June 04, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 20


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

06/18/2014 - The Paperless Lab - A Practical Approach

CSols, Inc. Webinar: CSols, Inc. Webinar: “Paperless Lab” is a popular phrase being tossed around - and generating interest to achieve it - but there are many questions you must ask before diving it, like: Can you truly eliminate all paper in the lab? And should you? This webinar will answer these questions and more.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/19/2014 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System

The City of Charlotte intends to procure a new Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solution to support lab operations within the Charlotte/Mecklenburg Utilities Department (CMUD).
 Recent News

06/04/2014 - Blaze Systems Introduces A PreValidated Offering Of Its BlazeInventory Hosted SaaS Product for GxP Laboratories.

Today Blaze Systems announced the introduction of its hosted SaaS BlazeInventory product in a pre-validatedoffering for GxP laboratories. BlazeInventory manages and tracks laboratory materials including samples, reagents, standards, parts and consumables. In addition BlazeInventory offers high value functionality to also manage instruments, documents such as SOP's, and the creation and tracking of reagents and lab standards via ELN functionality.

06/03/2014 - SLAS Announces Inaugural Americas Regional Council

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) announced the formation of its Americas Regional Council. Made up of seven life science research and development professionals, representing both technology users and providers, this Council is chartered to provide leadership and guidance to the Society’s activities and operations in the Americas.

06/03/2014 - Omicia and LabCorp Collaborate to Offer Comprehensive Genomic Analysis Services for Next-Generation Clinical Trials

Omicia, Inc. today announced that Omicia’s clinical next-generation sequencing (NGS) interpretation software will be used by Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings (LabCorp®) for its clinical trials sequencing services. LabCorp’s broad menu of testing services, combined with Omicia’s flexible, powerful, and easy-to-use genome analysis platform, will allow the companies to provide a comprehensive suite of expert tools and services for incorporating genomic data into clinical trials.

06/02/2014 - Boston Software Systems Announces Boston Workstation Version 10

Boston Software Systems, the leader in error-free automation technology for every healthcare application, today announced availability of the latest version of its leading automation platform, Boston WorkStation® Version 10. New features provide greater capabilities for Meditech Client/Server, specific functionality for electronic health record systems, performance reporting, and other enhancements.

05/28/2014 - Bioinformatics Market is Expected to Reach Revenue of $12.8 Billion Globally by 2020 - Allied Market Research

Allied Market Research, today published a new market research report titled "Bioinformatics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast". As per the study, the global Bioinformatics market was valued at $3.4 billion in 2013, and it is expected to reach $12.8 billion by 2020. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.2% during 2014-2020.

05/22/2014 - Life sciences content management software vendor INFOTEHNA joins euroscript

euroscript International S.A. (euroscript) has closed the acquisition of the Slovenia-based life sciences regulatory & compliance content management software vendor, INFOTEHNA Group LLC (INFOTEHNA).

05/22/2014 - Simulations Plus Releases MedChem Studio Version 4.0 and MedChem Designer 3.0

Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of consulting services and software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that it has released version 4.0 of its powerful MedChem Studio™ and version 3.0 of its companion MedChem Designer™ software.

05/21/2014 - Matrix Hazardous Waste Tracking Software

Matrix Hazardous Waste Tracker from Autoscribe simplifies hazardous waste management by tracking work and samples to comply with EU / EWC / Environment Agency regulations. This Windows-based system features a dual web/Windows user interface and allows the registration of hazardous waste items, progress/status checking, chain of custody management and reporting, lookup of EWC lists and consignment of hazardous waste. Details of carrier, consignee and users, with their associated authority, are all stored within the system.

Automated Level IV Data Packages for Environmental Data Reporting

Adopting modern LIMS systems that can provide insurance for environmental laboratories. Nobody likes to pay for certain types of insurance until they need it – especially home, auto, life etc. But in the environmental sector, there is a type of insurance that is often utilized and is valuable even if the results aren’t being legally or scientifically challenged.
 Upcoming Events

06/18/2014 - Summit on Model Based Systems Engineering in Healthcare to Take Place in Boston, MA

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

06/15/2014 - DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting to Explore Case Studies of Collaboration to Streamline Drug Development

06/10/2014 - 2014 Lab Trends Conference

 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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