January 20, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 2


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

12/30/2008 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

The County of San Diego Sheriff’s Department is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors for the implementation of a Forensic Biology/DNA Laboratory Information Management System

12/29/2008 - Presolicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

US Department of the Navy - Automated Evidence Tracking System: The Fleet Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office, intends to solicit for the procurement of a Laboratory Information Management System for Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/20/2009 - Labtronic's Webcast - "Going Paperless - Planning a Successful ELN Project

This webcast will include strategies, tips and recommendations to help you plan and deliver a successful (on time, within budget) implementation of an ELN that delivers maximum benefit to your organization.
 Recent News

01/20/2009 - Autoscribe announces the release of a new version of its 'Feedback' management system

Managing and building customer relationships is a key contributing factor to the success of any business. To help in this task, Autoscribe announces the release of a new version of its ‘Feedback’ Customer Complaints Management system.

01/19/2009 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) Upcoming PACS courses:

Upcoming PACS courses: San Diego in January, Las Vegas in February, Chicago in March, Orlando in April, Pittsburgh in May, Baltimore in June, and Boston in July.

01/15/2009 - Phase Forward Announces Extended Agreement with FDA for Standards-Based Validation and Review Software

Phase Forward, a leading provider of data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety, today announced an extended agreement to support the FDA’s use of the company’s WebSDMTM software.

01/14/2009 - VelQuest Corporation Announces the Sixth Annual IMACS Conference

VelQuest Corporation is pleased to organize and co-sponsor the 6th annual IMACS conference. IMACS provides a forum to detail automated compliance and productivity solutions for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and contract research/manufacturing organizations GMP development and QC/QA laboratory environments.

01/14/2009 - Metallurgical testing service optimises efficiency using QSI’s WinLims Rental

The UK’s biggest single site, commercial metallurgical laboratory, Rotech Laboratories of Wednesbury, has optimised its investment in a WinLims Rental solution for contract laboratories from Quality Systems International by linking the WinLims software with the West Midlands contract laboratory’s Sage accounting software.

01/14/2009 - The Joint BioEnergy Institute Selects GenoLogics to Deploy a Lab and Integrated Data Management Solution

GenoLogics today announced that the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), a U.S. Department of Energy bioenergy research center based in Emeryville, California, is deploying its lab and integrated data management solution for multiple sciences.

01/14/2009 - Do it Once and Do it Faster Than Ever Before with New ACD/NMR Workbook

ACD/NMR Workbook lets users interpret and assign 1D and 2D NMR spectra simultaneously with NMRSync Technology.

01/14/2009 - STARLIMS Achieves New Level of SAP Certification: SAP-certified Integration With SAP(r) ERP Via Enterprise Services

STARLIMS Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:LIMS), a leading provider of laboratory information management systems, or LIMS, today announced that STARLIMS V10 R2 has achieved a new level of certification from SAP AG, achieving SAP-certified integration with the SAP(r) ERP application Release 6.0 via enterprise services.

01/13/2009 - Matrix Gemini LIMS Update - CISILE 2009 and Pittcon®2009

Autoscribe will be exhibiting at CISILE 2009 (Booth 2219) in Beijing, China. Autoscribe and Zumatrix will also be exhibiting at Pittcon®2009. Come and visit us in China and the USA and learn about our latest developments, including our unique OneTime Matrix Gemini configuration tools. You can also arrange for local or web demonstrations.
 Upcoming Events

02/09/2009 - CBI’s 2nd Annual Bio/Pharmaceutical Forum on Knowledge Management for Medical Affairs

02/09/2009 - Clinical Trials Congress 2009

02/09/2009 - 8th Annual ePharma Summit

02/03/2009 - The 3rd Nordic LIMS Conference - “LIMS in frontline for laboratories in change”

02/03/2009 - Clinical Trial Registries and Results Databases

01/28/2009 - Cool Chain Europe 2009

01/27/2009 - InformexUSA 2009

01/26/2009 - 7th Annual Partnering with Central Labs, ECG and Imaging Core Labs

01/26/2009 - CBI’s 6th Annual Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress

 Job Postings

Software Engineer - Lab Automation

Senior LIMS Project Manager/Business Analyst (live in any state)

Labware Developer Needed

Product Support Specialist

STARLims Developer needed for a long-term project in OH

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on Hotjobs.com

 Polls & Surveys

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What most influenced your LIMS Selection?

Are you happy with Crystal Reports?

Which Database would you prefer to use for your LIMS?

Custom LIMS vs. Commercial LIMS Product

LIMS Satisfaction Poll

Web Browser Based LIMS vs. Traditional Windows LIMS

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