April 23, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 15


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

05/28/2014 - Autoscribe - How to Buy a LIMS webinar

Autoscribe, a leading developer of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), has announced it will be running a series of three free �How to Buy a LIMS� webinars on 26th March, 23rd April and 28th May 2014. With over 60 years of practical management experience specifying and delivering successful LIMS solutions to any laboratory in any industry, Autoscribe has designed these webinars to provide information that will help keep anyone considering purchasing a LIMS on track, avoid some of the pitfalls and find the right solution to fit the specific needs.

Professional advice to manage the efficiency of your lab

If you will sit and start making a list of things which are keeping your lab from being productive the list will go quite a long. There are so many electronic deliverable which can manage the data of your lab to make it more productive.

Productivity Is A Must When Managing The Efficiency Of Your Lab

Think of all the features and characteristics that may be keeping your lab from being as productive as possible. The list could be extremely long. In today’s lab environment these aren’t roadblocks but are merely challenges. At the highest level, what you are likely faced with is too much manual work for your staff and some operational processes that are inefficient or time consuming.
 Recent News

04/22/2014 - Biocom Selects TransPerfect for E-Clinical Technology and Translation Services

TransPerfect, a leading provider of language services and e-clinical solutions to the life sciences industry, today announced a new partnership with Biocom. Through the multi-year agreement, Biocom members will receive discounted rates on TransPerfect’s full suite of services and technology solutions, including virtual data room (VDR) and electronic trial master file (eTMF) platform Trial Interactive.

04/17/2014 - Selerant Launches Regulatory Compliance Cloud Service for the Food Industry Online Regulatory Issue Database

Selerant (selerant.com) announced today that it has launched a new online subscription service at compliancecloud.selerant.com. This new service provides immediate access to thousands of food legislation records, news and alerts that are vital to ensure safety and compliance of food products.

04/16/2014 - Research and Markets: Global Laboratory Information Systems (LIS / LIMS) Market 2017 - Clinical Laboratory Software and Hardware, Drug Discovery Systems

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/trkb23/laboratory) has announced the addition of the "Laboratory Information Systems (LIS / LIMS) Markets - Clinical Laboratory Software and Hardware, Drug Discovery Systems" report to their offering.

04/16/2014 - LIMS Configured And Implemented Within 3 Months

A new case study has been published by Autoscribe (http://tinyurl.com/pkl8d4h), which highlights how its Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) was configured and implemented in just 3 months at global paper supplier, Glatfelter. Glatfelter’s corporate analytical services group offers a wide range of analytical capabilities with some 15 instruments available. The laboratory performs multiple functions ranging from product development and process improvements to environmental analyses.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

04/18/2014 - Sources Sought - Laboratory Automation System

Agency: Department of the Navy, Office: Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Navy Drug Screening Laboratory - Great Lakes is interested in automating some or its entire sample accessioning process.

04/02/2014 - Solicitation - Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

Furnish all required services to install Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS Support for Pine Bluff Arsenal.
 Upcoming Events

06/16/2014 - ELNs, Data Analytics and Knowledge Management Summit

EDKM is the only meeting in the US that provides answers and real user case studyexperiences in laboratory informatics systems. Although the pharma industry have been implementing these systems for over 15 years, other industries such as food and beverage, fast consumer goods and cosmetic industries have also started to implement these systems into their laboratories with the hope of not only becoming a ‘paperless lab’ but to manage their data in the most effectiveand efficient way possible.

06/10/2014 - 2014 Lab Trends Conference

This premiere event comes backed by 50 years of Laboratory Equipment® expertise and leadership in the laboratory market. The Lab Trends Conference will focus on: Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, and Environmental Laboratories. The Lab Trends Conference offers unmatched opportunities to learn from and network with knowledgeable industry professionals who are attuned to the needs and challenges faced by researchers, scientists, and engineers.
 Upcoming Webcasts

04/29/2014 - To Validate or Not To Validate: A Daily Question for the Pharmaceutical Scientist

This 90-minute webinar will outline the common deficiencies in relation to method validation, for pharmaceutical products, outline regulatory requirements and the change control process needed to stay in compliance.

04/29/2014 - Understanding ISO 13485 vs. ISO 9001 for Successful QMS in Medical Device Industries

This presentation will help you to understand ISO 13485 and implement a successful quality management system, comparing it to ISO 9001 and FDA & European Union requirements.
 LIMS Blog Postings

All new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released on-line for 2013/14

The new on-line edition of the LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide (http://www.limsbook.com) has just been released today with over double the number of listed vendor products from the 2012 edition. The guide provides a catalog of the industry's top tier vendors with product pricing information and technical details to allow you to compare LIMS/LIS and ELN products. The guide also contains a LIMSpec on each listed product with even more technical details as well as product demonstration videos.

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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