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HPE Agrees to Buy Supercomputer Maker Cray for $1.4 Billion
| | Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has agreed to buy U.S. supercomputer maker Cray Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion as the firm works to become more competitive in high-end computing. more

A Bird's Eye View Of Data Consultancies

Bio-IT World | During a panel discussion at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, three data science consultants came together to discuss the intricacies of the industry they so often work with.


The Return On Investment Of Healthcare Compliance

Bio-IT World Contributed Commentary | Healthcare companies, especially in growth phase, must be able to demonstrate the ability to comply with the laws that control their business and to identify fissures in operations quickly. Entrepreneurs and investors should therefore view compliance as a competitive advantage that puts the company in a favorable position to avoid—and swiftly and effectively to tackle—potential regulatory challenges.


Medidata Launches Acorn AI For End-to-End Data Insights

Bio-IT World | Medidata Solutions has launched Acorn AI, a Medidata company dedicated to making "data liquid across the end-to-end lifecycle of a pharmaceutical and life sciences company—from research all the way to development and into post-market."


Bio-IT FAIR Data Hackathon 'Pushes The Needle' In Science

Bio-IT World | The Bio-IT World Conference & Expo recently hosted the third annual Bio-IT FAIR Data Hackathon, giving experts in life sciences and IT the opportunity to FAIR-ify a range of existing data sets.


GA4GH Launches ELIXIR Partnership, Diverse Driver Projects

Bio-IT World  In February, the 20th European nation signed the European Declaration, an effort to sequence and provide transnational access to at least one million human genomes by 2022—putting to rest any lingering doubts about the breadth of our data sharing challenges and the importance of international standards. The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health is at the forefront of the work.  


AI In Real-World Drug Discovery: The Experts Weigh In

Bio-IT World | An "AI in Practice" keynote panel session at the recent Bio-IT World Congress & Expo in Boston discusses the efficiencies machine learning is creating in drug development, as well as the overall AI strategy companies are still formulating.


Open Science Needs A Do-Over

Bio-IT World | In his keynote presentation during opening ceremonies of the 18th Annual Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, John Wilbanks, chief commons officer of Merck spinoff Sage Bionetworks, explained how the business of research has traditionally focused on producing academic papers, limiting the growth of scientific knowledge to "massive incrementalism" around a succession of magic-bullet solutions—microassays, human genome project, robotics and artificial intelligence and, most recently, open science.


Imagining A World On FHIR

Bio-IT World | Achieving the aims of value-based healthcare presumes the free flow of all kinds of data, something the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) draft standard is pushing towards.


MDI Biological Laboratory Receives $18 Million for Biomedical Research and Training
| BAR HARBOR, ME, UNITED STATES - May 16, 2019 - The MDI Biological Laboratory has received an award of nearly $18 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), an institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for the renewal of a grant to strengthen biomedical research and research training in Maine more

Lonza chooses Synpromics’ novel inducible promoter platform to manufacture biopharmaceuticals
| EDINBURGH, UK - May 16, 2019 - Synpromics Ltd, the leader in gene control, and Lonza Pharma & Biotech announce a partnership for the commercialisation of a number of inducible promoters to improve the manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals more

Certara Appoints Dr. William F. Feehery as Chief Executive Officer
| PRINCETON, NJ - May 16, 2019 - Certara® the global leader in model-informed drug development, regulatory science, real-world evidence and market access services, announced today that it has appointed Dr more

ChargePoint Technology expands its commitment to UK with key appointment
| NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UNITED KINGDOM - May 16, 2019 -  Contained and sterile transfer solutions expert, ChargePoint Technology, continues its growth plans with the strategic appointment of Stephen Eastick as UK Sales Manager more

Consortium led by Freeline, with partners Symbiosis and the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, secure funding from Innovate UK
| LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - May 16, 2019 - Freeline, a biotechnology company focused on developing curative gene therapies for chronic systemic diseases, has secured a collaborative grant of £1 more

FDA Approves TraceLink DSCSA Pilot Submission for Network Solutions; Delivering 2023 Traceability By Leveraging Blockchain and Digital Recalls Across a Supply Network
| , MA - May 16, 2019 - North Reading, Mass. (May 14, 2019)—TraceLink Inc., the world’s largest integrated digital supply network providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, today announced the acceptance of its participation in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pilot Project Program under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) more

Masterflex® Peristaltic Pumps with MasterflexLive™ Now 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 Compliant
| VERNON HILLS, IL, US - May 15, 2019 - Now meet 21 CFR Part 11 and EU Annex 11 with Masterflex Cloud-enabled pumps featuring MasterflexLive more

Greenphire Forms Strategic Partnership with Lazarex Cancer Foundation to Support Its Oncology Clinical Trial Patient Payments
| KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, UNITED STATES - May 13, 2019 - Greenphire, the global leader in financial software for clinical trials, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Lazarex Cancer Foundation, a non-profit focused on improving patient access to cancer clinical trials more

AI in life sciences still being held back by data issues and skills shortage, finds survey from The Pistoia Alliance
| BOSTON & LONDON - May 15, 2019 - The Pistoia Alliance, a global non-profit that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, today announced new survey results showing access to data (52 percent) and lack of skills (44 percent) are the biggest barriers to the adoption of AI and machine learning (ML) more

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Trends in BioIT Data Management & Storage 
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Bio-IT World Conference & Expo
April 29- May 1, 2014 • Boston, MA

BIOtech 2014 in Japan
May 14-16, 2014  • Tokyo, Japan

2nd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Data Congress
May 19-20, 2014 • London, UK

14th Annual Structure-Based Drug Design
May 21-22, 2014 • Boston, MA

15th Annual Drug Discovery Leaders Summit 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

6th Annual Drug Development Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

2nd Annual Discovery Chemistry & Drug Design Congress 2014
June 2-3, 2014 • Geneva, Switzerland

Conference on Translational Medicine
September 22-25, 2014 • Vienna, Austria

4th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

2nd Annual Single Cell Genomics & Transcriptomics Asia Congress 2014
October 7-8, 2014 • Singapore

6th Annual Next Generation Sequencing Congress 2014
November 2014 • UK


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