Biofuels production is rapidly maturing, and this will dramatically increase expectations for quality and volume industry-wide.
InterSystems has announced an agreement to interface TrakCare, its unified healthcare information system, to the Australian National Blood Authority's BloodNet ordering and inventory management system, thus automating the ordering and distribution of blood products to TrakCare Lab users.
Emerson Process Management has enhanced the Syncade Suite manufacturing execution system (MES) to help life science manufacturers simplify the transfer of recipes and manufacturing information between project phases and system environments.
Current information systems are not equipped to support the changes clinical laboratories are undergoing, according to the InterSystems Australian Laboratory Management Systems Market Survey 2015.
The fast-changing laboratory market is ripe for a new generation of information systems that meet the needs of a modern pathology environment.
InterSystems has developed what it claims is the world's first laboratory business management system (LBMS), due for release in early 2016.
The Thermo Scientific SampleManager is a fully integrated laboratory platform encompassing a laboratory information management system (LIMS), scientific data management system (SDMS) and lab execution system (LES).
Few QA/QC labs still cling to the old paper-based notebook systems of the past, but there's far more to becoming a paperless lab than simply eschewing paper.
SampleManager 11 puts decision-making power in the hands of users who can make logical choices about workflow, instrument integration and data reporting for management metrics or regulatory requirements.
Lims1 is an easy and flexible laboratory information management system. The fully integrated system takes care of all data requirements including sample registration, allocation of testing, result entry, data acquisition from instruments and external sources, approvals and reporting.
The LabX software platform, from Mettler Toledo, supports balances, melting point instruments, Quantos weighing solutions, density meters, refractometers and now titration. The centrally managed software system controls several different instruments.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has released its online automation system configuration tool, the Thermo Scientific iAutomate. As a self-serve, free-to-use tool, the product is designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialling an automation set-up.
The Thermo Scientific Momentum 3.3 automation scheduling software offers features to facilitate set-up and streamline workflows. Designed to save valuable time, the software incorporates graphical system layout and an instrument integration suite within the runtime environment.
NHS Wales has completed the first phase of the national rollout of InterSystems TrakCare Lab, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary laboratory information management system (LIMS). The product is designed to support modern laboratories that provide consolidated, comprehensive pathology services.
The European Institute of Oncology (IEO), an Italy-based organisation committed to fighting cancer - particularly tumours of the breast, lung, prostate and bowel - has implemented a new laboratory information management system (LIMS) to more efficiently manage its biospecimen data.