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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 401,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., (ACD/Labs) is an informatics company that develops and commercializes solutions in support of R&D. Our software platforms unify analytical and chemical information in a collaborative environment; and provide tools that enable scientists to extract, capture, and apply knowledge from analytical experiments and predicted molecular property data. We integrate with existing informatics systems and undertake custom projects including enterprise-level automation. ACD/Labs solutions are used globally in a variety of industries including pharma/biotech, chemicals, consumer goods, agrochemicals, petrochemicals, and academic/government institutions. With over two decades of success helping organizations accelerate R&D and leverage corporate intelligence, ACD/Labs provides worldwide sales and support.

The BioRAFT platform is an innovative and powerful solution for enterprise laboratory safety, compliance, and management. Designed with specialist knowledge from scientific researchers and EHS professionals, BioRAFT streamlines and automates the traditionally burdensome processes of material tracking, equipment management, training requirements, and reporting. BioRAFT prioritizes best-in- class IT Security, user-centered design, and extensive configurable features. By providing easily accessible and actionable data, the system reduces organizational overhead while increasing personnel productivity and efficiency.

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery and delivery solutions. Through its relationships with those who use and create content, CCC drives market-based solutions that fuel research, power publishing and respect copyright. With its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, CCC provides solutions for millions of people from the world’s largest companies and academic institutions.

Databiology is a global Software and Services company that provides enterprise software solutions to facilitate globally distributed biomedical information management and data analysis for the life sciences and healthcare sectors. The Databiology software operates as a data integration and interoperability hub to enable customers to undertake end-to-end biomedical research using any data from any data source, running any analysis applications on any available infrastructure (HPC or Cloud). www.databiology.com

DNAnexus combines expertise in cloud computing and bioinformatics to create the global network for genomics, operating in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including China), South America, and Africa. The secure, scalable, and collaborative cloud-based DNAnexus Platform helps thousands of researchers across a spectrum of industries – biopharmaceutical, bioagricultural, sequencing services, clinical diagnostics, government, and research consortia – accelerate their genomics programs globally.

Elsevier helps pharma & life science professionals apply reliable science to develop innovative, targeted drugs and ensure compliance and safety.  Our pharma & life sciences solution— Reaxys, ScienceDirect , ScopusEmbaseQUOSA PVPharmaPendium and Pathway Studio —integrate data, analytics and technology to help professionals make data-driven drug discovery and development decisions and streamline literature monitoring for pharmacovigilance. Elsevier is also a trusted partner in the curation, normalization, and integration of life science data. Our Professional Services team, composed of experts in life sciences research and informatics solutions, helps drive innovative pharmaceutical research by resolving challenges with data quality and integration and making data easier for researchers to compare, analyze, interpret and share. The results are increased R&D productivity, increased return on information, and reduced cost of IT support.  For more information visit Elsevier here.

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global leader committed to innovating for a healthier world. Our dedicated team of over 9,000 employees worldwide are passionate about providing customers with an unmatched experience as they help solve critical issues especially impacting the diagnostics, discovery and analytical solutions markets. Our innovative detection, imaging, informatics and service capabilities, combined with deep market knowledge and expertise, help customers gain earlier and more accurate insights to improve lives and the world around us.  At PerkinElmer, our Informatics focus is on redefining how labs at major universities, large Pharma and Biotech embrace electronic data capture, cloud-based applications and collaborative tools to modernize their research environments. Starting with E-Notebook, Cloud-Based Collaboration Suite to TIBCO Spotfire® analytics and discovery platform. As a result, thousands of scientists now benefit from PerkinElmer solutions for visualizing and analyzing chemical structures and data from omics, high-content imaging, high-throughput screening, flow cytometry, and quantified histopathology experiments.

ReSurfX Inc. provides highly accurate analytics solutions enabling life sciences and healthcare organizations to achieve markedly better decisions and outcomes to increase ROI and innovation. Visit us at http://resurfx.com or contact us at info@resurfx.com to learn how ReSurfX’s uniquely powerful data analytics can accelerate realization of automated knowledge extraction, personalized and evidence based medicine, clinical grade applications, and outcomes based business models. Our novel and proprietary Adaptive Hypersurface Technology (AHT) improves accuracy, enables novel insights and has inherent personalization. AHT yielded unprecedented levels of accuracy compared to other analytic approaches on widely studied benchmark data sets and customer data initiatives. Our enterprise-grade cloud based software product ReSurfX::vysen delivers the benefits of AHT, currently for gene expression analysis, with an attractive tiered pricing model that aligns cost for customers with their volume of data usage. ReSurfX sensor/component level technology redesign solutions improve the quality of data while simplifying data usage (e.g., sequencing, diagnostics). ReSurfX has been recognized with accolades for advanced approach to data analytics, personalized medicine and big data utilization.

TetraScience is the leading Internet of Things (IoT) for science company. With TetraScience, laboratories connect existing instruments to a single online dashboard where they can manage experiments and access data. Some of the most prestigious R&D organizations use TetraScience to help them be more productive, compliant, and consistent. Visit www.tetrascience.com for more information.

The Hyve is an international fast growing company, providing professional services in translational bioinformatics and medical informatics research and development. The Hyve builds on existing open source software, bringing the innovation from the academic community to enterprise application in pharma and healthcare. Services include software development, data curation and consultancy.

Transcriptic is the robotic cloud laboratory for life sciences. Transcriptic’s revolutionary, automated cellular and molecular biology platform enables scalable life science research with flexibility and precision. The convenient and simple web interface allows biologists to control their science and generate data from virtually anywhere in the world. Transcriptic frees researchers to focus on the creative aspects of their science by providing faster, more reliable and repeatable processes with vastly lower capital costs than previously possible. More information on Transcriptic can be found at www.Transcriptic.com.