September 01, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 33


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/09/2010 - Request for Proposal - Veterinary Laboratory Information Management System

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Standardization of Thermo Scientific Nautilus LIMS at Wockhardt UK Delivers Improved Laboratory Efficiencies and GMP Compliance

Wockhardt UK is a diverse pharmaceuticals company created from the merger of CP Pharmaceuticals and the Wallis Laboratory. Its FDA-approved manufacturing facility adopted a laboratory information management system (LIMS) as part of its continuous focus on quality. The company selected Thermo Scientific Nautilus LIMS(TM) to improve efficiencies and ensure GMP compliance within its UK-based manufacturing facility.
 Upcoming Webcasts

09/29/2010 - ATL Webcast: Introducing ATL TITAN™

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host a webcast on September 29, 2010 to introduce ATL TITAN™ - the next generation in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and chemical inventory management.

09/22/2010 - Disappointed with your LIMS? Learn the key steps to improve your lab performance for 2011

CSols Webinar: Disappointed with your LIMS? Want to improve its performance and not sure which direction to take? This webinar will teach you the key steps to evaluate and select the best solution for your lab.
 Recent News

08/31/2010 - Geospiza and SAIC-Frederick Collaborate to Accelerate Cancer Research with PacBio RS

Geospiza and Maryland-based SAIC-Frederick Inc. are collaborating to adapt Geospiza’s software platform to a new generation of rapid, high-resolution gene sequencing technology to potentially accelerate cancer research and help develop new treatments.

08/31/2010 - IN/US Systems re-brands as LabLogic

IN/US Systems Inc, manufacturer of the Beta-RAM radio detector, has changed its name to LabLogic Systems Inc, bringing it into line with radio-chromatography software specialist LabLogic Systems Ltd, by which it was acquired three years ago.

08/31/2010 - Innovative LIMS solution reduces running costs by offering new rental option

To remove the barrier of the high cost associated with Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) applications London-based start-up company, Two Fold Software Limited, is now offering a ‘rental payment option’ for the company’s new, easy-to-use Qualoupe LIMS solution that offers major productivity gains, improved quality management and reporting flexibility.

08/30/2010 - KIKA Clinical Solutions Releases Veracity™ 3.10, Newest Version of its Advanced EDC Platform for Clinical Trial Management

KIKA™ Clinical Solutions continues to drive EDC technology innovation with Veracity™ 3.10, the latest release of its market-leading, advanced EDC platform. KIKA is the leading provider of advanced EDC solutions for Clinical Asset Management™ for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device markets.

08/26/2010 - New Version of Matrix Software is Windows 7 Compatible

Autoscribe has just released version 5.2.7 of its highly configurable Matrix Gemini software. This latest version has been tested on the current version of the Windows platform to confirm it’s compatibility with Windows 7.

08/26/2010 - IDBS Acquires Quantrix to Provide Integrated Business Intelligence and Modeling Solutions to a Global Customer Base

IDBS, the leading worldwide provider of data management and analytics solutions to R&D and healthcare organizations, today announced that it has concluded an agreement to acquire Quantrix, an award-winning company that provides business modeling and analytics software and services.

08/26/2010 - New Literature Available for Autoscribe’s Biobank and Biorepository Management Software

Autoscribe has released a new brochure describing the use of their highly configurable Matrix Tracker software for biobank and biorepository applications. The software can be used to help track and trace the ever increasing number of bio-specimens (tissue, fluids, DNA samples, slides etc.) stored in bio-banks and bio-repositories.

08/25/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins Coveted Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award for Third Consecutive Year

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is a winner of Microsoft Corporation’s Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2010, for the third consecutive year. The award recognizes best-in-class companies for their innovative use of Microsoft-based solutions.

08/25/2010 - EasierTech Software, First in United States to Develop Software to Track Dangerous Chemicals for Universities

Software Helps Higher Education Institutions Comply with New Federal Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
 Upcoming Events

09/28/2010 - Probe Discovery and Ion Channel Targets - co-located events

09/27/2010 - ELNs: Advanced Laboratory Solutions

09/26/2010 - AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition

09/20/2010 - BioProcess International(TM) Conference & Exhibition

09/19/2010 - IICS 2010: 22nd International Ion Chromatography Symposium

09/14/2010 - 2nd Successful eCTD Lifecycle Management

09/14/2010 - RNAi & miRNA Europe, Advances in qPCR, Epigenetics Europe and Genomics Automation Europe - co-located events

09/12/2010 - American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) 38th Annual Workshop and Symposium

09/08/2010 - Pharmaceutical Distribution 2010

09/08/2010 - Mass Spec 2010

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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