The Ontologies Mapping project has been set up to create better tools and establish best practices for ontology management in life sciences R&D. The project will see the Pistoia Alliance develop a set of standardized guidelines, tools and services to enable the universal application of ontologies.
This phase of expansion breaks new ground for the Pistoia Alliance as the membership base now includes diagnostic laboratories for the first time.
The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance of life science organizations that work together to lower barriers to innovation in R&D, has announced the line-up for its 2015 Spring Conference.
The March 2015 edition of the Pistoia Alliance newsletter, Innovation in Action, is available to download as a PDF document.
We are pleased to announce the full agenda for April 14th, the public day of our Spring conference. If you'd like to attend, please register now! We've been working hard to put together an interesting day's content for the benefit of our members and friends alike, and we hope to encourage some lively debate and discussion that will support the creation of the next generation of Pistoia Alliance projects.
ChEMBL 20 incorporates the Hierarchical Editing Language for Macromolecules (HELM), the macromolecular representation standard recently released by the Pistoia Alliance.
Controlled Substance Compliance Services (CSCS), a project managed by the Pistoia Alliance, which helps companies check the legal requirements around using controlled substances in pharmaceutical research, is set to expand to China.
The Pistoia Alliance’s new members include large global companies, startups, and academic organizations, including Amgen, Lundbeck, Dotmatics Limited, quattroresearch GmbH, Patcore Inc., Hewlett-Packard Company, the University of Reading, Cambridgene, and QFAB.
The Pistoia Alliance Debates series will continue on Tuesday January 20th with a webinar entitled “Ontologies as the glue for knowledge management: use cases and challenges.”