Pfizer and GGA Software Services Present Open-Source Electronic Lab Notebook at Bio-IT World Conference in Boston on April 10

  Pfizer and GGA Software Services Present Open-Source Electronic Lab Notebook
  at Bio-IT World Conference in Boston on April 10

Open-Source Indigo ELN Promotes Cost-Effective Research Collaboration

Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2013

Business Wire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- April 9, 2013

GGA Software Services LLC, a leading provider of outsourced scientific
informatics and software services to the life sciences industry, announced
today that GGA and Pfizer will present Indigo ELN, the industry’s leading
open-source chemistry electronic laboratory notebook, at the 2013 Bio-IT World
Conference and Expo in Boston, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, April 10, at 12:00
PM. The annualBio-IT WorldConference and Expo has established itself as the
premier event showcasing technology and informatics applications for
biomedical research and drug discovery.

Pfizer granted GGA an exclusive license to develop, distribute, and maintain
Indigo ELN, an open-source version of Pfizer's internal chemistry electronic
lab notebook. Indigo ELN is now available for the research and development
community to use. The system is publically available for downloading at GGA’s
website under the open-source GNU General Public License, version 3. For more
information on Indigo ELN and to download the application, please visit:

The presentation is titled: GGA Software Services’ Indigo ELN: The Open-Source
Version of Pfizer’s Chemistry ELN. Yuriy Gankin, Ph.D., Chief Scientific
Officer of GGA, and Steven Trudel, Business Partner, Chemistry and
Pharmacology, at Pfizer, will make the presentation together. The presentation
will review Indigo ELN’s key features and benefits, as well as its origination
from Pfizer’s internal chemistry ELN. The presentation will be held on
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12:00 PM in the Conference Track 11: Collaborations
and Open Access Innovations.

Benefitting from the considerable investment by Pfizer in its internal
chemistry ELN, Indigo ELN provides scientists with a proven way to create,
store, retrieve, and share electronic records of chemistry information in ways
that meet all legal, regulatory, technical, and scientific requirements. It
allows scientists to prepare, plan, and analyze experiments, access relevant
information, and develop new methods in the areas of synthetic chemistry,
analytical chemistry, and process chemistry.

In addition to delivering this presentation, Dr. Gankin will chair the
Information Management and Collaborative Drug Discovery Section of Track 9:
Drug Discovery Informatics, on the morning of Wednesday, April 10. GGA will be
exhibiting at the Bio-IT World Expo in Booth 400 with demonstrations of Indigo
ELN and a review of GGA’s scientific informatics solutions for pharma and life
sciences companies.

About GGA Software Services LLC

GGA Software Services LLC provides superior performance in meeting the
complete range of software engineering, algorithm development, and knowledge
management needs of the world's leading companies. GGA combines world-class
informatics and support services with deep domain expertise in science and
mathematics to create solutions that meet our clients’ business, technical,
and scientific challenges. GGA’s collaborative approach consistently delivers
outstanding class results, enhanced capabilities, and increased productivity
to our clients. Global corporations rely on GGA to provide ongoing informatics
services, including Microsoft SharePoint® development, support, maintenance,
and QA services, to enhance their internal resources. GGA also develops
innovative technology solutions for information management, including its PDF
Viewer web-based PDF management application as well as a suite of open-source
cheminformatics analysis applications. Since 1994, GGA has successfully served
as an extended workbench for its clients, allowing them to both achieve their
critical objectives and maximize their informatics budget. For more
information, please visit our website at


GGA Software Services LLC
Jim Martin, +1-617-491-5100, ext. 224
Director of Market Development
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