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  • Laboratory Data Knowledge Management ReportLaboratory Data Knowledge Management Report
    This report examines the key trends in laboratory data knowledge management to find out more about the challenges and solutions shaping the future of the laboratory informatics landscape such as Big Data analytics in the laboratory, the evolution of laboratory informatics
    and achieving excellence in laboratory informatics.


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  • Talking Heads: Top Challenges in Data Knowledge Management & ManufacturingTalking Heads: Top Challenges in Data Knowledge Management & Manufacturing
    Ahead of the 2016 Lab Informatics Summit, Pharma IQ discussed the subject of data knowledge management within lab informatics and more specifically manufacturing with a selection of experts: 

    Steve Thomas
    Scientific Investigator, at GSK

    Allan Jordan
    Head of Chemistry at the Drug Discovery Unit at Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute

    Roman Affentranger
    Head of Small Molecule Discovery Workflows at Pharma Research & Early Development Informatics,  F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

    Aline Nink
    IT Business Partner at Bayer CropScience AG
  • Talking Heads: 9 Key Trends in Laboratory Informatics  Talking Heads: 9 Key Trends in Laboratory Informatics
    Pharma IQ asked 9 international experts in the field of laboratory informatics to share their perspectives on key trends in the ever growing landscape of informatics in the laboratory. 

    In this Pharma IQ Talking Heads, we discover the trends impacting this field and the barriers to achieving excellence in laboratory informatics. Plus, our 9 experts reveal  their top tips for creating an effective laboratory informatics strategy.
     
  • Sample Delegate ListSample Delegate List
    See who you can meet at the co-located Laboratory Informatics & Big Data Analytics in Pharma Summit!

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  • Global Trends in Laboratory Data Knowledge Management Investment 2015 - 2018Global Trends in Laboratory Data Knowledge Management Investment 2015 - 2018
    Pharma IQ surveyed lab informatics from key pharma and biotech companies to understand their key investment areas and plans in the next 12–18 months. This new infographic provides a first look of the survey results and highlights some of the key technologies and strategies they are looking to employ.
  • Trends in Usage of Lab Automation SoftwareTrends in Usage of Lab Automation Software
    Over the last few years, we’ve seen an explosion of adopting new scientific processes with new emerging technologies. Manufacturers are investing in agile research and manufacturing processes, to increase their ability to release products more rapidly, decrease engineering change cycle times, and increase asset and resource utilization.Automating correlation of real-time manufacturing data to process and product specifications decreases cycle times.

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  • Big Data Analytics in the LaboratoryBig Data Analytics in the Laboratory
    In this interview Joe Liscouski, Executive Director at the Institute for Laboratory Automation, speaks to Pharma IQ about overcoming the top 3 challenges integrating informatics into the laboratory and maximising collaboration through informatics systems. Liscouski also shares his insights on big data analytics in the laboratory and the role of big data analytics in pharma in the next ten years.

Fast Track Your AttendanceFast Track Your Attendance

  • Laboratory Informatics Fast Track Registration FormLaboratory Informatics Fast Track Registration Form
    Fast track your attendance! Download the registration form for more information on workshops, sessions, pricing and special discounts. Plus, if you're ready to register, just fill out the form and email it to enquire@iqpc.co.uk

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  • The Evolution of Laboratory InformaticsThe Evolution of Laboratory Informatics
    In this interview Kate Thysse, Scientific IT Specialist at Lonza, speaks to Pharma IQ about the evolution of laboratory informatics. Thysse also reveals her top 3 tips for overcoming challenges relating to regulatory compliance within the world of lab informatics.

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  • ELNs, Data Analytics, Knowledge Management: Trends, Challenges & OpportunitiesELNs, Data Analytics, Knowledge Management: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities
    The need to effectively utilize the data and apply knowledge management is being discussed in the boardroom, but how are you reacting to these changes and how will they impact the future? To find out Pharma IQ conducted a survey and produced this one page infographic, in association with ELNs, Data Analytics and Knowledge Management Summit

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  • ELN Means Many Things to Many PeopleELN Means Many Things to Many People
    What is an ELN? What function does it serve? How does it fit into my lab informatics strategy strategy? These are some of the questions being asked more frequently due to a lack of clarity in the market. Peter Boogaard gives us his insight into choosing the right informatics system.

    By Peter J. Boogaard

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  •  Lab informatics: Considerations for Software Expansions and Upgrades Lab informatics: Considerations for Software Expansions and Upgrades
    The last thing an organization may want to do is start a project to change a working enterprise application environment. A lot of energy has been spent to make it finally work in the way your organization works and so that your users like it! So, why rock the boat?

    By Peter J. Boogaard
  • How Smart is your Laboratory? - Top Challenges of Modern LabsHow Smart is your Laboratory? - Top Challenges of Modern Labs
    The introduction of digital technologies to the laboratory has brought about significant change. From the basic application of computational power to undertake scientific calculations at unprecedented speeds, up to the current situation of extensive and sophisticated laboratory automation, black box measurement devices and multi-user information management. So just how smart is your lab?

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  • Fewer Robots, More Apps - An Interview with Jeff HurstFewer Robots, More Apps - An Interview with Jeff Hurst

    The informatics landscape is changing quickly and innovation could be the key to increasing efficiency. Jeff Hurst, Senior Scientist at the Hershey's Company talks us through these changes and how the industry is moving away from robots towards more innovative methods including mobile apps. He also talks about the dangers of becoming overly 'enamoured with your data' and reinforces that the old rule Garbage in - Garbage Out still applies.

  • The Future of the Connected Lab: Features vs. IntegrationThe Future of the Connected Lab: Features vs. Integration

    In this exclusive Pharma IQ Interview Michael Elliott, CEO, Atrium Research and Eva-Lotta Westberg, Program Manager, AstraZeneca, discuss what vendors could be doing better to support interoperability, features vs. integration and the biggest challenges for an integration project. Westberg also shares key lessons learnt from embarking on an integration project and her future insights for the connected lab.