Technology Solutions

iCardiac launches spirometry training standardization tool

Thursday, February 2, 2017

iCardiac Technologies, a centralized core laboratory specializing in respiratory and cardiac safety studies, has launched a Direct-to-Subject Pre-Coaching video tool to help minimize the variability in respiratory test data caused by differences in subject technique and technician coaching. The training videos will be embedded in equipment iCardiac sends to all trial sites and are brief enough to be shown to subjects at the beginning of each testing visit.

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Certara releases new version of informatics platform D360

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Certara, a provider of decision support technology and consulting services for optimizing drug development and improving health outcomes, has released D360 version 9.0 along with D360 Express, its data informatics platform for discovery scientists. D360 is a self-service data access, integration and visualization solution used to query multiple cheminformatics and bioinformatics data sources and make informed go/no-go and next step research decisions. It is used by more than 5,000 scientists worldwide at both large pharma and specialty research organizations.

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Almac Group launches temperature management software

Monday, January 30, 2017

Almac Group, the global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization, has launched TempEZ—a temperature management software—and the inaugural offering from Almac’s “Next Generation Temperature Management Portfolio.” TempEZ is a web-based platform providing clients with a single database to store temperature data and to ensure regulatory compliance, thereby safeguarding the quality and integrity of drug product.

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Greenphire, Exostar partner on clinical research site payment solution

Friday, January 27, 2017

Greenphire, a global leader in clinical payment solutions, and Exostar, whose cloud-based solutions help companies mitigate risk and solve their identity and access challenges, have announced a partnership that facilitates the adoption, accessibility and use of clinical research site payment solutions. The partnership brings web-based Single Sign-On (SSO) functionality to Greenphire’s eClinicalGPS, creating seamless and secure access to the global clinical site payment platform.

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Aduro Biotech licenses Stanford Neoantigen Identification Technology

Monday, January 23, 2017

Aduro Biotech, a biopharmaceutical company with three distinct immunotherapy technologies, has announced an exclusive license agreement with Stanford University for state-of-the-art neoantigen identification technology developed by Dr. Hanlee Ji, associate professor of medicine at Stanford. Aduro will leverage its proprietary live, attenuated double-deleted Listeria (LADD) immunotherapy platform to engineer personalized LADD-based cancer therapies (pLADD) encoding multiple neoantigens identified through this technology. The company plans to initially evaluate pLADD for the treatment of cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, including colorectal cancer, with a phase I clinical trial expected to be initiated in 2017.  

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BASF, Nuritas partner on peptide ingredients through artificial intelligence

Monday, January 23, 2017

BASF Human Nutrition and Nuritas have announced a collaboration that will see the commercialization and discovery of health-benefiting bioactive peptide networks within specific target areas of significant value. Peptides are biologically occurring short chains of amino acids that act as potent signaling molecules in the body. The peptide networks of focus in this collaboration are natural, food-derived, patented and of significant benefit to the health of consumers. These health benefits include for example anti-inflammatory activities. 

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3E, Dotmatics partner on scientific informatics and environmental compliance

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

3E Company, a provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, has announced a strategic alliance with Dotmatics, a provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the life sciences industry. The alliance will offer Dotmatics and 3E customers access to a range of integrated applications designed to optimize scientific information management, chemical and formula risk analysis, environmental compliance and workplace safety while helping to streamline processes, reduce costs and increase efficiency. Having access to reliable and up-to-date scientific and regulatory information enables life sciences businesses to improve knowledge management, data storage and decision support. 3E Company is a Verisk Analytics business.

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