Having won the 2014 Best Practice Award at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo, HELM again attracted plenty of attention at this year’s meeting (Boston, April 21-23 2015). Numerous contributions gave an overview of the growing HELM ecosystem and its adoption by the pharmaceutical industry.
From the behemoth of IBM's Watson engine and its recent introduction to oncology decision support, to various search & text mining tools, all of these approaches will depend on rules on the definition of entities and the descriptive vocabularies and/or ontologies that are used.
The May 2015 edition of the Pistoia Alliance newsletter, Innovation in Action, is available to download as a PDF document.
The landscape of alliances, foundations, partnerships and consortia in the life sciences world is complex, with many organisations existing that may overlap in their aims or share a significant proportion of their membership. Understanding our place in this complex web of connections is essential for cost-effective and productive life science research.
The business case commissioned for the Standardised Data Warehouse idea has been completed and is now available on the idea page in IP3.
The presentation and recording from the "Can R&D IT keep up?" webinar held on Wednesday 29th April 2015 are available here.
Bio-IT World have published a summary of the Pistoia Alliance Annual European Conference held in Zurich, Switzerland, earlier this month.
The release of the HELM Editor by the Pistoia Alliance in 2014 inspired a team at Roche and quattro research to use this technology for the registration of antibodies engineered at Roche’s research sites.
Links to presentations shown at the recent Pistoia Alliance Annual Spring Conference, held at HP's offices in Zurich, Switzerland, on April 14th.