2006 Industry news

Thermo Fisher Scientific appoints Brazilian distributor

12 December 2006
Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced a new partnership with Interfusăo to market, distribute and deploy Thermo Scientific-branded LIMS and chromatography data systems to Brazil's growing metals, minerals and mining industries

Agreement allows greater-accuracy automotive simulations

News image11 December 2006
LMS International and IPG Automotive have signed a partnership agreement to integrate IPG-Driver, IPG’s virtual driver model, into the LMS Virtual.Lab Motion software for vehicle simulation.

CAS makes significant changes to databases

1 December 2006
CAS has made significant improvements to its databases, including extended Asian coverage, an increased number of US articles, faster searching capabilities, and revisions to chemical nomenclature.

Interactive Supercomputing wins NSF grant

1 December 2006
Interactive Supercomputing has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a software development project that seeks to enable scientists to transparently run their simulations on parallel architectures.

InforSense and Ingenuity Systems join forces

1 December 2006
InforSense, a provider of enterprise real-time analytics, has partnered with Ingenuity Systems, a supplier of biology software. The partnership will provide integration capabilities between InforSense KDE and Ingenuity Pathway Analysis.

OpenEye opens European office

20 November 2006
OpenEye Scientific Software, a developer of innovative molecular modelling solutions for drug discovery research, has opened its first European office in Strasbourg, France.

DNAStar signs agreement with Cancer Research UK

20 November 2006
DNAStar has signed a site license agreement with Cancer Research UK that allows it to use DNAStar’s Lasergene software anywhere on its Lincoln’s Inn Fields or Clare Hall campuses.

GenoLogics develops partner network

14 November 2006
GenoLogics is developing a sophisticated network of partners, to create end-to-end lab and scientific data management solutions, for various applications such as cancer research, biomarker discovery, and translational medicine.

ISC receive US government grant

9 November 2006
Interactive Supercomputing has been awarded a US government research grant to help speed up science and engineeing by developing easy to use desktop software for parallel computers.

Applied Biosystems launches software development community

6 November 2006
Applied Biosystems has launched a new online software development community to produce software applications that allow easier data generation, analysis and management in the life sciences.