IDBS and Titian to provide complete solution for drug discovery market

Guildford, United Kingdom, October 2, 2007 - IDBS, a leading provider of advanced software solutions to the life science industry, today announced a strategic partnership with Titian Software Ltd (London, UK).

Founded in 1999, Titian specializes in sample management and provides industry-leading inventory management solutions to enable the supply of compounds, reagents and biological samples to vital scientific research processes. Titian has worked with a broad range of customers, including major global pharmaceutical and smaller screening organizations.

IDBS and Titian have entered into a strategic collaboration whereby they will provide a comprehensive, customer-focused solution for life science organizations. IDBS' applications will interact with Titian's Mosaic inventory management system to streamline customer workflow, increasing screening efficiency, throughput and data integrity.

"This agreement represents a great opportunity to tailor our products towards our customers' needs. IDBS' industry-leading data management capabilities will complement our expertise in inventory management, strengthening our value proposition to the life science industry," commented Richard Fry, co-founder and Commercial Director of Titian.

Neil Kipling, founder and CEO of IDBS, commented: "Increasingly our customers have indicated a need for flexible inventory management. Our customers will benefit from the direct integration with ActivityBase, providing them with the best possible solution for managing their screening and discovery data."