May 18, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 20


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/13/2010 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee - Request for Proposal for a Laboratory Information Management System

04/16/2010 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information System (LIS)

Government of the Northwest Territories - Implementation of a territory wide Laboratory Information System (LIS) to replace the existing systems.
 Upcoming Webcasts

06/23/2010 - ATL Webcast: Key Points to Consider When Looking for a LIMS

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host a free, informational webcast on June 23, 2010 entitled "Key Points to Consider When Looking for a LIMS". This event is ideal for laboratory or QA/QC managers in the water & wastewater, environmental, food & beverage, energy, manufacturing (product/material testing), agriculture, life science, biotechnology and public health sectors. Register today!!

06/16/2010 - I have a LIMS – Why do I need ELN?

Webinar: Have questions about ELN...Join our webinar to discuss the pros and cons of integrating ELN with LIMS to help make a better decision for your Lab.

05/25/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Webcast: Go Paperless in 3 Days

Join Labtronics on May 25th or 27th and learn how your laboratory can go paperless - in just 3 days. This complimentary webcast from Labtronics introduces a revolutionary new process that takes your laboratory from paper to paperless in just 3 days. It's fast, it's easy and it's guaranteed.

05/19/2010 - Leveraging Various Tools and Strategies for LIMS Validation Projects

Webinar: Enhance the chance for success during your LIMS Validation project by taking these steps ahead of time.
 Recent News

05/17/2010 - Evotec AG implements ConturELN Contur Software's Enterprise ELN system

Contur Software is pleased to announce that Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT; TecDAX), a leading provider in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs, has selected ConturELN as their Enterprise ELN. The electronic lab notebook system from Contur was chosen after a thorough selection process.

05/17/2010 - Sapio Sciences Exemplar LIMS 4.0 Released

Sapio Sciences is pleased to announce that it has released Exemplar LIMS version 4.0. With the 4.0 release, Exemplar extends its lead in configurability and flexibility.

05/17/2010 - Infection Surveillance Module Added to Medici Software; Instant Reports Boost Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

Asolva (, a leading provider of healthcare data analytics and reporting systems, has added a package of infection surveillance tools to Medici, its clinical information management system. The package will assist pharmacists, physicians and other infection preventionists in tracking and maximizing their antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs).

05/14/2010 - Agilent Technologies Completes Acquisition of Varian, Inc., Marking Historic Milestone for Two Silicon Valley Pioneers

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that its acquisition of scientific-equipment maker Varian, Inc. is now final, positioning Agilent as a leading provider of analytical instrumentation to the applied and life sciences markets. Agilent paid approximately $1.5 billion in cash for Varian in a deal that brings together two Silicon Valley pioneers.

05/12/2010 - Waters Introduces Industry-First Laboratory Asset Management Service Powered by Empower Database Systems

Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today introduced Empower™ Driven Services, an innovative service program that provides Waters® Empower customers with invaluable analytics needed to make enterprise-level decisions regarding laboratory utilization. Empower Driven Services integrates instrument services and laboratory intelligence analytics from customers' Empower database to optimize customer resources through continuous improvement and superior lifecycle asset management.

05/12/2010 - Tripos Releases Next Generation Molecular Modeling Suite, SYBYL-X 1.1

Tripos®, a leading provider of drug discovery informatics products and services, today announced the release and general availability of SYBYL-X Version 1.1. This new release focuses on enhancing research productivity for scientists in the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, flavors and fragrances, and related industries, featuring faster navigation, new menus and toolbars, and new ways to approach life science molecular discovery projects

05/12/2010 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - Public 2010 PACS Short Courses and Testing and Consulting Services

Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) Public 2010 PACS Short Courses and Testing and Consulting Services - PACS provides testing, consulting, and training services. Most short courses can be provided at the client's time and place. Monthly Schedule 2010 PACS Short Courses - On-site Courses Available

05/12/2010 - BIOTECHNICA 2010: From Biomedicine Industry to the Future of Our Food

BIOTECHNICA 2010 is open for business in Hannover from 5 to 7 October, with new focus topics and more wide-ranging coverage. “Those in search of current trends, new ideas and inspiration need look no further than BIOTECHNICA”, says Stephan Ph. Kühne, who sits on the Board of Management at Deutsche Messe AG in Hannover. “Here businesses meet new customers and commercial partners for their products and solutions, ideas find investors and the latest scientific findings reach a broad professional audience”.

05/11/2010 - Big pharma will benefit from new ADME LIMS

A ‘Top 10’ pharmaceutical company is one of the first to implement Debra 5.7.7, the latest release of LabLogic Systems’ LIMS for drug metabolism studies. Recent developments in the software, in particular the new Protein Binding and Pooling modules, will bring efficiency improvements to the company’s research centres in Switzerland and the USA, which have been using Debra 5.4 since 2002.
 Upcoming Events

06/30/2010 - Clinically Relevant Drug Transporters

06/22/2010 - Beyond Sequencing: Strategies for Success

06/14/2010 - Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine

06/08/2010 - Advances in Antibody and Peptide Therapeutics

06/08/2010 - Cancer Proteomics

05/25/2010 - PAT and Quality by Design for Biopharmaceuticals 2010

05/25/2010 - Lab-on-a-Chip European Congress

05/25/2010 - Single Cell Analysis Congress

05/25/2010 - Advances in Microarray Technology

05/25/2010 - Advances in BioDetection Technologies

05/23/2010 - 110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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