Technology Solutions

Illumina, FlowJo partner for single cell genomics

Monday, August 15, 2016

Illumina and FlowJo have partnered to develop and co-market analysis software for single cell next-generation sequencing (NGS) data. Under the agreement FlowJo, the producer of FlowJo, software for single cell analysis, will develop a new software application. It will provide additional secondary and tertiary analysis and visualization of datasets with an intuitive approach built on 19 years of experience working with cell biologists and immunologists in single cell phenotyping. The application will seamlessly integrate with Illumina’s Single Cell RNA BaseSpace app, and provide a solution accelerating discovery.

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Certara updates PK/PD Phoenix Software

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Certara, a provider of decision support technology and consulting services for optimizing drug development and improving health outcomes, has announced the launch of Phoenix 7.0. Phoenix is the most advanced, intuitive, and widely-used software for pharmacokinetic (PK), pharmacodynamic (PD), and toxicokinetic (TK) modeling and simulation.

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Astellas launches DigiTx Partners in partnership with MPM Capital

Friday, July 29, 2016

Astellas Pharma has launched DigiTx Partners, a digital health investment company, in partnership with MPM Capital. DigiTx Partners will invest in the digital health space broadly, with a special focus on companies which create solutions that improve patient outcomes and provide substantial synergy with a broader pharma business. Although the emphasis will be on earlier stage companies, investments will be made in both startups and growth stage companies.

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iPug launches as global digital health company

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A network of New Zealand angel investors has helped launch iPug, a digital health company that is transforming the way research and public health campaigns are delivered, into the U.S. market at the BIO International Convention in San Francisco.

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Medidata launches new payment technology

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Medidata, a global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, has announced the launch of Medidata Payments. A new component of the industry-leading Medidata Clinical Cloud, Medidata Payments enables clinical trial sponsors and CROs to calculate reimbursements to investigative sites in real time and automatically disburse payments, eliminating a key operational pain point in the drug development process.

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Biogen selects Cognizant’s SmartTrials Platform

Friday, July 1, 2016

Biogen has selected Cognizant‘s SmartTrials platform to aggregate and store clinical trial operational and patient data. Cambridge, Mass.-based Biogen has a portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) and is at the forefront of neurology research, working to develop novel therapies for conditions with few or no treatment options.

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