June 22, 2016      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 14, Issue 25


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

Managing your Data - June 23, 2016 - 12:00 PM EDT

Any research project requires some level of data management, and with many funding agencies requiring scientists to establish good data management practices, understanding how to manage your lab’s data is critical. To help sort out the numerous choices available, the editors of Lab Manager have assembled a team of industry experts to discuss the latest trends in data management. Join the discussion, ask questions, and learn more in the live webinar presentation.

June 22, 2016, 2:00pm EDT: SAP and LIMS – Living Together (in Harmony)

Key considerations when determining your SAP to LIMS integration strategy.
 Event Focus

JUNE 27-29, 2016: High-Content Screening Conference

This Conference will gather researchers, academics and industry professionals working in High-Content Screening to explore the latest advances and emerging technologies in the field. Hot topics include novel organisms, novel markers, new essays, novel microscopy techniques, image analysis and statistics.

July 25-27, 2016: 12th Laboratory Informatics Summit

A Comprehensive Discussion on Informatics from Genomics, R&D, Clinical, Quality, and Manufacturing Perspectives to Address Top Industry Challenges! This interactive program will allow for a higher level of discussion on how a more robust informatics structure can lead directly to increased R&D efficiency, faster & more effective clinical trials, reduced downtime in production, and most importantly, more time to focus on innovation when your data is accessed and analyzed with ease.

LIMS Training - A Critical Ingredient for Success

We all know that training is needed on a new LIMS, but are you getting the proper and sufficient amount of training that you truly need or even know the specific type of training available to you?
 Recent News

06/22/2016 - Khemia Softare is at the Virginia Water Environment Association Lab Practices Conference

Please stop by and see Khemia Software (www.khemia.com) at the VA AWWA/VWEA Lab Practices Conference - July 25, 2016 - July 26, 2016

06/21/2016 - eClinicalHealth Announces Successful Results for an Entirely Remote Online Clinical Trial

eClinicalHealth Limited, a technology and consulting company dedicated to providing innovative clinical trial solutions, is proud to announce the final results and success of the VERKKO remote online Phase IV clinical trial for diabetes.

06/15/2016 - Advanced Genomics Selects Pathagility as LIMS Partner To Enable Clinical Lab and Genomics Expansion

Advanced Genomics selected Pathagility's Lab Information System solution to help them continue to grow in scale with their business.

06/15/2016 - Bio-Rad’s New Software Makes Purifying Proteins with NGC™ Chromatography Systems Even Easie

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. today released ChromLab™ Software Version 4.0. When used with the NGC Chromatography System, the software version continues the ChromLab legacy of enabling researchers to purify their proteins with ease.
 The LIMS Book

LIMS Directory Spring 2016 Released. Directory of LIMS vendor products, features, pricing and demos.


The LIMSwiki has released a free download directory of the key LIMS vendors with product features, pricing and demonstration video links.

This directory is unique in that the LIMSwiki team has gone through hundreds of LIMS vendors and researched their features and found pricing information and demonstration videos and compiled it into one single guide. If you are researching LIMS options, this directory will save you many hours of work.

Please download it and post back your thoughts. The LIMSwiki team works hard to keep the information up to date and accurate with cited sources of the information. 

If you are a vendor and you are not in the directory, please post back here to this discussion to get added to the directory. We plan to keep it up to date each quarter. In order to be on the list you must provide public available pricing information. Provide as much information on your product features and demonstration videos as possible. There is no charge for listings or to download. Everything is provided as Open Access.

This directory is available to all LIMSforum members for easy access with your existing Linkedin Login account. Download or read it on-line.

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

DUE JULY 8, 2016: Request for Proposals-Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

The City of Wilmington is seeking the services of a professional consultant to assess the Wilmington Police Department Crime Laboratory’s [CL] software applications and workflow processes; and install and implement an integrated and comprehensive Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

DUE JULY 15, 2016: Request for Proposal - Online Laboratory Information Management LIMS System

Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship IDALS seeks a computerized Laboratory Information Management LIMS System that will provide the Laboratory with management information tools to allow for efficient Laboratory operations in producing timely and accurate analytical data and assessment reports, and to make validated data available to all required parties.

Three Grant Opportunities for Laboratory Data Exchange - Application Deadlines June 20th and July 8th

Three grant funding opportunities are available: 1) Lab US Realm Pilot Project, 2) High Impact Pilots (HIP) and 3) Standards Exploration Awards (SEA)Laboratory data exchange is a priority area for three recent funding announcements made by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The grants are intended to support health IT standards testing and implementation, building on federal and private efforts to ensure health information can flow where it is needed. If you are performing work to advance interoperability and laboratory data exchange, please consider applying for one or more of these opportunities.

DUE JULY 22, 2016: Request for Proposal - Electronic Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

The Illinois State Police (ISP) is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for vendors to provide a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the ISP forensic laboratories

DUE JULY 8, 2016: Request for Proposal - Public Health Lab Information System

The Wake County Human Services Laboratory System supports the various Wake County Clinics from six sites. They perform both stat and routine testing and need a Lab Information System that will support both current testing requirements and any future expanded lab services.
 Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2016: 14th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum

The world’s largest event for temperature-controlled life science supply chains will return this year with extended topic focuses, session formats, speaking faculty and vendor options. Update and adapt your supply chain processes to tackle future challenges and ensure maximum compliance and quality at minimum cost. With constant evolving regulatory requirements across the globe, the 14th Cold Chain – GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum will help your company balance quality, risk and cost to achieve compliance and maintain product integrity. Subscribers of LimsFinder receive 20% off rates with code: 14CCGF_LIMSFINDER

AUGUST 8, 2016: 2016 National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC)

The National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC) is the largest conference focused on environmental measurements in North America! The conference brings together scientists and managers from federal and state agencies, the regulated community, academia, and laboratory and engineering support communities. NEMC features presentations, posters, training, exhibits, and networking opportunities.

JULY 25 - 26, 2016: Virginia AWWA/VWEA Lab Practices Conference

22nd Annual Good Laboratory Practice Conference: This conference is designed to provide the latest information on major issues such as method updates, laboratory accreditation, and new technologies.
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