August 05, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 30


In This Issue

 Announcements adds Forums to to provide more resources to LIMS professionals is pleased to announce that we have moved our LIMS discussion forums to Visit the LIMS Forum and post articles, questions, jobs and network with thousands of other LIMS professionals. Visit today and join in. It is quick, easy, free and informative. There are 7,712 subscribers to LIMSfinder who are also members of LIMSfinder and Linkedin represent the best sites for LIMS professionals to network, collaborate and stay informed. The tight integration of LIMSfinder content and LIMS career opportunities with the Linkedin forums provides the LIMSfinder readers with the most dynamic and interactive LIMS community in existence.

 LIMS Blog Postings

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know – Social Media opens doors to the “Old Boy Network”

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” The adage still holds true and in a tight economy with jobs at a premium it can be a critical issue for those outside the inner circle. But just like so many other issues in various industries, it’s technology to the rescue; this is especially true in the laboratory, scientific and technical professions.
 Upcoming Webcasts

08/05/2009 - Webcast: Do you know the right balance between Configuring & Customizing a LIMS system?

This Complementary webinar hosted by CSols will discuss the difference between Configuring, Customizing, and Out Of The Box LIMS. We would like to invite you and your team to attend our webinar. Participation is limited, and space must be reserved ahead of time.
 Recent News

08/04/2009 - OmniComm Systems Acquires EDC Assets of Leading Phase I Clinical Software Vendor - Logos Technologies, Ltd.

OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCBulletinBoard: OMCM) , a leader in integrated electronic data capture (EDC) solutions for clinical trials announced today that the company has acquired the EDC assets of UK based, clinical software provider, Logos Technologies, Ltd

08/04/2009 - Leading Dairy Company Selects E-WorkBook Suite to Drive Efficiency in Research and Development

IDBS, the leading provider of innovative research data management and analytics solutions, today announces the successful deployment of its E-WorkBook Suite within the R&D facilities at Wells' Dairy, Inc.

08/03/2009 - West-ward Pharmaceutical to Manage Quality Systems with “Pilgrim On-Demand”

Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Compliance and Quality Management (ECQM) software solutions, today announced that West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp., a US-based manufacturer and marketer of generic prescription products, will adopt Pilgrim’s On-Demand “SaaS” delivery for its SmartSolve® products.

08/03/2009 - WinLims Rental enables LIMS to run ‘free’

The innovative WinLims Rental solution from Quality Systems International (QSI) allows organizations, which are making profits and paying corporation tax, to benefit by reducing their tax burden by the year’s WinLims rental fees. This means that WinLims effectively costs nothing and is essentially ‘free’.

07/31/2009 - Bruker Announces New Mass Spectrometry Joint Venture in India

New Bruker LabMate Joint Venture Company Established to Further Enhance Customer Support for Life-Science Mass Spectrometry in Rapidly Growing Indian Market
 Upcoming Events

10/26/2009 - 5th Forum on Laboratory Informatics 2009

The 5th Forum on Laboratory Informatics will bring together informatics professionals to discuss case studies and best practices in overcoming data management challenges with storage, organization, consolidation and integration. Key topics to be addressed include: ELN deployment & LIMS system integration, legal & regulatory compliance strategies and emerging technologies & their impact on the lab informatics.


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry announces the third in its series of Laboratory Automation conferences to be held in Asia. This conference, being held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on October 22-23, will address Laboratory Automation: Integrating Quality with Efficiency.

09/21/2009 - 5th Compound Management & Integrity Summit

The 5th Compound Management & Integrity Summit is about: leading practices, strategies and technologies in compound handling, storage, and integrity and automation. Hear Industry Case Studies and Gain Practical and Expert Knowledge

09/21/2009 - Metabolic Diseases Drug Discovery & Development

IQPC’s Metabolic Diseases Program is designed to bring together valuable case studies, lessons learned and best practices in the forms of panel session in drug discovery and development.

09/16/2009 - Oncology Biomarkers Conference

Oncology Biomarkers Advance Cancer Detection, Prognosis & Treatment with Biomarker Discovery, Validation and Practical Applications in Clinical Trials.

09/14/2009 - Product Enhancement Technologies in Pharmaceutical Life-Cycle Management

Pharma Life Cycle will focus on designing and implanting patent strategies aligning to product life cycle management, benchmarking your organization by listening to major case studies and discovering novel techniques in life cycle management such as co-crystalization and new drug development methods, among many other topics. Hear From Wyeth, Abbott Laboratories, Merck and Co., IMPAX Pharmaceuticals, PTC Therapeutics and many others

08/18/2009 - Thermo Fisher Scientific – Laboratory Informatics Symposium 2009 – Mining Industry in Brazil

Thermo Fisher Scientific will host it’s 2009 Laboratory Informatics Symposium (LIS) in Brazil. The symposium will focus on the specific data management requirements of the mining industry and will include presentations from leading mining services organization Sao Paolo-based Interfusao.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/21/2009 - Invitation to Negotiate - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Invitation to Negotiate for the development, customization, implementation and maintenance of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for use by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (Department), Division of Food Safety, and its Bureau of Food Laboratories and Bureau of Chemical Residue Laboratories
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

The following is a real-time aggregated list of LIMS jobs pulled from job sites all over the Internet. The list is kept up to date in nearly real time.

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers is pleased to announce an improved job board that combines both LIMS and Laboratory Career opportunities. The service is free for our member sponsors and all job seekers. The new job board offers a job search feature and allows for posting of Featured Jobs for less than $1 per day. Candidates can also subscribe to our weekly newsletter that highlights all of the Featured and Sponsored job openings.
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