9th - 10th February 2016, Munich

09 - 10 February, 2016

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Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors


Website: www.idbs.com/en/platform-products

IDBS is a leading global provider of advanced software for research and development (R&D) organizations to securely capture, manage, share and exploit data.

Our technology and domain expertise enables users to link data to data, data to people and people to people to drive innovation, achieve faster time to market and improve margins.

Our diverse customer list includes R&D driven international companies in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, agricultural sciences, chemicals, consumer goods, energy, engineering, food and beverage, and healthcare.

Founded in 1989 and privately held, IDBS is headquartered in the United Kingdom with offices across Europe, Asia and the United States.

Silver Plus Sponsors


Website: www.3ds.com/BIOVIA

BIOVIA solutions create an unmatched scientific management environment that can help science-driven companies create and connect biological, chemical, and material innovations to improve the way we live. The industry-leading BIOVIA portfolio is focused on integrating the diversity of science, experimental processes, and information requirements across research, development, QA/QC, and manufacturing. Capabilities cover scientific data management; biological, chemical, and materials modeling and simulation; open collaborative discovery; scientific pipelining; enterprise laboratory management; enterprise quality management; environmental health & safety; and operations intelligence.
BIOVIA is committed to enhancing and speeding innovation, improving productivity and compliance, reducing costs, and accelerating product development from research and product ideation through commercialization and manufacturing for science-driven enterprises of all industries.


Website: www.lonza.com/moda

Lonza  ̶̶  Bioscience Solutions
Lonza is the trusted QC testing solution provider for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Lonza transforms its practical knowledge and technical expertise to deliver a portfolio of endotoxin, mycoplasma and microbial detection products, and paperless QC microbiology, software and services that support the critical needs of regulated manufacturing environments.

MODA™ is a comprehensive platform for environmental, utility and product monitoring, combining automated scheduling, workflows, mobile data acquisition, device integration, and visual analytics. It eliminates paper-based monitoring and testing that can be expensive, error-prone, time and labour-intensive, therefore reducing timelines and potentially saving clients QC costs.


Website: www.osthus.de

Osthus provides clients a complete consulting expertise with experts in research processes, technology and services to support business needs in the life science, crop science and chemical industry.

Using the full range of our consulting and implementation skills with business process modelling, architecture design, system integration and software development Osthus provides total business solutions based on the principles of a service-oriented architecture (SOA).

Solutions successfully delivered vary from enterprise search, chemical structure search, compound logistic, operational data stores, chemical data warehouses to workflow systems for LIMS and document management.

Osthus supports R&D customers with their first-to-market strategy by systems aimed to shorten the development cycle times. Using industry standard methodologies and products Osthus implements innovative, reliable, cost effective and time-saving solutions.

Osthus technology professionals are certified in but not limited to, Microsoft, Documentum, Accelrys and Oracle platforms. With extensive software alliances Osthus can provide your company leading-edge solutions tailored to your company's needs.

Global Value Web

Website: www.global-value-web.com

Global Value Web (GVW) is a laboratory (master) data processing service provider. Through managed services, GVW executes parts of information and knowledge intensive processes on behalf of its customers. Providing better, more accurate information, and therefore making our customers global supply chains and quality control labs more effective, efficient and reliable.

The model applied by GVW is a global operating model. Where GVW’s services are part of the customers overarching operating model. Services are aligned through governance, quality and quantity metrics, and operational process alignment.

GVW has extensive experience in the life sciences and pharmaceutical laboratory data.


Website: www.elsevier.com/rd-solutions/pharma-and-life-sciences

Elsevier R&D Solutions for Pharma & Life Sciences provides trusted, industry-tailored tools and services that provide the most relevant information and data to help companies make discoveries -- and decisions. Where pharmaceutical and life sciences companies spend their R&D dollars can be a critical factor in their ability to change and improve lives.  The right data, tools and collaborative endeavors are key to making the best decisions and successfully bringing a drug to market and then to ensuring patient safety. Learn more about how Elsevier R&D Solutions for Pharma & Life supports all stages of drug discovery and development.

