Due to launch this autumn, the HECToR (High End Computing Terascale Resources) will provide academic users across the UK with previously unheard of processing power.
Volvo and Ford have both selected Sharc's Harpoon software for thermal simulation in car design. It will be used to create complex meshes of complete vehicles.
IDBS has made its cheminformatics suite PredictionBase available to members of the University of Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg. The University will use PredictionBase during training courses.
STARLIMS v10 has been selected by IWW Water Centre in Muelheim, one of the leading water research institutes in Germany. It will ensure full compliance with stringent water quality regulations.
Bioinformatics company DNAStar has expanded its license agreement with Cancer Research UK (CR-UK) to include the Cambridge Research Institute and The Paterson Institute for Cancer Research.
A research centre at Cornell University is collaborating with the National Science Foundations TeraGrid to provide an internet interface for the Arecibo Observatory.
AstraZeneca is using Cambridge Cell Networks (CCnet) genomics and proteomics software ToxWiz to predict the effects of drugs used to treat liver disease.
WinLIMS from QSI has been used by Christchurch City Council in New Zealand to manage the councils waste water analysis laboratories and schedule samples across sites.
DaimlerChrysler Buses has selected LMS Test.Lab to increase efficiency in the vehicle development process. The software will measure the noise and vibrations within the vehicles.
Cedra research, a contract research organisation (CRO), has selected Green Mountain Logics Labpas CT to automate its Phase I clinical trial operations.
Robert Roe explores the role of maintenance in ensuring HPC systems run at optimal performance
Robert Roe speaks with Dr Maria Girone, Chief Technology Officer at CERN openlab.
Sophia Ktori explores the use of informatics software in the first of two articles covering the use of laboratory informatics software in regulated industries
Robert Roe discusses the role of the Pistoia Alliance in creating the lab of the future with Pistoia’s Nick Lynch