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The Jackson Laboratory Consolidates IT Systems; Selects Instem Preclinical Solutions

Provantis Preclinical SaaS with Resource Planning Product Selected for Rapid Deployment at Sacramento Facility

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA - (BUSINESS WIRE) – August 31, 2011 - - Instem, a leading provider of early development software applications, announced today that The Jackson Laboratory has purchased Instem’s Provantis Preclinical solution, including its comprehensive resource planning product, TRP™.

Founded in 1929 as a cancer research facility, The Jackson Laboratory (Jackson) is an independent, nonprofit organization conducting research in the area of cancers, neurobiology, metabolic diseases, immunology, developmental and reproductive biology, and computational biology and bioinformatics.  Their mission is to discover the genetic basis for preventing, treating and curing human disease, and to enable research for the global biomedical community.

Key Facts

  • Instem integrated General Toxicology, Pathology and Formulation  modules with Toxicology Resource Planning (TRP) product, deploying at Jackson site in Sacramento, California
  • TRP will enable Jackson to schedule studies, resources, equipment, animals and facilities to improve study throughput and increase up-time with less administration
  • Jackson will be using SaaS delivery model from Instem’s US-based data center
  • Project includes integration of Jackson’s existing ERP system and replaces numerous custom-built applications
  • Instem providing dedicated on-site resources to support rapid deployment

“We are seeing organizations of all sizes wanting to consolidate their systems to help integrate and streamline processes and in many cases reduce costs,” comments John Anderson-Carter, VP North American Sales at Instem. “More than ever, who they choose as their primary solutions provider is of critical importance. Instem’s stability and global market leadership was clearly a differentiator for Jackson, and we are eager to support their mission of advancing human health.”

Jackson additionally provides scientific resources, techniques and data to the global research community and has accumulated much recognition in their work. Twenty-two Nobel Prizes connected to Jackson research, resources and education programs have been awarded from 1960 to 2009. Jackson additionally breeds and manages colonies of mice, supplying other research institutions and scientists nearly 3 million JAX mice in over 50 countries each year.

About The Jackson Laboratory

The Jackson Laboratory is a nonprofit biomedical research institution and National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center based in Bar Harbor, Maine, with a facility in Sacramento, Calif. Its mission is to discover the genetic basis for preventing, treating and curing human diseases, and to enable research and education for the global biomedical community.

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About Instem

Instem is a leading supplier of IT applications to the early development healthcare market delivering compelling solutions for data collection, management and analysis across the R&D continuum. Instem applications are in use by customers worldwide, meeting the rapidly expanding needs of life science and healthcare organizations for data-driven decision making, leading to safer, more effective products.

Instem’s portfolio of software solutions increases client productivity by automating study-related processes while offering the unique ability to generate new knowledge through the extraction and harmonization of actionable scientific information.

Instem supports over 400 clients through full service offices in the United States, United Kingdom and China with additional locations in Japan and India.

Meeting clients at the intersection of investment & return™.

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