June 09, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 22


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/28/2010 - Request For Information

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is seeking information on a LIMS to stream-line its Technical Services laboratory's sample processing

05/24/2010 - Request for Proposal - Crime Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

The City of Columbus, Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Police is seeking bids through this Request for Proposal (RFP) to acquire and implement a laboratory information management system (LIMS) for use by the Columbus Police Crime Laboratory.

05/24/2010 - Request for Information - Biorepository LIMS System

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (the "University") is seeking information from entities who currently provide Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This LIMS is for the Conquering Diseases Biorepository Core

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

Sakhalin Energy Utilizes Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS for Largest Russian LNG Project Ever

Sakhalin Energy is bringing onstream one of the largest integrated oil and gas projects in the world in Russia’s Far East. The Sakhalin II Project combines partnership incorporating the recovery, production and transportation of oil and liquefi ed natural gas (LNG). Sakhalin Energy standardized on Thermo Scientifi c SampleManager LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) for use in its main laboratory located at its LNG plant/oil export terminal (OET), as well as in upstream satellite laboratories throughout Sakhalin Energy.
 LIMS Blog Postings

SaaS / Cloud Computing for laboratories has gone mainstream

CloudComputing for the Laboratory In the last 12 months, Cloud Computing in business and government has taken off like a rocket.  More and more companies, government agencies, health care institutions and financial institutions are turning to Cloud Computing for not only their “Line-of-Business” applications but for their entire IT infrastructure.  Now the laboratory and scientific industries are embracing Cloud Computing at an even faster pace.  You will start to see more and more articles and case studies on the use of Cloud Computing and SaaS (Software as a Service) for the laboratory.

 Recent News

06/07/2010 - Mississippi State Department of Public Health Laboratory chooses ApolloLIMS from Common Cents Systems, Inc.

The Mississippi State Department of Public Health Laboratory (MS-PHL) has selected Common Cents Systems’ ApolloLIMS to replace their existing LIMS system. As the top tier laboratory in the Mississippi state system, MS-PHL is responsible for a myriad of testing protocols covering a wide range of health needs: Infectious disease surveillance, communicable disease, emerging pathogens, seasonal and pandemic influenza, and bio-terrorism.

06/03/2010 - IDBS Streamlines Report Generation and Validation with 'One-Click' Publishing

IDBS, the leading worldwide provider of research data management and analytics solutions to R&D organizations, today announced innovative new one-click Microsoft® Word publishing functionality in its E-WorkBook Suite. One-click publishing capabilities enable rapid generation of complex reports, particularly those requiring regulatory compliance, including investigational new drug (IND) reports, new drug applications (NDAs), biologics license applications (BLAs), study reports, and validation reports.

06/03/2010 - Autoscribe’s Matrix Tracker solves Bio-banking and Bio-repository Issues

Tracking and tracing bio-specimens within a bio-banking facility requires many issues to be considered during a projects lifetime. Autoscribe Ltd have addressed many of the issues during the implementation and maintenance of existing systems and are able to help your organization meet it's requirements with their configurable Matrix Tracker and LIMS products.

06/02/2010 - Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients Available via CambridgeSoft

CambridgeSoft Corporation, a leading provider of knowledge enterprise solutions, today announced the availability of an online structure- and substructure-searchable version of The Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients, which is jointly published by the American Pharmacists Association and Pharmaceutical Press, publications division of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPS).

05/28/2010 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) to Exhibit and Present at ISMB

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) is pleased to be exhibiting and presenting at the 18th annual international conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) at Booth #3 in Boston, MA on July 11 - 13th, 2010!
 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS / LIS / Case Management for Medical Examiners

The ideal LIMS for Medical Examiners - The following demonstration provides details on 11 scenarios of use of LIMS in Forensic Medical Examiner offices.

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the Enterprise Software needs of the modern Pharmaceutical Laboratory. Today’s challenge for the diversified pharmaceutical laboratory is to find a comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides not only LIMS functionality but an Electronic Laboratory Notebook, Enterprise Content Management and a wide variety of functions for personnel management, asset management, instrument interfacing and much more, all within the context of being validated and fully compliant with 21 CFR part 11.
 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.
 Upcoming Events

07/08/2010 - AgriGenomics World Congress

06/30/2010 - Clinically Relevant Drug Transporters

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

06/19/2010 - 35th International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques

06/14/2010 - Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine

06/14/2010 - Global Pharma Authentication

06/14/2010 - Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies

06/13/2010 - 46 Annual DIA Meeting

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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