Tag Archives: life sciences

Dovel Subsidiary Wins Potential $105M NIH Contract; Damon Griggs Quoted

Damon Griggs CEO Dovel Technologies

Dovel Technologies subsidiary Medical Science & Computing has been awarded a potential $105 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the National Institutes of Health's Intramural Research Program. "We are honored to have this opportunity to continue serving NIH's mission through intramural biomedical and clinical research," said Damon Griggs, Dovel CEO.

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Lou Von Thaer, President & CEO of Battelle

Every day, scientists work to further man’s understanding of the world around us, attempting to devise solutions and further comprehension in planning for the future. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, companies like Battelle conduct research and development, design and manufacture modernized products, and deliver services …

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DoD Picks 160 University Researchers to Receive Instrumentation Acquisition Funds

The Defense Department has awarded $47 million in total grants to 160 university researchers at 84 institutions to help them purchase equipment for defense research and student research training. DoD said Thursday its service research offices received 685 proposals for the fiscal 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and selected meritorious submissions that tackle science and engineering research …

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Jacobs to Help Novartis Pharma Expand Biotech Center in France; Robert Norfleet Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for Novartis Pharma‘s estimated $100 million  biotechnology center expansion project in France. Novartis Pharma aims to increase its biotechnology center’s production capacity by 70 percent and build a second line of purification to manufacture multiple drugs at the same time, Jacobs …

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Leidos, NIH Launch Portal for Alternative Biomedical Research Funding; Jim Pannucci Comments

Leidos and the National Institutes of Health have developed a website that aims to match unfunded biomedical research proposals with alternative funding opportunities through public-private partnerships. The team has created the Online Partnership to Accelerate Research portal, which works to assess proposals based on research priority areas and allow participating organizations to fund research …

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Reportstack: Health IT Outsourcing Market to See 9% Annual Growth Through 2019

A new market report has projected an 8.60 percent compound annual growth rate for the healthcare and life sciences information technology outsourcing market from 2015 to 2019. Reportstack said Tuesday healthcare providers enlist third-party vendors to provide enterprise IT infrastructure and application management services. According to the report, cloud computing …

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Homi Kapadia to Lead Deloitte Life Sciences Consulting Practice

Homi Kapadia, a 28-year veteran of Deloitte, has succeeded Terry Hisey as vice chairman and national life sciences head at the financial advisory firm. Kapadia will be based in Philadelphia and be responsible for overseeing the company’s consulting services for pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and healthcare organizations, Deloitte said Monday. …

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Oracle Unveils New Clinical Research Data Mgmt Platform; Steve Rosenberg Comments

Oracle has released a new data management product that works to help life sciences organizations analyze, process and integrate large volumes of data from clinical trials. The Health Sciences Data Management Workbench platform is built to operate with an Oracle-designed life sciences data hub and automatically gathers multi-source study findings, …

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Moffitt Cancer Center Subsidiary Joins Deloitte Analytics Consortium; Nitin Mittal Comments

Moffitt Cancer Center subsidiary M2Gen has joined Deloitte’s analytics consortium to help provide medicine studies and services to life science organizations and cancer centers. M2Gen intends to contribute to the ConvergeHEALTH consortium’s works of identifying biomarkers, matching gene-based clinical trial and creating real-world evidence, Deloitte said Tuesday. Nitin Mittal, principal …

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Iron Mountain, SOLABS Enter SaaS Hosting Deal; Mark Kidd Comments

Iron Mountain has been chosen by enterprise quality management technology provider SOLABS to provide colocation services for SOLABS’ cloud-based offering. Under a multi-year deal, Iron Mountain will host the SOLABS QM software-as-a-service platform for life sciences clients from an underground storage facility in Pennsylvania, Iron Mountain said Monday. The SOLABS cloud …

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