NextGen Sciences Ltd., a company developing and manufacturing platform technologies for protein research, and LabVantage Solutions, Inc.
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies, the healthcare IT business of General Electric Company, and Triple G Systems Group announced that GE Canada Enterprises Company (GE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Electric Company, has completed the acquisition of Triple G.
LION bioscience AG announced an agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO) for its SRS software and for LION SolutionCenter Professional Services. The EPO has licensed LION's SRS to assist in the review and approval of patent applications in the life sciences area.
Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco say they may have found a promising solution. They've developed a faster, more reliable test for identifying the disease, possibly even in living cows. Current tests can only detect the disease after the cow dies.
Tripos and United Devices announced plans to grid-enable Tripos' virtual screening applications to operate on United Devices' grid computing platform.
Bio-Rad Laboratories has entered into a research, supply and co-marketing agreement with Cell Signaling Technology (CST). Under this exclusive collaboration, Bio-Rad will develop multiplex bead-based assays for its Bio-Plex suspension array system using antibodies developed and validated by CST.
Accelrys, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pharmacopeia, Inc.and active member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced a strategic agreement in which Accelrys will embed Oracle technology into their Discovery Studio family of products.
Thermo Electron Corporation has signed an agreement to acquire laboratory equipment provider Jouan SA for 110.9 million euros (currently USD $124 million) in cash plus the assumption of approximately 7.1 million euros (USD $8.0 million) of consolidated net debt.
Sun Microsystems announced that Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Bill Joy, is leaving Sun. Joy joined Sun Microsystems in 1982, the year of its inception. Most recently he has served as the company's chief scientist.
Oracle Corporation has extended its previously announced tender offer for all of the common stock of PeopleSoft, Inc. to midnight EDT on Friday, October 17, 2003. The tender offer was previously set to expire at midnight EDT on Friday, September 19, 2003.
The Alzheimer's Association and Intel Corporation today announced the formation of a consortium to spur development of technologies for the home to help people with Alzheimer's disease.
Linux Networx announced its support of the new Intel Itanium processors, the Itanium 2 processor at 1.40 GHz with 1.5MB L3 cache and the Low Voltage Intel Itanium 2 processor at 1.0 GHz with 1.5 MB of L3 cache.
EMC Corporation announced support for Oracle Database 10g with EMC Automated Networked Storage systems and software.
The University of Texas at Austin and IBM Research, based on support from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will collaborate to produce an adaptive, high-performance microprocessor.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced plans to further enable its enterprise infrastructure technologies for grid computing. By leveraging open grid standards, HP plans to help customers simplify the use and management of distributed IT (information technology) resources.