www.limsbook.com) 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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