ActivityBase 8.0 Delivers Increased Personal Productivity and Reduced Administration

New Web-Based Features for Scientific Screening Data Management

Guildford, UK, and Burlington, Mass., September 08, 2011 - IDBS, a global provider of innovative data management, analytics and modeling solutions, today announced the release of ActivityBase 8.0, the latest version of its gold standard screening data management solution. This release enhances personal productivity at a time of increasing data volumes and further eases administration and deployment through a revolutionary web-based user interface.

Version 8.0, available today, provides unparalleled speed of data storage. It now allows scientists to multitask inside and outside the application during this process, freeing up time for other activities. ActivityBase 8.0 contains a new browser based interface, providing scientists with remote web based compound registration and efficient access to data from any location. This web-client interface also delivers faster software deployments and easier administration to IT groups.

ActivityBase Suite continues to set the benchmark for a secure and accessible data environment that manages ultra-high throughput to low-throughput screening with the highest levels of data context. It retains the important relationships between test items, test conditions and results in both small and large molecule drug discovery, biofuels, agrochemicals and fast-moving consumer goods innovation.

"While other providers are abandoning their systems - and customers - in this critical area, we continue to invest in providing the very best in new technology for high capacity experimentation in pharmaceuticals, academia and industrial discovery,” said Neil Kipling, founder and CEO of IDBS. “ActivityBase continues to set the standard for screening data management and with this new version we now provide the highest levels of flexibility, scalability and performance."

To find out more about the new functionality, please view the on-demand webinar on ActivityBase 8.0.

About IDBS

IDBS is a global provider of innovative enterprise data management, analytics and modeling solutions. The company’s uniquely sophisticated platform technologies are used by more than 200 pharmaceutical companies, major healthcare providers, global leaders in academic study, and high tech companies to increase efficiency, reduce costs and improve the productivity of industrial R&D and clinical research. IDBS is clearly differentiated by its unique combination of award-winning enterprise technologies and domain knowledge in R&D.

IDBS’ solutions help scientists, hospitals and R&D businesses produce the world’s newest therapeutics, diagnostics and personalized treatments, faster, cleaner engines and fuels, breakthroughs in productive agriculture, healthy, safer food products, and high tech materials and consumer products.

Founded in 1989 and privately held, IDBS is headquartered in Guildford, UK with a direct sales and support presence worldwide. IDBS is a Profit Track 100 company and the recipient of multiple awards including the Frost and Sullivan ‘Enabling Technology’ Award in R&D data management for 2010 and Queen’s Award for International Trade 2011. Further information can be found at, or follow us on Twitter @IDBSsoftware.