In this post are links to all the slide decks from the Pistoia Alliance USA Conference 2016, held in Boston on Tuesday 18th October 2016.
Innovative startups demonstrate cutting-edge methods of harnessing and using scientific big data to accelerate research.
We are delighted to announce the 5 finalists for the Pistoia Alliance President’s Startup Challenge 2016. They show innovative solutions that demonstrate how the harnessing and utilisation of scientific data will truly advance scientific research and development in this age of exponential data creation.
Healthcare is officially joining the big data club. With the advent of high-throughput genomics, life scientists are starting to grapple with massive data sets, encountering challenges with handling, processing and moving information that were once the domain of astronomers and physicists.
The presentation and recording from the "Sequence Analysis in the Regulated Domain" Pistoia Alliance Debates webinar held on Tuesday 20th September 2016 are available here.
An IoT environment can allow healthcare organizations to proactively identify and respond to situations in real-time. Harnessing the right technology and combining it with process improvements helps achieve better patient care and better operational results.
Led by Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO, the Australian Government is establishing a National Research Infrastructure Roadmap that will guide future priorities for strategic investments over the next decade in key national research infrastructure capabilities. A recent Issues Paper highlighted important aspects being considered for the national research infrastructure which is described as assets, facilities and services to support research that drives leading-edge innovation in Australia and that is equally accessible to publicly and privately funded users nationally and internationally.
The tension between private rights and the public good is apparent in many recent public policy debates. With today’s polarized politics, policy discussions are increasingly challenging. Thankfully, there is a path forward for the use of de-identified data and biospecimens that both protects the individual and achieves the public good.
This report examines the key trends in laboratory data knowledge management as well as the challenges and solutions shaping the future of the laboratory informatics landscape. Included is a survey that gathered the responses of stakeholders from around the world asking for insight on some of their known concerns and difficulties as well as key criteria for vendor selection.