September 19, 2007      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 5, Issue 36


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

09/17/2007 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

09/11/2007 - Invitation for Expressions of Interest – Forensic LIMS Victoria Police (Australia)

09/07/2007 - Request for Proposal - Forensic Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

09/06/2007 - Request for Proposal - Gwinnett Integrated Criminal Justice Information System


How Does a Laboratory Automation Needs Assessment Benefit Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Implementation and Operation?

Many laboratories may have the expertise to translate manual processes and laboratory automation requirements into a detailed specification document for all of the system equirements, features and functions of a LIMS. However, that may not be the best utilization of their resources.

Develop your LIMS Requirements with the LIMSpec Library

The Laboratory Informatics Institute (LIMStitute) is proud to announce the release of our LIMSpec Library.  The LIMSpec Library is a collection of eBooks published by the LIMStitute that provides you with a selection of LIMS specification templates.  The LIMSpec will save you many hours in developing your LIMS requirements. To take a tour of the LIMSpec, Click Here to view a short demonstration.

 Recent News

09/17/2007 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - October Courses

PACS Testing, Consulting and Training will provide short courses in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this October. These courses are provided in Chicago, IL in September; Pittsburgh, PA in October; Atlanta, GA in November; Orlando, FL in December. A 2008 calendar is available.

09/17/2007 - LabPas CT™ Selected by Qualia Clinical Services for Phase I Clinical Trials

Qualia Clinical Services, a highly regarded division of Holmes Biopharma, has agreed to purchase LabPas CT to automate clinical trials in its recently expanded Phase I facility in Omaha, Nebraska.

09/17/2007 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Incorporates Data Manager into Nautilus LIMS 8.0 to Deliver Complete Data Storage and Retrieval System

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, has incorporated award-winning data management functionality into its Nautilus LIMS version 8.0.

09/15/2007 - ChemSW to Host Free Seminar Series on Best Practices for Managing Laboratory Chemical Inventory

Best Practices for Managing Laboratory Chemical Inventory Seminar

09/15/2007 - ChemSW's Latest Industry White Paper Examines How to Survive a Chemical Management Audit

Extensive Best Practices Checklists Remove Regulation Overlap and Duplication to Close the Gaps Between Requirements

09/12/2007 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Works With Microsoft to Web-Enable its LIMS Solutions, Giving Customers Maximum Flexibility

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces that it is Web-enabling its laboratory information management systems (LIMS) offerings by utilizing Microsoft’s ClickOnce deployment technology to create a solution that combines the rich functionality and performance of the desktop client delivered via the simplicity of a Web interface.

09/11/2007 - Air Products Enters Into Three Year Automation Alliance Extension With Siemens

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a global alliance extension with Air Products, the world’s largest supplier of hydrogen and a leading producer of industrial gases and chemicals for high growth markets. Siemens will supply Air Products with automation and drives hardware, software and system solutions, as well as engineering, design, fabrication and support services.
 Upcoming Events

10/13/2007 - 2007 Annual Meeting - American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL)

10/13/2007 - WEFTEC 2007

10/10/2007 - Pharma Secure Chain

10/10/2007 - End-to-End Supply Chain Management

10/06/2007 - HUPO 6th Annual World Congress

10/03/2007 - MAOS 2007 - Microwave Assisted Organic Synthesis Congress

10/03/2007 - Discovery Chemistry Congress

10/02/2007 - The Institute of Validation Technology Lab Week

10/02/2007 - Drug Discovery: The Application of High-Throughput Technologies to Target and Lead Identification

10/02/2007 - L.A.B

10/01/2007 - ASCLD - 35th Annual Workshop & Symposium

09/27/2007 - ELNS 2007

09/24/2007 - Pharmaceutical Co-Crystals

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