July 01, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 25


In This Issue


Join the LIMS Jobs Group at Linkedin.com and build your professional network

A new LIMS professional network group has been formed at Linkedin.com.  Be sure to join this group by visiting: http://www.limsjobs.com.

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

06/22/2009 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

City of Boca Raton, Florida - RFP for Laboratory Information Management System Software with implementation services, training and support.
 Recent News

06/30/2009 - Phase Forward Customer GlaxoSmithKline Signs Multi-Year Agreements

Phase Forward, a leading provider of data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety, today announced that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has signed multi-year, multi-million dollar contracts covering Licensing and Study Support Services. GSK and Phase Forward also have a multi-year agreement in place for hosting services

06/30/2009 - LabVantage® to Acquire Life Technologies’ SQL*LIMS® Business

LabVantage Solutions, Inc. will acquire Life Technologies Corporation’s SQL*LIMS business, uniting the premier thin-client LIMS, SAPPHIRE™, with a significant global footprint of experienced LIMS professionals

06/30/2009 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins Prestigious Microsoft Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Innovation Award in Informatics for Second Consecutive Year

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has been named the winner of the Microsoft Corporation 2009 Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Innovation Award in the Discovery and Product Innovation category, for the second consecutive year.

06/29/2009 - ISRS18, Edmonton - PET and RadioPharmacy LIMS

Autoscribe and Zumatrix will be exhibiting their new PET and RadioPharmacy LIMS products at ISRS18, Edmonton July 13-16, 2009. Stop by Booth 18 for your personal demonstration or to request further information.

06/29/2009 - CLC bio Reveals Biocomputing Solution at ISMB 2009 in Stockholm

Today, at the 17th international conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) and 8th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) in Stockholm, Sweden, CLC bio has revealed their first turnkey biocomputing solution for analyzing and visualizing Next Generation Sequencing data, called CLC Genomics Machine.

06/29/2009 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. to Present and Exhibit at the 2009 Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Conference!

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL), a premier supplier of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), will be exhibiting new features in Sample Master® Pro LIMS, Sample Master® Result Point™, Sample Master® Windows PDA Mobile Integration and much more at the VA AWWA/ VWEA's 2009 Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Conference. The 15th Annual GLP Conference will be held August 3rd- 4th, 2009 at the Omni Hotel in Charlottesville, VA.

06/26/2009 - IDBS Acquires InforSense to Provide End-to-End Solutions for Research & Development Data Management

IDBS, a leading provider of innovative data management solutions to multinational R&D organizations, today announced that it has concluded an unconditional agreement to acquire InforSense Ltd (InforSense), a company providing award-winning scientific and business intelligence (BI) technologies, in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition will complete in July.

06/25/2009 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Delivers Enterprise-Wide Connectivity with Integration Manager – an Enterprise Level Data Transformation Tool

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, introduces Integration Manager™ - a flexible, powerful data transformation tool for automated data acquisition and point-to-point data distribution across the enterprise.
 Upcoming Webcasts

07/21/2009 - Webcast: An ELN that Works the Way you Do

This complimentary webcast highlights a simple yet powerful concept for creating an ELN that delivers the full benefits of automation while still supporting the processes and the process documentation that currently exist in the laboratory environment.

07/07/2009 - Webcast: Getting More Out of Your LIMS investment

Join Labtronics on July 7th or July 9th and find out how improved instrument data management can lead to "Getting More out of Your LIMS investment".
 Upcoming Events

11/17/2009 - Reach the Life Science Research and Laboratory Science Community at BioConference Live, First of its Kind Virtual Event Slated for November 17-19, 2009

For the first time, the worldwide community of life science research and laboratory scientists, researchers, and professionals will come together at an online conference called BioConference Live to be held from November 17 to 19, 2009.

10/27/2009 - L.A.B. Exhibition and Conference, 27–29 October 2009, NEC, Birmingham, UK.

Following the debut event in 2007, Leipziger Messe announced that L.A.B. - the trade fair and conference for analysis, bio and laboratory equipment in the UK – will be held for the second time from 27–29 October 2009 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham.

09/21/2009 - Metabolic Diseases Drug Discovery & Development

IQPC’s Metabolic Diseases Program is designed to bring together valuable case studies, lessons learned and best practices in the forms of panel session in drug discovery and development.

09/14/2009 - Product Enhancement Technologies in Pharmaceutical Life-Cycle Management

Pharma Life Cycle will focus on designing and implanting patent strategies aligning to product life cycle management, benchmarking your organization by listening to major case studies and discovering novel techniques in life cycle management such as co-crystalization and new drug development methods, among many other topics. Hear From Wyeth, Abbott Laboratories, Merck and Co., IMPAX Pharmaceuticals, PTC Therapeutics and many others

08/18/2009 - Thermo Fisher Scientific – Laboratory Informatics Symposium 2009 – Mining Industry in Brazil

Thermo Fisher Scientific will host it’s 2009 Laboratory Informatics Symposium (LIS) in Brazil. The symposium will focus on the specific data management requirements of the mining industry and will include presentations from leading mining services organization Sao Paolo-based Interfusao.

07/19/2009 - AACC/CSCC 2009 Annual Meeting

Join thousands of your peers as we return to Chicago – July 19-23 – for the 2009 AACC/CSCC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo. You'll be able to design an education program that suits your individual professional needs.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

The following is a real-time aggregated list of LIMS jobs pulled from job sites all over the Internet. The list is kept up to date in nearly real time.

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

LIMSfinder.com is pleased to announce an improved job board that combines both LIMS and Laboratory Career opportunities. The service is free for our member sponsors and all job seekers. The new job board offers a job search feature and allows for posting of Featured Jobs for less than $1 per day. Candidates can also subscribe to our weekly newsletter that highlights all of the Featured and Sponsored job openings.
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