Thermo Scientific LIS 2010

The South African road show was held in conjunction with the Thermo Scientific partner LimsTricS, based in Pretoria. Three events were held over three days in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. Around 75 delegates from a variety of industries across the country including customers and prospects from power, sugar, agriculture, healthcare, metals and minerals, mining, chemical manufacturing, biobanking and coatings manufacturing attended the event. Local Thermo Scientific representatives from the Scientific and Process Instruments Divisions were also on hand to greet their customers and answer any queries on their products.

The agenda included the following:

  • Use of LIMS to ease ISO 17025 compliance
  • Enhanced data visualisation capabilities
  • An overview of the enhanced functionalities available in the new version of Thermo Scientific SampleManager
  • Integration of instrumentation, enterprise systems and other software
  • A case study of the SampleManager implementations at South African Sugar Association (SASA).

Feedback from the attendees indicated that they considered the events to be very informative. From the high level of interest Thermo Scientific indicated that they would certainly plan to visit again.