Orlando was chosen because of the rapidly growing, highly educated health and life sciences workforce … It is our hope to mentor the right people to work with our clients in the pharmaceutical, clinical, government and research and development industries.
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 08, 2012
LabAnswer, the nation’s leading laboratory informatics consultancy, announced the creation of a science and technology Center of Excellence (COE) in Central Florida. After opening in October of 2011, the LabAnswer Center of Excellence already employs ten full time laboratory informatics professionals specializing in informatics solutions such as Laboratory Information Management Systems, Chromatography Data Systems, Electronic Lab Notebooks, data management/analytics, and an array of scientific instrumentation. The LabAnswer team has been tasked with enabling scientists to produce the next major discovery in pharmaceutical and clinical science.
LabAnswer Center of Excellence Manager, Don Rainville, says “Orlando was chosen because of the rapidly growing, highly educated health and life sciences workforce and expertise that can be found from the many institutes of higher learning in Central Florida; specifically with their programs in Computer Science, Biotechnology and Chemistry. It is our hope to mentor the right people to work with our clients in the pharmaceutical, clinical, government and research and development industries.”
“The COE is an integral part of our growth strategy and we expect exponential growth.” Mark Everding, LabAnswer Managing Partner. LabAnswer hiring has increased the consultant staff by over 30% this year and the company expects to grow by 50% in 2014. Already 12% of LabAnswer’s total workforce has come from the COE.
LabAnswer's investment in the COE epitomizes the type of technology careers that businesses need to create in order to grow America’s leadership in today’s global economy. LabAnswer targets candidates with IT and/or science degrees who seek the opportunity to grow with a company that is well known for providing strategic laboratory informatics services to most of the Fortune 100 life sciences companies and various governmental agencies. COE employees are developing the skill sets in scientific data management that will drive innovation in critical areas of scientific research and discovery. This fast paced environment focuses on developing both technical and leadership skills through placement on many high exposure projects.
The Center of Excellence provides opportunities for advancement through a documented career path based on goals set by individual employees. LabAnswer is an approved employer with University of Central Florida Career Services.
LabAnswer is the leading laboratory informatics consultancy; combining science, laboratory, regulatory and information technologies. It has the people, processes, methodologies, IP and experience to deliver comprehensive laboratory informatics solutions. As an independent third party, LabAnswer offers unbiased, multi-vendor and multi-application expertise and support in order to provide a single source for all laboratory informatics needs.
LabAnswer specializes in helping companies strategize, architect, implement and support their scientific data management and laboratory automation projects. LabAnswer performs significant laboratory automation work in pharmaceuticals, bio-pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and life sciences research laboratories spanning research, development and manufacturing/QC operations. With the largest team of informatics consultants in North America, LabAnswer has architected, implemented, deployed and/or supported hundreds of major scientific data management systems across more than a thousand organizations. For more information about LabAnswer, please call 888-419-5222 or visit http://www.LabAnswer.com.