Features about 'Laboratory informatics'

Pharma's forward motion

The pharmaceutical industry needs new informatics tools if it is to master the age of personalised medicine, Sophia Ktori discovers

Pharma's forward motion

The pharmaceutical industry needs new informatics tools if it is to master the age of personalised medicine, Sophia Ktori discovers

February/March 2015

Discovering the tools that aid innovation

Work in the R&D laboratory starts with an idea and an experiment, not a sample. Sophia Ktori investigates how informatics packages are tailored to make life easier for scientists in the discovery laboratory

December 2014/January 2015

Informatics bites back

From safety and nutrition to contamination and complaints, the food and beverage industry deals with it all. Rebecca Pool talks to key players to find out exactly why informatics systems are now so crucially important

October/November 2014

Fuelling growth in the petrochemicals sector

Informatics has an increasingly important role at all stages in the petrochemicals industry, as Sophia Ktori discovers

October/November 2014

Treating the individual with the knowledge of all

Robert Roe reports on how informatics can help make predictive medicine a reality

August/September 2014

From the laboratory to the world

Technologies developed outside the laboratory and changes in the way global companies do business are transforming laboratory informatics, according to Tom Wilkie

August/September 2014

Transforming life sciences with data and discipline

Kim Shah, director of marketing and new business development for the informatics business at Thermo Fisher Scientific, believes that businesses will become agile only through integration, innovation, automation, and intelligence

August/September 2014

Dynamic approach to information retrieval

New technology alone does not guarantee success, according to Nick Townsend, managing director of LabWare Europe. ‘Vision’ must be backed by products of real substance

August/September 2014

Collaboration all the way along the value chain

Max Carnecchia, CEO, Biovia, Dassault Systèmes, believes that the convergence of scientific and enterprise software will continue and that science-based organisations are becoming more social and global in the way they collaborate

August/September 2014

Future prospects for LIMS

John Boother, managing director of Autoscribe, believes that these are exciting times to be in the LIMS business

August/September 2014

Creating knowledge-rich value from data

Small molecule chemistry R&D is a relatively traditional subset of Scientific Computing World. Daria Thorp, president of ACD/Labs, looks to see if there is change ahead

August/September 2014

Four challenges facing the future of scientific computing

With a new technology-savvy generation joining the workforce, Neil Kipling, chairman and CEO of IDBS, asks how companies can improve the productivity of their R&D

August/September 2014

Informatics fosters ‘Science as a Service’

Karen Madden and Devendra Deshmukh of Perkin Elmer Informatics believe that data democratisation will lead to analytics as a differentiator for drawing inferences in real-time, particularly as consumption of diverse, large data sets through mobile devices increases at a rapid pace

June/July 2014

Fields of data

Keeping track of agricultural data presents special problems for informatics systems, as Sophia Ktori finds out

June/July 2014

Paperless Lab Academy

At the Paperless Lab Academy (PLA), which took place in Amsterdam on 13 and 14 May, the importance of managing change and the limits to data sharing were important topics. Tom Wilkie reports

April/May 2014

Pharma’s forward motion

The pharmaceutical industry needs new informatics tools if it is to master the age of personalised medicine, Sophia Ktori discovers

April/May 2014

Building a Smart 
Laboratory

John Trigg sets out the changing demands on laboratories. Only by becoming smart can they respond effectively

February/March 2014

Masters of multi-tasking

Contract research organisations are using HPC to get the best out of pharmaceutical data. Sophia Ktori investigates

February/March 2014

Are apps the future of informatics?

Sean Ekins from Collaborative Drug Discovery explains to Robert Roe how science apps can be used for cheminformatics workflows

December 2013/January 2014

Smart solutions for environmental testing

Keeping the environment clean requires hundreds of thousands of tests and sophisticated data handling, as Sophia Ktori discovers

October/November 2013

The right prescription

Are informatics solutions keeping up with trends in pharma? Beth Harlen speaks to industry figures

August/September 2013

Where's the beef?

With the food and drink industry hit by another scandal, Beth Harlen questions what informatics can do to prevent future occurrences

June/July 2013

The data dilemma

Beth Harlen reports on the challenges of laboratory data integration

April/May 2013

Laboratory informatics systems are fuelling efficiency

The petrochemicals industry is finding that laboratory informatics can save money and improve product quality, as Tom Wilkie discovers

February/March 2013

All part of the service

The unique requirements of contract research organisations (CROs) demand the deployment of sophisticated informatics systems, as Beth Harlen discovers

December 2012/January 2013

From farm to fork

The depth and quality of testing within agriculture is vital for ensuring food safety. Three experts share their views of how informatics aids the process

October/November 2012

Tapping into laboratory computing

The journey of water from reservoir to tap involves many tests. Siân Harris finds out why systems such as LIMS play an important role in environmental labs

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