May 12, 2006 | Bio-IT World announced that products from four bio-IT companies were named Best of Show Awards winners at a ceremony held on April 4 during the Life Sciences Conference + Expo.
Judged by a team of Bio-IT World magazine editors and industry experts, Best of Show Awards recognize new products that demonstrate exceptional technology innovations across the life sciences research, discovery, and clinical trials process.
One company was selected in each of four technology categories. The following winners were selected from 14 finalists, based on the products’ technical merit, functionality and innovation, and in-person presentations to the judges at the show. (See complete descriptions of the winning products on page 34.)
Clinical Trials & Research: Clinical Trials Signal Detection system from Phase Forward
Information Technology Infrastructure: Continuous Protection System 1200 from Revivio
Knowledge Management & Collaboration Tools: MedScan from Ariadne Genomics
Informatics Tools & Data: Discovery Solution 3.0 from Nervana
Best of Show Judges
Bio-IT World thanks our panel of outside judges, including:
Michael Athanas, The BioTeam;
Michael Barmada, UPitt Dept. Human Genetics;
Jeff Bizzaro, Bioinformatics.org;
Stephen Fogelson, Clinquest;
Enoch Huang, Pfizer;
Jerald Shindler, Cytel;
Michael Thomas, Idaho State University;
Clarence Wang, Genzyme;
Bernard Wess, ProtonCare USA.