March 11, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 9


In This Issue

 Event Focus

04/14/2015 - Paperless Lab Academy

The Paperless Lab Academy is the ideal learning platform, for those considering consolidating, integrating and simplifying laboratory data management systems. This year's theme of the Paperless Lab Academy will focus on how to MANAGE THE CHANGE PROCESS in both R&D and QA/QC laboratories in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer goods and chemical industries.

LIMS Implementation: Let me Count the Ways

So you're ready to implement your LIMS, that's great! What methodology have you chosen? You did know there are several ways to implement your LIMS, right?
 Recent News

03/11/2015 - Waters Highlights New Capabilities in Molecular Imaging, Laboratory Management and More at Pittcon 2015

Waters Corporation opened Pittcon 2015 by showcasing its new capabilities and innovations that are driving analytical science in exciting and novel directions. "At Pittcon this year, we are showing customers how Waters' innovations are opening doors to breakthrough solutions in Health Science, breaking down barriers in biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes, and reimagining laboratory data management," said Dr. Rohit Khanna, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for the Waters Division. "These new capabilities and innovations are the result of Waters' scientific focus, customer collaborations, and holistic view to optimize every component of a solution: from hardware, to software, to consumables, to service."

03/11/2015 - Fully Integrated Informatics Solution is All-in-One Platform for Managing Today’s Labs

Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS Now Comprises Method Execution, Lab and Data Management and Full Enterprise Software Integration. Laboratories worldwide seeking a single, integrated informatics platform can now standardize on one comprehensive laboratory information management system (LIMS). Thermo Fisher’s integrated informatics solution now comprises method execution, data visualization and laboratory management, and seamlessly integrates with all popular enterprise-level software packages.

03/11/2015 - Capgemini Introduces First Integrated LIMS/ERP as-a-Service Solution to Help Laboratories Harness Supply Chain Data

Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS is core informatics solution that powers new offering to enable laboratories to turn supply chain data into actionable business insights.Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced the industry's first laboratory information management system (LIMS) and ERP as-a-service solution in collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific.

03/09/2015 - ACD/Labs Announces Solution for Open-Access Workflows at Pittcon

Answering the growing end-user and IT demand for interface simplicity and seamless deployment, informatics provider ACD/Labs announced a new web-enabled ACD/Spectrus Portal to extend its ACD/Spectrus analytical and chemical laboratory intelligence platform.

03/09/2015 - Agilent Technologies Announces Major University Client for Informatics Software

Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that Tufts University has adopted its OpenLAB software suite for enterprise data acquisition, management and sharing among researchers on the university’s three Massachusetts campuses.

03/05/2015 - Rockwell Automation Center for the Connected Enterprise at INTERPHEX 2015 Showcases Smart Manufacturing in Practice

International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), the premier pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing event, today announced the Rockwell Automation Center for The Connected Enterprise will be offering educational sessions during INTERPHEX 2015, April 21-23.

03/04/2015 - Freezerworks Begins Beta-Testing Its Latest Software Upgrade

In February 2015, Freezerworks, a Division of Dataworks Development, Inc., began beta testing a major upgrade for its laboratory sample management software of the same name. After almost a year of designing, creating, and testing the new product, the company has invited several clients from around the world to their headquarters to help perform additional tests. Freezerworks believes this process will help improve the upgrade as well as reinforce their connection with customer and industry needs.

03/04/2015 - RURO Releases FreezerPro® version 6.2

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider, released FreezerPro® version 6.2 – the latest update to the bestselling commercial-off-the-shelf sample management system. The FreezerPro® reputation is that of a quick and easy method to gain better control of sample inventory related work. With the latest version, RURO engineering has enhanced the system’s support for those customers who rely on import to move large amounts of sample records.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

02/09/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System Software

Maraton County Heath Department, Wisconsin - Laboratory Information Management System Software
 Upcoming Events

05/18/2015 - [inform] 2015 - Waters' Premier Informatics Users' Conference

Premier conference featuring innovative solutions for laboratory data management. Case study presentations will deliver specific examples of how Waters' software can expedite your workflow, allowing you to act on results faster.

04/21/2015 - INTERPHEX 2015

NTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), is the single source for complete biopharmaceutical manufacturing solutions to safely and cost effectively process all dosage forms for life-enhancing drugs. It brings over 12,000 global pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals together with 600+ suppliers through a unique combination of exhibition, education, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events.
 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.

 Upcoming Webcasts

03/19/2015 - Current Concepts and Challenges in Cloud Compliance

Gain an understanding of cloud concepts, associated regulatory challenges, and suggestions for consideration when establishing a cloud based system
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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