IDBS Wins Innovation in Business at Surrey Business Awards 2009
News Apr 09, 2009
IDBS, the global provider of data management solutions for research and development companies, have been presented with the Innovation in Business Award at the Surrey Business Awards 2009.
According to IDBS, it has received the award based on the continued success of its data management solutions, its international reach and passion for improving research data management.
IDBS’ first product Suite, ActivityBase, remains the gold standard solution for drug discovery screening; the growing E-WorkBook Suite has continued IDBS’ tradition of providing advances in the way research data can be used, secured and retrieved, improving the return on investment for research companies across a wide range of industries.
Chairman of the judges, Michael Price said: "The Surrey Business Awards have attracted a great number of organizations from across the county, illustrating that Surrey businesses are keener than ever to promote themselves and gain the recognition they deserve.”
Neil Kipling, founder and CEO of IDBS commented: “We are honored to be given the Innovation in Business Award. For 20 years, IDBS has listened to its clients around the world and innovated its technology on their behalf. We take great pleasure from the fact that our solutions have enabled scientists to make significant gains in productivity and efficiency.
“The E-WorkBook Suite has already demonstrated dramatic reductions in client costs by enabling the phasing out of paper laboratory notebooks and the management of all their research data electronically. It also reduces time spent in analyzing data and compiling reports, giving scientists more time for research, and it directly enables data collaboration across companies, and around the world.
“We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for their continued support and loyalty.”
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