SOURCE: Bio-IT World

April 27, 2007 11:41 ET

Bio-IT World Magazine Announces Best of Show Awards Finalists for the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo

Winners to Be Announced at May 1st Awards Ceremony

NEEDHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 27, 2007 -- Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Bio-IT World, the industry's premier B-to-B publication addressing the technologies driving discovery, development and clinical trials, today announced the finalists of their Bio-IT World Conference & Expo Best of Show Awards. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on May 1st at the conference, which takes place April 30-May 1 at the World Trade Center in Boston. (

Judged by a team of Bio-IT World magazine editors and leading industry experts, the awards program spotlights new products that demonstrate exceptional technology innovation across the life sciences research, discovery, and clinical trials process. Finalists were chosen among entries submitted from leading bio-IT vendors exhibiting at the conference and expo, based on the products' technical merit, functionality and innovation. Products considered as finalists are new products or significant product upgrades introduced between May 2006 and April 2007.

The judges selected the following products as Best of Show finalists within four core categories:

Information Technology Infrastructure:
Isilon Systems
ClearSpeed Technologies
CLC bio

eClinical Technology:
Phase Forward
Raining Data

Life Science Software & Informatics:
Ingenuity Systems

Notebook and LIMS:
LabVantage Solutions
"Selected by prominent judges with years of experience in the bio-science fields, the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo's Best of Show Awards finalists consist of products within IT, informatics and life science technologies that have captured the attention of our judges because of their innovation and leadership in their respective markets," said John Russell, executive editor, Bio-IT World. "These awards recognize the products that are fueling tomorrow's discoveries."

One winner in each category will be selected after judges have reviewed the products on the show floor at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo. Executive Editor of Bio-IT World John Russell will present the awards at the ceremony May 1, from 6:15pm - 7:15pm. The awards ceremony, which will be held on the Expo floor, is open to all attendees, exhibitors and members of the press. Winners of the Best of Show Awards will receive honorary signage, an awards logo, and an engraved award. They also will be featured on the Bio-IT World website with additional coverage in an upcoming issue of the magazine. For complete coverage of the awards, along with continuous updates from Boston's Bio-IT World Conference & Expo by Bio-IT World editors, visit

About Bio-IT World: (

Bio-IT World publishes critical information across a variety of media to meet the needs of bio-IT professionals. Coverage focuses on the range of tools and techniques, both computational and experimental, that increase the efficiency and success of drug discovery, development, and clinical trials.

Bio-IT World and accompanying website,, as well as content-specific e-newsletters (eCliniqua, Weekly Update, and Systems Biology) impact over a hundred thousand life science professionals every month. Established in September 2001, Bio-IT World has received more than 34 awards for editorial and design excellence.

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Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) is the industry leader offering the preeminent source of information to the leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations. Delivering an assortment of resources such as events, reports, publications and e-newsletters, CHI portfolio of products includes Cambridge Healthtech Institute Events, Pharmaceutical Strategy Series, Insight Pharma Reports, Marketing Services, Bio-IT World Magazine and Cambridge Healthtech Institute Media Group, which delivers numerous research area specific e-newsletters.

Founded in 1992, Cambridge Healthtech Institute strives to develop quality information sources that provide valuable new insights and competing points of view while offering balanced coverage of the latest developments. Basic research related to commercial implications is covered, with heavy emphasis placed on end-user insights into new products and technology as well as coverage on the strategy behind the business.

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