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European ScreeningPort selects screening solution

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European ScreeningPort is using ActivityBase XE from IDBS to manage the growing demand for use of its screening services by academic partners. ActivityBase XE provides the essential quality and management capabilities required to deliver commercial quality screening results.

European ScreeningPort, based in Hamburg, Germany, is a public-private partnership that offers contract research services to academic institutes and universities across Europe. The company performs bioassay development and validation, primary screening of small molecules, high content screening for secondary and selectivity assays, and bioinformatics and virtual screening for academic partners.

ActivityBase XE provides a powerful and intuitive user environment for plate based screening, data analysis and decision support. It allows scientists to capture, visualise, analyse, quality check and verify data within the same environment, streamlining workflow and optimising productivity.

'We needed a solution with a broad range of capabilities and extensive analysis tools for screening compounds,' said Dr Sheraz Gul, vice president and head of biology at European ScreeningPort. 'After assessing a number of data management applications, ActivityBase XE was chosen for its versatility and ease of use. The solution delivers the essential level of professional output and quality required for our screening activities and ensures appropriate data integrity. ActivityBase XE is used extensively in the pharmaceutical industry and we believe using this application provides us with a high level of credibility.'