August 20, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 31


In This Issue

 Event Focus

11/17/2014 - FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

Join 250+ R&D teams in Boston this Fall who will attend CHI’s FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress, an event dedicated to improving in vitro cell models and phenotypic screening to advance drug discovery and development at 6 conferences.
 The LIMS Book

Introducing the 2014 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics

Introducing the 2014 Edition of:

The Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics

The Laboratory Informatics Institute is pleased to announce the 2014 release of the new, Complete Guide to LIMS and Laboratory Informatics.   This reference guide is unique in the LIMS industry by providing a side-by-side comparison of the most popular LIMS products on the market along with complete pricing information and now, we have provided links to demonstrations of the various listed products.  Also, we have updated the guide to be completely available on-line and kept up-to-date daily as new information becomes available along with critical information you need to help you document your LIMS requirements.

 Recent News

08/20/2014 - ApolloLIMS will exhibit at PAIN WEEK 2014.

September 03, 2014 – PAIN WEEK ApolloLIMS will exhibit at PAIN WEEK 2014. PAINWeek is an annual conference held for practitioners in pain management to assemble for a week of learning and communication.

08/19/2014 - Agilent Technologies Setting New Standards in Mass Spectrometry, Lab Productivity

Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced it will introduce a new range of laboratory solutions at the KoreanSociety for Mass Spectrometry (KSMS) 2014, Aug. 20-22. The new collection of instruments, software and services is intended to help scientists and researchers in Korea push the boundaries of achievement and transform laboratory productivity.

08/19/2014 - Hamilton Company Assumes SLAS2015 Premier Sponsor Role

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) announced that Hamilton Company will serve as the Premier Sponsor at SLAS2015, the fourth-annual conference and exhibition of the Society.

08/13/2014 - Latest LIMS on show at Lab Innovations 2014

The latest version of Autoscribe’s Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) on show at Lab Innovations features a number of enhancements to increase the speed of operation. In particular, functionality with large numbers of samples and/or tests is enhanced.

08/13/2014 - New Mobile App Features Chemical Drawing Software, Speeds Research

Fisher Chemical ChemSearch Mobile App for iOS Chemists can now use a powerful mobile tool inside and outside of the laboratory to quickly and conveniently get reliable chemical information and enhance lab productivity.

08/13/2014 - VolitionRx Invests in Laboratory Automation System to Increase Throughput Capacity for Large Clinical Trials

VolitionRx Limited, a life sciences company focused on developing blood-based diagnostic tests for different types of cancer, today announced it has installed a Tecan EVO200 automated liquid handling system in its Namur, Belgium laboratory. The Tecan EVO200 is a robot that will significantly accelerate VolitionRx’s large scale clinical studies by increasing the throughput and rate of blood sample analysis by up to five times that of the current manual methods.

08/13/2014 - ELNs, Using Data Effectively and Applying Knowledge Management in Businesses 

In preparation to the EDKM Summit Event (ELNs, Data Analytics and Knowledge Management Summit) Pharma IQ conducted an industry survey to find out how organisations are effectively utilizing data and applying knowledge management to improve decision making and efficiency in their businesses.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/13/2014 - Request for Demos - ACILT LIS

The Association of Public Health Laboratories is requesting interested LIMS providers to submit a demo of their LIMS to be provided to attendees at the 2nd Global LIS Course organized in Johannesburg from September 15 – 18, 2014. The LIS Course is co-presented by the African Center for Integrated Laboratory Training, the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2013, the first year the course was held, 18 countries participated, many of which are interested in implementing LIMS in their nations. Therefore an opportunity to view a LIMS demo at this forum is beneficial to both attendees and LIMS providers.

08/11/2014 - Invitation For Quote (Proposal) - PUBLIC HEALTH LAB INFORMATION SYSTEM

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (SBCPHD) is issuing an RFP for a Public Health Lab Information System (LIS) to be used by laboratory staff to provide comprehensive Primary and Community Health care management.
 Upcoming Events

10/07/2014 - Drug Discovery Week Europe (DDWE)

Drug Discovery Week Europe (DDWE), will take place October 7-10, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. This week will feature two summits, each comprised of two parallel conferences, that will take place over the course of the four days: Technologies in Drug Discovery Summit & Biomarker Summit

10/07/2014 - Technologies in Drug Discovery Summit

This meeting provides a forum for researchers from various sectors to join and learn about the latest techniques and tools that enable advances in early-stage screening and the drug development process. The Summit features two parallel conferences.

09/03/2014 - September 03, 2014 – PAIN WEEK

September 03, 2014 – PAIN WEEK ApolloLIMS will exhibit at PAIN WEEK 2014. PAINWeek is an annual conference held for practitioners in pain management to assemble for a week of learning and communication.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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