Silver Sponsors

Thermo Scientific

Website: www.thermoscientific.com

Thermo Scientific Paperless Lab Solutions:  Helping You Find the ROI in Your Laboratory Investments

By connecting all of your data and automating your laboratory with a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) you can facilitate better collaboration and information sharing, reduce costs, and make more efficient use of your resources - from lab personnel, instruments and other lab investments, to software.   Thermo Scientific CONNECTS for the Paperless Lab can help you transform your business. Our Informatics solutions are designed and implemented in collaboration with our customers, fully optimizing existing laboratory instrumentation and equipment investments, delivering solutions to meet current needs but designed to grow as business needs demand.

Our Paperless Lab methodologies help laboratory professionals automate and integrate their operations to improve access to real-time information, and cost-effectively manage samples and resources, capture and analyze quality data, provide essential reports and ensure regulatory compliance.  Find out how Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS can give you control of your workflow, how Integration Manager can integrate your laboratory instrumentation and give you secure, centralize data management, and how Data Manager gives you archival storage and access for all scientific data.


Website: www.chem.agilent.com/en-US/Products-Services/Software-Informatics/Pages/default.aspx

Agilent is committed to providing advanced laboratory solutions that help scientists solve real-world problems such as ensuring the quality of food, water, and air; managing the world’s resources and energy; and developing therapeutics and diagnostics to fight disease.


Website: www.labvantage.com

LABVANTAGE, the most configurable, web-based LIMS in the market, is trusted by industry leaders worldwide. We help customers run their labs more efficiently and with fewer errors by automating tasks and integrating with instruments and systems. Our vast experience allows us to minimize risk of project delays or failures. Our system can adapt to changing business needs after initial implementation.

LABVANTAGE comes standard with features essential to laboratory operations. Built on a platform that is widely recognized as the best in the industry, LABVANTAGE can support hundreds of concurrent users as well as interface with most instruments.
With over 30 years of experience, LABVANTAGE powers hundreds of laboratories, large and small, worldwide. LABVANTAGE is the best choice for industries ranging from pharmaceuticals and consumer goods to molecular diagnostics and biobanking.


Website: www.labware.com

LabWare is recognized as the global leader in providing enterprise scale laboratory automation solutions. 
LabWare’s Enterprise Laboratory Platform is a unique and proven suite of product capabilities that encompass LIMS, ELN and LES method execution in an integrated and enterprise ready solution.
Our Enterprise Laboratory Platform combines the award-winning LabWare LIMS™ and LabWare ELN™, a comprehensive and fully integrated Electronic Laboratory Notebook application, which enables companies to optimize compliance, improve quality, increase productivity and reduce costs.
LabWare is a full service provider offering software, professional implementation services and validation assistance, training, and world class technical support to ensure our customers get the maximum value from their LabWare products.
By paying close attention to customer needs, making effective use of key technologies and serving as a reliable and trusted partner, LabWare has emerged as the clear industry leader in laboratory automation.


Website: www.perkinelmer.com

At PerkinElmer, we're taking action to improve the health and safety of people and their environment. PerkinElmer conceives and delivers scientific solutions, software and services to meet our society's ever changing needs. We're committed to transforming risk into safety, mystery into knowledge and ideas into action for a healthier today and a better tomorrow.

PerkinElmer delivers a comprehensive suite of scientific informatics and software solutions from instrument generated data, to enterprise solutions to mobile applications, providing scientists with the necessary tools to aggregate, search, mine, analyze and visualize critical data to help turn data into actionable insights in an automated, predictive and scalable way.

Our products include the industry leading ChemDraw® application, Electronic Lab Notebooks (cloud based Elements and enterprise E-Notebook, and the Tibco Sportfire® platform for scientific data analytics.


Website: http://www.dexstr.io/

DEXSTR is an innovative company founded by three experts in bioinformatics from major biopharmaceutical groups in which they detected that researchers spend too much time managing and handling their data.
Inspired by translational research, DEXSTR designed INQUIRO - a unique response which offers groundbreaking solutions to scientists in Life Sciences in order to collect, manage, operate and share their unstructured data and process it into knowledge. Our unique Scientific Knowledge Management System facilitates collaboration and improves the competitiveness of your teams thanks to an innovative approach based on the systematic use and exploitation of your scientific metadata.

Bronze Sponsor


Website: www.valuelabs.com/industries/healthcare-life-sciences/pharmaceuticals-and-life-sciences/?q

ValueLabs is a global business technology solutions and services provider to the life sciences and healthcare industries. In an age when technology plays a critical role in business strategy, we are pioneering industry-specific solutions We help our clients to quickly roll out new solutions that improve the quality of services to patients, operational efficiencies, seamlessly integrate with complex systems, comply with regulations, enhance user experience and reduce costs. We also help re-engineer existing systems to adopt the latest technologies and industry best practices. We offer the entire gamut of technology services – from consulting, application development and testing, to implementation, infrastructure management and back office operations for different segments of the industry.


