May 06, 2008      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 6, Issue 20


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

04/28/2008 - 2008 LIMS Seminar Tour Comes to Atlanta on May 20th *** Register Today!!

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. and Microsoft invite you to a free educational seminar on the growing importance of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). Register today!

04/08/2008 - European LIMS Webcast Series

PerkinElmer LABWORKS LIMS is pleased to present a three-part LIMS webcast series for our European customers. The first webcast will air on April 15 and cover basic LIMS functionality. The following two webcasts will highlight LIMS applications for the Chemical/Petrochemical industry and Water/Wastewater industry. Go to to learn more.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/01/2008 - Special Notice - LIMS - Laboratory Information Management System

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is posting a call for laboratory information management system (LIMS) software. Vendors are invited to submit a sample of their software for evaluation at no cost to the Government on or before Friday 9 May 2008.

04/24/2008 - University of California, Davis - Request for Proposal for a Laboratory Information Management System

The California National Primate Research Center at University of California, Davis is soliciting bids from qualified contractors to provide a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the Clinical Laboratory unit. The University shall consider solutions based on off-the-shelf packages and solutions based on a custom coded application.
 Recent News

05/01/2008 - Using the Web to Manage ISO 17025 Calibration Business

Calibration Technology Ltd., Ireland (CTL) works with laboratories to help them optimise the accuracy of their test results by ensuring that their pipettes are precise. CTL was the first dedicated pipette calibration laboratory in Ireland to achieve ISO 17025 accreditation.

05/01/2008 - PerkinElmer Announces New Software for Spectrum Series Spectrometers

PerkinElmer introduced new Spectrum ExpressTM software for the Spectrum™ 100 and Spectrum One series spectrometers. The new software is designed to increase efficiency in laboratory and teaching environments by providing simple, intuitive spectrometer control, data analysis and reporting.

04/30/2008 - Labtronics Ensures Long Term Access to Archived LimsLink Data

Labtronics Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the LimsLink Worksheet Viewer, a new application that provides LimsLink users with long term access to their archived LimsLink data.

04/29/2008 - CLSI Releases Infobase™ 2008

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) recently released the 2008 edition of Infobase™, which is a searchable CD-ROM including over 180 CLSI standards and guidelines for medical testing best practices.

04/29/2008 - Niche Markets Offer Promising Growth Potential in European Markets for Laboratory Information Management Systems

Research and Markets has announced the addition of "European Markets for Laboratory Information Management Systems" to their offering

04/29/2008 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Extends Latin America Network with new Chilean Partner for Informatics

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has established a new partnership with Alta Tecnología to extend its substantial informatics offerings in Chile.

04/29/2008 - Accelrys Releases the SciTegic Enterprise Server™ 7.0 Platform for Scientific Research Informatics

Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACCL), the leading provider of scientific business intelligence software and services, today announced the release of SciTegic Enterprise Server™ 7.0, the premier platform for the integration, analysis, and reporting of scientific data.

04/29/2008 - LabVantage and InforSense Ally to Redefine Enterprise Laboratory Informatics

LabVantage Solutions, Inc, a leading provider of enterprise solutions tailored for leading laboratories and InforSense Ltd., a leading provider of embedded enterprise intelligence, today announced an alliance to integrate the InforSense platform with LabVantage’s flagship SAPPHIRE laboratory information management suite (LIMS) and for LabVantage to resell InforSense along with its SAPPHIRE LIMS.
 Upcoming Events

06/22/2008 - 2008 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

06/17/2008 - 2008 Bio International

06/02/2008 - IBC's BPI Analytical and Quality Summit

06/01/2008 - 56th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry

06/01/2008 - American Society for Microbiology - 108th General Meeting

05/21/2008 - IMACS - International Meeting on Automated Compliance Systems

05/19/2008 - 8th Contract Manufacturing for Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

05/14/2008 - Biological Assay Development & Validation

 Job Postings

Java Developer with LIMS

Laborary Information Systems Manager

Senior QC Manager Direct Hire

LIMS Labware Adminstrator

LIS Implementation Analyst - Toronto

Validation Specialist

Business Development Life Science Sales

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