With over 35 years in providing solutions for lab informatics, LabVantage has become a trusted name in LIMS (laboratory information management system) and ELN (electronic laboratory notebook) solutions with its configurable offerings and comprehensive customer services. IBO had the opportunity to converse with Robert Voelkner, vice president of Sales and Marketing at LabVantage, at Pittcon […]

One of the most rapidly evolving areas in life science and chemical analysis is the informatics segment, and analytical data handling and knowledge management company ACD/Labs has worked to be at the forefront of changes in the industry. IBO had the opportunity to chat with Andrew Anderson, vice president of Innovation and Informatics Strategy at […]

This year, AACR took place in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Georgia World Congress Center from March 29 to April 3. The conference brought together 21,000 scientists and life science professionals, and 533 exhibiting companies. Sessions not only covered the newest clinical and translational research, but also how AI and machine learning are improving our ability […]

If you are the market leader in a mature technology segment, how do you keep innovating to meet customers’ changing needs? At a March press event at its gas chromatography (GC) headquarters in Little Falls, Delaware, Agilent Technologies presented answers to this question. Agilent is the world’s largest provider of GC systems, having introduced the […]

The first day of the Pittcon Conference & Expo exhibit, the US’ largest analytical instrument and lab product show, is also a day full of vendor press conferences. Many of the scientific tool industry’s largest companies take the opportunity to showcase new products and highlight company developments. The day kicked off with Waters’ press event.  […]

The US FDA’s Office of Biotechnology Products (OBP), part of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), has recently highlighted the rising usage of imaged capillary isoelectric focusing (iCEF) and imaging detection capillary isoelectric focusing (icIEF) for charge variant analysis during process development of biologic drugs, as well as mass spectrometry (MS ) for […]

Big data is being increasingly adopted by pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations. This conclusion is borne out by a Fall 2018 survey conducted by the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA)–EMA Joint Data Taskforce. The EMA is the EU’s regulatory agency for approval and monitoring of medicines as well as policy […]

Although it is only 10% of the size of the US biotechnology market, China’s biotech industry has experienced a rapid rise over the past 10 years, and is currently valued at approximately $4.7–$6.2 billion, with agricultural biotechnology worth an estimated $8.1 billion. According to Gryphon Scientific’s recent report for the US-China Economic and Security Review […]

Microscopy is one of the oldest scientific fields, and the microscope has had many improvements over the ages. Traditional microscopy techniques have proven instrumental in research, but technologies such as confocal microscopy tend to be limited in their resolutions by the diffraction properties of light. A couple decades ago, scientists overcame the diffraction limitation through […]

Earlier this week, the Allotrope Foundation, an international consortium of drug makers, announced an achievement in its aim to develop a universal format for scientific data, releasing the Allotrope Data Model (ADM), the third component of the Allotrope Framework. The Allotrope Framework is designed to standardize and contextualize experimental data at the point of creation, […]