January 12, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 2


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

12/14/2009 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System

RFP No. PSD 10-NED-17: LABORATORY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM for the State of Hawaii, Department of Public Safety, Narcotics Enforcement Division
 LIMS Blog Postings

The development of a thriving Digital Business Ecosystem (DBE) for Laboratory, Scientific & Health Industry Stakeholders

The Digital Business Ecosystem (DBE) is the natural evolution of Business on the Internet and the convergence of software applications (such as LIMS, ELN, LIS, ERP, EMR, EHR, ECM and many other enterprise class applications) with Social Media to create a highly connected and integrated community of stakeholders including: Customers, Vendors. Employees, Trading Partners, Media, Government and other regulatory bodies.
 Recent News

01/11/2010 - Orion Environmental Inc. Selects Locus' Environmental Software

Locus Technologies (Locus), the industry leader in web-based environmental compliance and information management software, today announced that Orion Environmental Inc. has selected Locus' Environmental Information Management (EIM) system to streamline environmental data management at its clients' environmental remediation sites.

01/11/2010 - Institute for Medical Immunology Adopts Agilent Technologies' Electronic Lab Notebook

Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that the Institute for Medical Immunology (IMI), part of Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), has chosen the Agilent ELN electronic lab notebook to manage its scientific data.


Despite the difficult economic climate around the world Autoscribe is pleased to announce a small growth in business for the first 6 months of their current financial year. This is coupled with a growth in profits of 20%.

01/07/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific to Unveil Major New LIMS at PITTCON 2010

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., the world leader in serving science, will unveil a new LIMS solution within booth #2757 at PITTCON 2010, being held from February 28-March 5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla

01/06/2010 - Ocimum Biosolutions Announces Launch of ‘Pioneers in Genomics Education’ Program

Ocimum Biosolutions, a leading integrated genomics company, today announced the launch of its ‘Pioneers in Genomics Education – Class of 2010’ program. The intention of this program is to cement a strong industry-academia-industry relationship and provide cutting-edge genomic tools and technologies to the budding world-class researchers of tomorrow from key institutions. The program also aims to build a model for cross-academic and cross-industry exchange of knowledge and ideas. This program would be launched for India first.

01/06/2010 - Latest Symyx Notebook Powers Analytical Laboratories

Symyx Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMMX) today announced the release of Symyx Notebook 6.4., offering scientists improved support for method development, validation and execution in regulated and non-regulated analytical labs. This latest release of Symyx's electronic lab notebook (ELN) offers new cross-experiment referencing and reporting capabilities that improve collaborative workflows for multidisciplinary teams working in the life sciences, chemicals, energy and consumer products industries.

01/05/2010 - Global Med Technologies(R)' Laboratory Software Licensed to Paris Area Hospital

Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. ("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international healthcare information technology company, today announced that its Inlog S.A. subsidiary has licensed its EdgeLab((TM))( )Laboratory Information Management Software

01/05/2010 - Pharsight and FDA Collaboration Continues: Pharsight and FDA Collaboration Continues:

Pharsight, a market-leading provider of software and scientific services to improve productivity and decision-making in clinical drug development, today announced that it has released two new data analysis tools; Phoenix NLME and Phoenix Connect. The tools were developed via a collaborative effort between FDA and Pharsight under Pharsight’s previously-announced Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/25/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Webcast: Go Paperless in 3 Days - January 26th and 28th

This complimentary webcast from Labtronics introduces a revolutionary new process that takes your laboratory from paper to paperless in just 3 days. It's fast, it's easy and it's guaranteed.
 Upcoming Events

01/27/2010 - ELN: Laboratory Informatics for the 21st Century

SMi's 3rd Annual ELN conference, 'Laboratory Informatics for the 21st Century', provides delegates with essential information relating to previous experiences of the implementation and use of ELN software. Avoid common pitfalls and stumbling blocks by learning from the mistakes of your peers through detailed case studies. Data management will also be addressed, along with the legal framework for such systems

01/26/2010 - 9th Annual Cool Chain Europe 2010

9th Annual Cool Chain Europe is shaping up to be better than ever... Cool Chain professionals have come to rely on the annual Cool Chain Europe conference and networking forum for the latest information, best practices and solutions for monitoring and controlling temperatures of biopharma products and clinical supplies.

01/25/2010 - Anti-Infectives Summit

The Anti-Infectives Summit will discuss effective lead generation approaches currently being used in anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal drug discovery and address which biologics may play a role in anti-infective therapy.

01/25/2010 - International Conference Discovery Partnerships

Successful strategies for cost efficiency and shortened time to market

01/25/2010 - Biomarker Assay Development

Cambrige Health's 2nd Annual Biomarker Assay Development coverages includes: Analytical and Biological Validation of Biomarkers; Multiplex Biomarker Assays; Protein Biomarker Assays; Circulating Tumor Cells; Novel Biomarker Assays for Cancer; Immunoassay Development

01/23/2010 - LabAutomation 2010

LabAutomation2010 is a five-day event focused exclusively on the rapidly growing field of laboratory automation. At this premier event some 5,000 laboratory automation scientists and business leaders from around the globe will again come together to network and benefit from leading education, information, strategies and technologies — all in one place, at one time.

01/20/2010 - Bio Banking 2010

IQPC is proud to present the Biobanking Conference 2010 bringing together the leading practitioners from both the biobanking and research communities to share their concerns and experiences. The program has been developed carefully and specifically to tailor and answer the most pressing issues.

01/20/2010 - AACC Announces Audioconference On Advances In Celiac Disease Testing & Treatment

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces an audioconference on Celiac Disease: Advances in Testing and Treatment to be held on January 20, 2010, at 2:00pm EST. The audioconference will last 90 minutes.

01/18/2010 - Next-Generation DNA Sequencing

The January London Pharma IQ Next-Generation DNA Sequencing conference has been organised to explore the applications of next generation sequencers for whole genome sequencing, de novo sequencing and human disease diagnosis and prediction.
 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

LIMSfinder.com 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.
 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The Ideal LIMS Solution for the Water, Wastewater Lab is a function of the right company, the right technology and the right features and functions for your needs. All supported by first class training, implementation and maintenance and support services. LABLynx is the Ideal Solution for your lab or enterprise, no matter how large or small, or how you choose to manage your own unique workflows, individual processes and data.

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the Enterprise Software needs of the modern Pharmaceutical Laboratory. Today’s challenge for the diversified pharmaceutical laboratory is to find a comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides not only LIMS functionality but an Electronic Laboratory Notebook, Enterprise Content Management and a wide variety of functions for personnel management, asset management, instrument interfacing and much more, all within the context of being validated and fully compliant with 21 CFR part 11.
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