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Cranage, Cheshire, United Kingdom, 2006/05/10 - Thermo Electron Corporation, the leading provider of analytical instruments and informatics solutions, today announced that WuXi PharmaTech Co., Ltd., the leader in the pharmaceutical R&D services industry in China..
Thermo Electron Corporation, the leading provider of analytical instruments and informatics solutions, today announced that WuXi PharmaTech Co., Ltd., the leader in the pharmaceutical R&D services industry in China, has selected Watson LIMS™ to meet the specific data management requirements of its bioanalytical facilities.
Shanghai-based WuXi PharmaTech serves 19 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies and 8 of the top 10 biopharmaceutical companies in the world, helping them to shorten the cycle and lower the cost of drug research and development. WuXi provides discovery and development services, from lead identification to pre-clinical, at its state-of-the-art facilities.
“This agreement to deploy Watson LIMS catapults our bioanalytical service group to the globally accepted quality level,” said Dr. Ge Li, chaiman and CEO of WuXi PharmaTech. “Using Thermo LIMS will significantly accelerate our analysis and laboratory turn-around, reduce costs associated with sample management, and increase workflow efficiency. As an integrated solution, it will substantially enable our laboratory services group to bring high quality services to our clients.”
Watson is the industry leading laboratory information management system (LIMS) for bioanalytical labs. As a purpose-built, commercial-off-the-shelf solution, Watson promotes compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations and 21 CFR Part 11 guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Watson is relied on by 18 of the top 20 global pharmaceutical organizations, and is widely used in leading biotechnology and contract research organizations worldwide.
Watson is part of Thermo’s pharmaceutical suite of informatics solutions. Thermo’s purpose-built solutions include Nautilus LIMS™ for research and development, particularly in biotechnology; Galileo LIMS™ for in vitro ADME/Tox research; Watson for bioanalysis; and Darwin LIMS™ for pharmaceutical manufacturing R&D and quality control. Thermo also provides the Enterprise Pharmacology (EP) Series™ and Kinetica™ as dedicated DMPK analysis tools, GRAMS/AI for spectral data processing, and Atlas CDS™, selected a top chromatography data system in 2005.
For more information please call Thermo Electron on 866-463-6522
Thermo is the worldwide leader in laboratory software and related services, providing enterprise-wide, multi-laboratory solutions that have become the corporate standard at leading organizations. Our LIMS and CDS are facilitating laboratory data in the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, petrochemical and chemical plants, food and beverage manufacturers, and other major industries. To support our global installations, Thermo provides implementation, validation, training, maintenance and support from the industry’s largest worldwide informatics services network.
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