September 17, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 34


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

09/24/2014 - CSols, Inc. Webinar: Time to Revisit your Lab Informatics Strategy

Many companies, after acquisitions or mergers or through internal growth, find themselves with multiple lab informatics systems and products littered with overlapping capabilities. A situation like this tends to obstruct maximum business value from those investments. No matter how you got to this point, it is time to develop a new Lab Informatics Strategy and get back to efficiency and productivity.
 Event Focus

FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies CongressNovember 17 - 19, 2014Join 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.


October 31, 2014 - Early Bird Registration Cut Off! Register early for deepest discounts. SLAS members can take advantage of deepest discounts by registering by October 31, 2014.The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS; is proud to present SLAS2015 (, convening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, from February 7-11. SLAS2015 delivers a robust, peer-selected scientific program comprised of the following tracks: Assay Development and Screening, Automation and High Throughput Technologies, Drug Target Strategies, Micro/Nano Technologies, Bioanalytical Techniques, Informatics and Biomarker Discovery & Application. The program features 132 podium sessions, 400+ posters and 17 Short Courses.
 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

09/17/2014 - Limfinity® version 5.1 Available!

RURO, Inc., a leading laboratory information management systems (LIMS), radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions and sample management solutions provider, announces the release of Limfinity® version 5.1. New version focuses on Big Data performance and multi-business area tools.

09/11/2014 - Sophia Genetics Announces First Deal With Britain's NHS and Leading Turkish Laboratory, Expanding European Customer Base

Sophia Genetics, the European leader in Data Driven Medicine, has significantly expanded its European customer base through its first deal with the NHS in the United Kingdom and an agreement with a leading Turkish laboratory. This follows a surge in demand for the company's Clinical Genomics offerings among laboratories and hospitals in Germany, France and Italy, with additional customer relationships in these countries established in August.

09/11/2014 - Waters Unveils Global Mass Spectrometry Headquarters in the UK’s North West

Waters Corporation today celebrated the official opening of its new, custom-built mass spectrometry headquarters in Wilmslow, UK, confirming the company's commitment to innovation and the expanded usage of mass spectrometry.

09/11/2014 - Inofile Kno2™ Now Available in the Cloud for Full Clinical Document Exchange

Inofile announced here today the availability of its cloud-based Kno2™ clinical document exchange (CDE) platform, available immediately at This is the first application of its kind available to U.S. healthcare providers with the ability to register, proof user identities, configure and create unlimited Direct addresses owned and uniquely customized to a care organization in less than two hours.
 Upcoming Events

10/19/2014 - 2014 SOFT Conference Society of Forensic Toxicologists

2014 SOFT Conference Society of Forensic Toxicologists October 19 - 24, 2014 Grand Rapids, Michigan

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.
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