July 28, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 28


In This Issue


Autoscribe Software Module Assists in Grading Product Batches

Autoscribe Ltd has published information about their Matrix Gemini Grading Module, designed to assist manufacturing companies to classify batches of product by grade or quality.

IDC Report: “SaaS momentum skyrocketing.” SaaS based LIMS subscriptions supports this finding

Revenues for the SaaS market on the whole are projected to grow from $13.1 billion in 2009 to more than $40 billion in 2014
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/26/2010 - Request for Quote - Laboratory Information Management System

US Department of Health and Human Services - Food and Drug Administration

07/15/2010 - Pilot Laboratory Information System (LIS) RFP for Lesotho

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is pleased to announce a new bid opportunity to strengthen laboratory information systems (LIS) at select public health laboratories in the country of Lesotho.
 Upcoming Webcasts

08/18/2010 - Webinar: Smart Instrument Interfacing

CSols invites you to participate in this complimentary webinar to explore LIMS Instrument Interfacing. Participation is limited, and space must be reserved ahead of time.

08/04/2010 - How Accurate Adverse Event Reporting is the Key to Subject Safety of approved drugs

In this Clinical compliance training learn how to assess record and manage the adverse events occurring during conduct of clinical research utilizing human subjects and how to avoid the common mistakes.

08/03/2010 - Auditing vs. monitoring, defining the purpose, application and process

In this Clinical Trial audit training learn risk-based approach to the process of monitoring and auditing clinical trial.

07/28/2010 - The Needs Assessment - First Step to a Successful LIMS Deployment

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host an informational webcast on July 28, 2010 on the topic of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This webcast is entitled The Needs Assessment - First Step to a Successful LIMS Deployment. This event is ideal for laboratory or QA/QC managers in the environmental, water / wastewater, food & beverage, energy, manufacturing (product/material testing), agriculture, life science, biotechnology and public health sectors.
 Recent News

07/28/2010 - CSols Inc. presents a FREE Webinar: Smart Instrument Interfacing - August 18, 2010, 2:00pm EDT

Is your organization seeking a way to maximize it’s investment in LIMS/ELN? Is your lab looking to streamline their sample result input process? If so, you may want to take a look at Instrument Integration. It’s important to understand how the interfacing works, what your options are, as well as how it can save your lab valuable time and money. Please join our discussion as we explore how interfacing instruments with LIMS/ELN can positively impact your organization.

07/27/2010 - Simulations Plus Releases Major Upgrade in ADMET Predictor 5.0

Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, has released a major upgrade for its best-in-class ADMET Predictor™ software for predicting properties of molecules with only their structures as inputs.

07/27/2010 - Illumina Announces Launch of the Eco(TM) Real-Time PCR System

Illumina, Inc. announced today the Eco Real-Time PCR System, a novel platform that promises to extend the access of real-time PCR applications to the individual bench scientist. The Eco system sets new standards in performance and simplicity for qPCR, while offering unprecedented access to a wide range of applications at one-quarter of the price of other commercially available, similarly featured, real-time PCR systems.

07/26/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Highlights Innovations in Clinical Research and Specialty Diagnostics at AACC 2010

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will highlight its innovative offering of products and services for clinical research and specialty diagnostics during the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo held in Anaheim, California, July 25 - 29, 2010

07/23/2010 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. establishes partnership with ANDIA LTDA. to sell LIMS solutions in Colombia

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL), a leading supplier of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), announces that ANDIA LTDA.(ANDIA), a leading supplier of laboratory equipment supplies and solutions, is now an ATL Certified Sales Agent and will market and sell ATL's Sample Master® LIMS and laboratory automation solutions in Colombia.

07/22/2010 - Agilent Technologies and Mississippi State University Team Up to Test Gulf Seafood for Oil Contamination

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) and Mississippi State University (MSU) announced a new analytical method developed by State Chemical Lab scientists at MSU that will be used to test seafood from the Gulf of Mexico for evidence of oil contamination, pending review from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

07/20/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Demonstrates Superiority of Data-Dependent Decision Tree Logic

Combined Intelligent ETD and CID Fragmentation Approaches for Tyrosine Phosphorylation Site Determination Available on the LTQ Orbitrap XL ETD Mass Spectrometer

07/15/2010 - Wales selects InterSystems TrakCare as its National Laboratory System

13th July 2010, InterSystems announce that NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) has selected InterSystems as its National Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) partner. The Welsh Assembly Government funding of £12.1m will be used to implement a single instance of InterSystems TrakCare Lab™.
 Upcoming Events

08/30/2010 - BioProcess International(TM) China

08/24/2010 - Stem Cells Europe/Wold Biobanking Summit/Cellular Therapy Summit

08/18/2010 - 3rd Biobanking Conference

08/16/2010 - Biopharmaceutical Nanotechnology Scientific Forum

08/02/2010 - Partnerships in Clinical Trials Latin America

08/02/2010 - IBC's Drug Discovery & Development Week

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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