June 29, 2016      Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 14, Issue 26


In This Issue

 Event Focus

July 25-27, 2016: 12th Laboratory Informatics Summit

A Comprehensive Discussion on Informatics from Genomics, R&D, Clinical, Quality, and Manufacturing Perspectives to Address Top Industry Challenges! This interactive program will allow for a higher level of discussion on how a more robust informatics structure can lead directly to increased R&D efficiency, faster & more effective clinical trials, reduced downtime in production, and most importantly, more time to focus on innovation when your data is accessed and analyzed with ease.
 The LIMS Book

Information Competencies for Research Staff

Information Competencies for Research Staff

limsbookThe LIMSwiki has posted a new book from the wikibooks collection that we think many research labs will find useful. The book identifies the skills and knowledge that research staff should develop to successfully navigate the scientific and chemical literature as a research chemist.

Click Here to download your copy

The book is published as a free, open access book that can be downloaded as an ebook, read on-line or purchased in printed book form from PediaPress. Please share this book with all research staff that make use of peer reviewed literature and are responsible for publishing peer reviewed papers.


The Benefits of Expert LIMS Solution Design

Think back to a time when you first learned to do anything new. Chances are it took longer than expected and the resulting product was less than prize worthy. However, once experience and expertise had been attained, the time it took to accomplish those same tasks had diminished while the quality had markedly improved.
 Recent News

06/29/2016 - Autoscribe Informatics appoints distributor for France, Italy & Switzerland

Autoscribe Informatics has appointed Ritme as its distributor for the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) in France, Italy and Switzerland. Ritme has been selling scientific software and offering software support since 1989, with the prime objective of helping its customers make the best use of their software solutions.

06/28/2016 - MATLAB Simplifies Control System Design and Analysis

MathWorks today announced new and updated apps for analysis and design of control systems. As part of Release 2016a, Control System Toolbox now offers a Control System Tuner app that allows engineers to automatically tune SISO or MIMO control systems in MATLAB and Simulink.

06/28/2016 - DSS, Inc. Releases New Version of Open Source EHR, vxVistA, to Healthcare IT Community

Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.), a leading provider of health information technology (HIT) solutions for federal, private and public healthcare organizations, today announced the release of the latest vxVistA Open Source electronic health record (EHR) version 15.0 under Apache 2.0 license.

06/27/2016 - Agilent Technologies to Acquire Assets of iLab Solutions, Leader in Cloud-Based Laboratory Management Software

Agilent Technologies Inc. and iLab Solutions, LLC today announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Agilent will acquire substantially all of the assets of iLab, a cloud-based solution for core laboratory management.

06/22/2016 - Agfa HealthCare Collaborates with IBM and Watson to Advance Cognitive Imaging

Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence complements its initiatives on Enterprise Imaging, Big Data and Clinical Analytics, to provide an e-Health platform for Integrated Care and Population Health Management.

06/22/2016 - Khemia Softare is at the Virginia Water Environment Association Lab Practices Conference

Please stop by and see Khemia Software (www.khemia.com) at the VA AWWA/VWEA Lab Practices Conference - July 25, 2016 - July 26, 2016
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

DUE JULY 8, 2016: Request for Proposals-Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

DUE JULY 15, 2016: Request for Proposal - Online Laboratory Information Management LIMS System

Three Grant Opportunities for Laboratory Data Exchange - Application Deadlines June 20th and July 8th

DUE JULY 22, 2016: Request for Proposal - Electronic Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

DUE JULY 8, 2016: Request for Proposal - Public Health Lab Information System

 Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2016: 14th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum

The world’s largest event for temperature-controlled life science supply chains will return this year with extended topic focuses, session formats, speaking faculty and vendor options. Update and adapt your supply chain processes to tackle future challenges and ensure maximum compliance and quality at minimum cost. With constant evolving regulatory requirements across the globe, the 14th Cold Chain – GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum will help your company balance quality, risk and cost to achieve compliance and maintain product integrity. Subscribers of LimsFinder receive 20% off rates with code: 14CCGF_LIMSFINDER

AUGUST 8, 2016: 2016 National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC)

The National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC) is the largest conference focused on environmental measurements in North America! The conference brings together scientists and managers from federal and state agencies, the regulated community, academia, and laboratory and engineering support communities. NEMC features presentations, posters, training, exhibits, and networking opportunities.

JULY 25 - 26, 2016: Virginia AWWA/VWEA Lab Practices Conference

22nd Annual Good Laboratory Practice Conference: This conference is designed to provide the latest information on major issues such as method updates, laboratory accreditation, and new technologies.
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