Press release | 2nd April 2009

IDBS' E-WorkBook for Biology (BioBook) Selected to Provide GLP Data Management for a Leading FDA Approved CRO

Guildford, UK, April 2 2009 – IDBS today announced that BSL BIOSERVICE Scientific Laboratories GmbH have purchased E-WorkBook, and its Biology extension, BioBook, for use in their GLP-regulated in-vivo department, where it will capture, search, protect and share high value research and preclinical data on behalf of a broad spectrum of international clients.

BSL BIOSERVICE is a leading contract research organization, providing a full range of preclinical services for the pharmaceutical, chemical, medical device, biotechnology and cosmetic industries. As a member of the Eurofin group, BSL BIOSERVICE provide the best in class testing services across the EU and is listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to perform bioassays.

“We are excited about our new business relationship with IDBS” says Wolfram Riedel, CEO of BSL BIOSERVICE. He continued “In addition to needing the right tools to handle complex biological data, we also needed a partner who understood the demanding requirements of GLP and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance”.

Neil Kipling, founder and CEO of IDBS commented, “E-WorkBook for biology (BioBook) has now become the solution of choice for the capture, analysis and storage of preclinical data; its increasing selection for use in regulated (GxP) environments is testament to its security, robustness and scalability. We are pleased to add Bioservice to our growing list of international E-WorkBook clients in the GLP area. IDBS will continue to invest in innovation and delivering forward-looking technologies to the worldwide R&D market.”

About IDBS

IDBS is a trusted provider of integrated data management software and service solutions to both the life science and non-life science industries. The company’s ActivityBase and E-WorkBook Suites provide gold standard chemistry and biology data support from target validation to GxP validated phases of the R&D process. The company supports long term relationships with the leading research organizations, maximizing the value of research data by enabling the capture, storage, sharing and use of data, while protecting intellectual property across the spectrum of research activities.

Headquartered in Guildford, UK, IDBS has worldwide coverage, with U.S. offices in California, New Jersey and Massachusetts, consultancy teams across Europe and a network which delivers IDBS products and advisory services across Asia. Founded in 1989, IDBS employs more than 170 people worldwide.

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