Website: www.epiatech.com/

Epiatech is a software development company providing software services to IT divisions and QA/QC departments of pharmaceutical, biotech and chemical industries. Our team of software engineers perfectly combines core software development technologies with more than 15 years of experiences in laboratory informatics, mainly around LIMS systems. Proven history of successful projects, where Epiatech added significant value to various parts of lab automation processes, our flexibility, agility and attractive price/performance ratio – all these facts are already recognized by several leading global pharma companies and industry vendors.

Core Informatics

Website: www.CoreInformatics.com

Core Informatics delivers state of the art, web-based scientific informatics solutions to customers in a variety of industries. Our data management solutions include: Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS),Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN), and Scientific Data Management Systems (SDMS).
Underlying each of our products is the Platform for Science, including a powerful and flexible database which can be configured to meet customers’ needs without any custom coding. The Platform for Science-application architecture reduces the time and resources necessary to configure and deploy a data management solution, and ensures that any system deployed using the platform is stable, extensible, and user-friendly.
Our products are highly configurable, providing rapid deployment options to meet the needs of virtually any laboratory. The systems require no client software installation and are available as a hosted or installed solution.


Website: www.dotmatics.com

Dotmatics has rapidly emerged as the preferred informatics supplier to the world’s largest Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Chemical and Academic organisations. The Dotmatics Enterprise Platform is a scalable and high quality informatics system. Dotmatics web-based knowledge solutions include tools for knowledge management, data storage, enterprise querying and reporting and data analysis and visualisation. Agile development guarantees a state-of-the-art high quality technology platform that adapts to the ever changing needs of each customer.


Website: www.bluegrassconsulting.be/binocs/

Binocs is a best of breed web application that helps labs planning their resources to deliver planned project and day-to-day lab activities on time. Binocs optimises resource utilisation based on up-to-date capacity and demand data. In many cases Binocs captures such data from LIMS, SAP, PLM or other enterprise systems. With a unique approach to scenario planning, teams collaboratively find solutions to capacity bottlenecks in no time. Binocs is a product from bluecrux (bluecrux.com). Bluecrux has lifetimes of experience in quality, R&D and supply chain operations and is a trusted supplier for many global companies.

Session Sponsor

Abbott Informatics

Website: www.abbottinformatics.com/uk/home

For more than 27 years, Abbott Informatics helps laboratories around the world achieve their analytical, regulatory and business objectives with our informatics solutions. Our STARLIMS Laboratory Information Management Systems solution allows you to seamlessly integrate and analyze data across instruments, sites and systems. Fully web-based and customizable STARLIMS solutions put powerful data management a click away, no matter how you grow your enterprise. As your partner, Abbott Informatics helps your lab from sample intake to delivery of accurate results, driving smarter decision making for your business and customers throughout the entire process.

2016 Speakers Include:

Christoph Schaub
Director of Early Development & CMC IT Systems
Industrial Lab Automation
Peter Boogaard
Chief Executive Officer
Industrial Lab Automation
Michael Shanler
Research Director
Pistoia Alliance
John Wise
Executive Director
Pistoia Alliance
Alexander Rossi
Head of Laboratory Informatics Systems and Services
Roger Benz
Global QC Expert
Mats Sundgren
Principal Scientist
Ashley Scribbins
Head of Laboratory Sciences
Jan Hauß
Head of R&D LIMS
Martin Rice
Data Specialist
Christophe Peres
Head of Fragrance Analytical Research
Tony Davies
Lead Scientist
University of Southampton
Jeremy G. Frey
Head of Physical Chemistry Teaching
University of Southampton
Francois Bourdichon
Food Safety Analytical Governance Director
Hervé Martins
Global IT Project Manager
Arnaud Sartre
Global LIMS Business Leader
GSK Biologicals
Bernard t'Serstevens
Senior Manager QC International Coordination
GSK Biologicals
Pere Guiro
Head of Pharmaceutical Technology
The Coca-Cola Company
Jerome Zanon
Technical Information Specialist
The Coca-Cola Company
Juergen Schmitz
Global Head of Technical Operations and Quality IT