Pfizer has joined the Accelrys Enterprise Cheminformatics Consortium - a collaborative project to develop cheminformatics software components and services for commercial companies.
Molecular Connections database Netpro will be fully integrated into Genomatixs biological networks and pathway knowledge base BiblioSphere PathwayEdition (BSPE). This is the first step in a planned strategic partnership.
Siena Biotech has extended its license of Bioalmas knowledge mining system, AKS2. AKS2 provides a rapid way to explore information in published literature and results from itsproteomics platform.
GenoLogics' genomics product Geneus, has been installed at a first customer site, the University of Pittsburgh Genomics and Proteomics Core Laboratories (GPCL).
Organon has introduced the XE module of IDBSs ActivityBase into its molecular pharmacology departments. Organon is a long-time user of ActivityBase, having first installed it in 2002.
Reel Two is using Advanced Chemistry Developments (ACD/Labs) nomenclature software for the challenging task of converting chemical names found in its patents database to chemical structures.
GeneGo and Spotfire have integrated their flagship products. The agreement will allow users of GeneGos MetaCore and MetaData products to analyse genomics data more easily and accurately in Spotfires DecisionSite.
VSNi has appointed Jim Cooper as it first non-executive chairman. Cooper is CEO and president of Maplesoft, and will help steer VSNis planned future growth and development.
Katalysis is to distribute Labtronics' LimsLink suite to the Brazillian market. The software includes LimsLink and LimsLink CDS, a bi-directional interface between any LIMS system and any CDS.
Microsoft Research and INRIA, the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science, have opened the Microsoft Research - INRIA Joint Centre in Orsay, France.
Robert Roe explores efforts to diversify the HPC processor market
Darren Barrington-Light, senior manager product marketing for Thermo Fisher Scientific, explains the importance of integrating LIMS into the pharmaceutical data chain
Gemma Church looks at the use of additive manufacturing processes in engineering