02 April 2007

A roundup of the brief news stories of the past month

02 April 2007

The molecular pharmacology departments of Organon have recently purchased the XE module of ActivityBase from IDBS following extensive collaboration and a piloting scheme.

02 April 2007

Chinese petrochemical company Sinotec is to use Thermo Fisher Scientifics LIMS, chromatography data systems, and desktop spectroscopy software to track, store, manage, report and share enterprise-wide data.

02 April 2007

Thermo Fisher Scientific is to work with Microsoft with the aim being to develop laboratory knowledge management solutions on Microsofts technology platform.

28 March 2007

Jim Hopkins is to head Tripos Discovery Informatics, a newly-private company following the purchase from Tripos by Vector Capital. Richard Cramer and Robert Clark also join the team.

20 March 2007

Waters Corporation and Hitachi High Technologies are to develop a software interface between Hitachis liquid chromatography instrument LaChrom Elite and Waters Empower 2 software.

15 March 2007

DNAStar has extended its existing 10-year distribution agreement with GATC Biotech, who will continue to distribute DNAStars products in Germancy, France, Switzerland and Austria.

15 March 2007

Cell Genesys, a Californian cancer research organisation, has selected the Thermo Scientific Darwin v2.0 LIMS product. Its easy to use interface and low cost were key factors in the decision.

13 March 2007

InforSense is now providing a web resource to allow easier collaboration between life scientists and analysts.

13 March 2007

IPG Automotive is integrating the complete Sherpa-Engine model library, from Sherpa Engineering, into its vehicle dynamics software, CarMaker.

13 March 2007

Genedata is participating in BaSysBio, an integrated systems biology project to study the global regulation of gene transcription in Bacillis subtilis, used as a producer of enzymes and metabolites.

27 February 2007

A Californian water district has chosen the Sample Master Pro LIMS system from Accelerated Technology Laboratories (ATL) to manage sample analysis.



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