News in brief

Ansoft executives Dr Zoltan Cendes (founder and CTO) and Nicholas Csendes (CEO) have received the Emerald Asset Management E-3 award for entrepreneurial excellence in the Science and Technology Company Executive category.

Ludesi is providing image analysis of 2D protein gels for DSM. The high-accuracy images will be used for proteomics research, and are produced at a much higher rate than was previously possible.

Publisher Hodder Arnold has released a new book – Design and Analyse Your Experiment with MINITAB, by Tony Greenfield and Andrew Metcalfe of Greenfield Research. Illustrated with numerous case studies, the book covers most common designs of experiments in a variety of fields, and highlights their potential pitfalls.

The European Bioinformatics Institute has signed an agreement for the use of BioWisdom’s SRS 8.2 life sciences data integration platform.

Compumine has licensed its data mining and analytics software Rule Discovery System to AstraZeneca to create predictive models for research and development. It will be used worldwide.

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