Nasa is to use Interactive Supercomputing's Star-P software to take advantage of high-performance computers in the next generation of space telescopes and stellar imaging applications.
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.
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.
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.
Pfizer has joined the Accelrys Enterprise Cheminformatics Consortium - a collaborative project to develop cheminformatics software components and services for commercial companies.
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.
AstraZeneca is using Cambridge Cell Networks (CCnet) genomics and proteomics software ToxWiz to predict the effects of drugs used to treat liver disease.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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