June 26, 2007      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 5, Issue 26


In This Issue


LIMSfinder.com is proud to announce Thermo Fisher Scientific as a premier sponsor

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, enabling customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With an annual revenue rate of more than $9 billion, Thermo Scientific employs 30,000 people and serves over 350,000 customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, clinical diagnostic labs, research institutions and government agencies, as well as environmental and industrial process settings. Thermo Scientific helps solve analytical challenges from routine testing to complex research and discovery. Thermo Scientific offers customers a complete range of high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents.
 LIMS Blog Postings

The best LIMS is the one you don't use

Change is hard for everyone, whether it is in your personal life or your work life and lets not even talk about that video game called Second Life (SL). Change is good if you are getting rid of work, pointless if you are substituting one set of work for another and bad if it adds more work to your daily life in the lab.
 Recent News

06/22/2007 - PerkinElmer LABWORKS Green™ Provides Biofuels Industry Turnkey Solution For Laboratory Information Management

PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, today announced the introduction of a new Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) designed specifically for the growing biofuels industry.

06/21/2007 - Symyx Announces Software Releases for Process and Formulations Electronic Lab Notebooks

Symyx Technologies, Inc., a global leader in helping companies maximize the effectiveness and success of their R&D programs, today announced new software releases for its Process and Formulations electronic lab notebooks (ELN). The new releases support both cumulative and pre-blend formulation types. These software products are available immediately.

06/21/2007 - GenoLogics Announces Bioinformatics Partnership with Illumina

GenoLogics, a leading developer of lab and data management software solutions for life sciences research, today announced that it has penned an agreement with Illumina, Inc. to become a technology partner and participant in IlluminaConnect, a bioinformatics software program established by Illumina to advance data integration and analysis among the life science community.

06/21/2007 - European Electronic Lab Notebook Market Demand Set To Increase Due To Introduction Of Specific Solutions

Research and Markets has announced the addition of “European Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN) Market” to their offering.

06/21/2007 - STARLIMS Announces $1.1 Million Contract with Global Energy Company

STARLIMS Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of laboratory information management systems (LIMS), today announced a $1.1 million contract with a global energy company. The contract covers licenses for the web-based STARLIMS software, as well as implementation services and five years of maintenance.

06/20/2007 - cGMP Informatics Meeting Highlights Integration of VelQuest's GMP Electronic Notebook System with Commercial LIMS, ERP and CDS Systems

QC Lab Benefits Yielded 20%+ Cost Reductions and 50%+ Reductions in Data Review and Approval Cycle Times

06/20/2007 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - Los Angeles July Courses

These courses are provided in Los Angeles, CA in July; San Jose in August; Chicago in September; Pittsburgh in October; Atlanta in November; Orlando in December. A 2008 calendar is available.

06/19/2007 - ChemSW's CISPro Inventory Solution Offers Unique Functionality for Meeting New Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standard 6 CFR Part 27

Ability to download DHS Chemicals of Interest list and flag over-limit chemicals in inventory enables organizations to quickly and easily comply with new standard
 Upcoming Events

07/26/2007 - Strategies and Advances in STABILITY TESTING

07/15/2007 - 59th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

07/15/2007 - American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

07/15/2007 - Georgia Association of Water Professionals - 2007 Annual Meeting

07/14/2007 - Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association - 2007 Annual Meeting

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

06/25/2007 - Invitation to Bid - Comprehensive Materials and Field Testing Services

06/25/2007 - Combine Solicitation - Sampling and Laboratory Analysis of Chromium Metal

06/18/2007 - Presolicitation Notice - State Laboratory Services for Antimicrobial Testing and Method Development Support

05/29/2007 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information System (LIMS)

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