December 20, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 48


In This Issue

 Recent News

12/20/2012 - RURO Introduces the FreezerPro® ColdTrack RFID Kit

RURO, Inc., a leading developer of innovative research productivity tools, is pleased to offer the FreezerPro ColdTrack RFID Kit, a fully integrated RFID solution for labs of any size specializing in the collection and management of frozen samples.

12/20/2012 - Sartorius Stedim Biotech Expands PAT Software Portolio for Optimization of Biopharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Processes

Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international pharmaceutical and biotech supplier, has entered into a global sales partnership with Umetrics AB, a Swedish software manufacturer. Umetrics is a highly specialized, leading provider of chemometrics software worldwide for modeling and optimizing biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing processes.

12/19/2012 - Value and Vigor: The 2012 SLAS Annual Report

December 2012 marks the Society for Laboratory Automation’s (SLAS’s) thirtieth month as a scientific community. To recognize this milestone, the 2012 SLAS Annual Report by SLAS CEO Gregory F. Dummer, C.A.E., is now available for review at the SLAS Electronic Laboratory Neighborhood e-zine at

12/19/2012 - PACS Courses at PittCon

PACS will provide short courses and technical presentations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at PittCon conference in March 2013.

12/16/2012 - The Wercs Automates GreenScreen™ Methodology

Organizations aiming to market safer chemicals and chemical formulations—or avoid regulatory challenges—can now automatically assess their ingredients against industry-accepted health and environmental data.

12/13/2012 - ChemSW's Safety Inspection Live Wins OHS 2012 New Product of the Year Award

ChemSW's new Safety Inspection Live;® solution has been awarded the best new EHS Software product of the year by Occupational Health & Safety magazine. The annual award program recognizes outstanding new products in the industrial hygiene marketplace. Safety Inspection Live is ChemSW's latest solution for Environmental Health & Safety professionals and enables users to record safety inspections using their smartphone, tablet, or laptop to manage safety data in real-time.

12/13/2012 - Agilent Technologies' New Pathway Architect Software to Include SRI International's BioCyc Pathway Database Collection

Agilent Technologies Inc. and SRI International today announced they have signed a licensing agreement to offer laboratory research customers a package that combines Agilent's latest release of GeneSpring GX, GeneSpring NGS, Mass Profiler Professional and Pathway Architect version 12.5 with SRI International's complete BioCyc Pathway Database Collection.

12/13/2012 - Registration for Mercury 2013 is now open!

The organisers of the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (Mercury 2013) have announced that online visitor registration for the conference is now available at

12/12/2012 - Three New Representatives Elected to the SLAS Board of Directors

Members of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) elected three new representatives to serve on the SLAS Board of Directors for three-year terms effective January 1, 2013.

12/12/2012 - Blaze Systems Announces strategic partnership with KineMatic to provide ELN-LIMS-SDMS-CDS-Instrument integration

Blaze Systems, creator of the BlazeLIMS and BlazeLink suite of laboratory informatics products and KineMatik, creator of the eNovator Suite of R&D software products and the leading provider of Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) announces a strategic alliance and reseller agreement.
 Upcoming Events

01/12/2013 - 2nd Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition

Why should you take part in SLAS2013 – the 2nd Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition? Because it’s where 4,500 of the best global laboratory science and technology minds -- innovative scientists, engineers, researchers and technologists from academic, government and commercial laboratories -- come together to learn, explore and gain repeatable inspiration from leaders in the field.

01/08/2013 - 10th Annual High-Content Analysis Conference

10th Annual High-Content Analysis Conference | January 8-11, 2013 | The most comprehensive coverage of HCA applications and technologies
 Upcoming Webcasts

12/21/2012 - FDA Enforcement and Your Compliance Program

 LIMS Buyers Guide

2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide Available for Download

We have finished the release of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide. This new edition provides an updated list of the leading LIMS companies and products along with pricing information for each.Also, new for 2012, we have scoured Youtube and the vendors sites to find product demonstrations of their LIMS software. For each vendor that has product demos, we have posted the links to those demonstrations. The vendors are listed in the order of most demos to least number of demos.To download a free copy of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide, visit:
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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