Category: 2014

MEDLAB Conference Photos!

OnQ Software recently exhibited at the MEBLAB Asia Pacific conference from the 18th to the 20th February 2014. Here are some photos of the booth!

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Bluechiip signs Australian distribution agreement with OnQ Software

Bluechiip Limited (ASX: BCT) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive Distribution Agreement with OnQ to sell Bluechiip products as part of their QLIMS software solution that integrates the Bluechiip chain-of-custody and temperature tracking for Australia and New Zealand. The scope of the agreement includes the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, academic, clinical, governmental, healthcare, industrial and environmental markets.

Bluechiip’s sample chain-of-custody and temperature capability together with OnQ Software’s QLIMS product provides an end-to-end tracking solution that is not otherwise available.
Bluechiip Limited Acting CEO Jason Chaffey said “This distribution agreement is a logical next step after completing the software integration project and we are proud to be working with an innovative company such as OnQ.”
Nick Gannoulis, Managing Director of OnQ said “This agreement between Bluechiip and OnQ is another example of two technology partners working together to provide a comprehensive solution for our customers and we will be pleased to promote this new integrated product with our existing and new customers over the coming year.

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Clarity LIMS to Support Illumina HiSeq X™ Ten

GenoLogics works with Garvan Institute of Medical Research to support cutting edge sequencing platform

Victoria, B.C. – January 29, 2014 – GenoLogics Life Sciences Software, a leading provider of laboratory information management systems (LIMS) specifically designed for omics labs, announced today that the coming release of Clarity LIMS will support next generation sequencing workflows and integrations for the Illumina HiSeq X™ Ten. The functionality will be used and beta-tested by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney Australia.

Garvan, a Clarity LIMS customer since early 2013 and a HiSeq X™ Ten customer, will provide feeback on the LIMS functionality tailored for the HiSeq X™ Ten prior to the general release of the insturment support currently slated for March 2014.

“We are excited to support this groundbreaking platform from Illumina,” remarks Michael Ball, CEO of GenoLogics. “ We have enjoyed a unique relationship with Illumina for a number of years, leading to jointly developed LIMS integrations for all Illumina sequencers. Since Clarity LIMS is already installed in some of the largest genomics labs in the world, the HiSeq X™ Ten is an obvious next step in our support of Illumina customers.”

More information about the Clarity LIMS support for the HiSeqX™ Ten insturment will be presented at the
Advances in Genome Biology & Technology (AGBT) meeting next month.


About GenoLogics

GenoLogics is a leading provider of laboratory information management system (LIMS) software specifically designed for genomics and mass spec research in regulated and unregulated labs. Its recently introduced Clarity LIMS offers an intuitive role-optimized interface and features that make it an invaluable investment for labs that are regulated or CLIA-certified and have NGS technologies. Founded in 2002, GenoLogics is uniquely qualified to meet the current and future lab information management needs of modern genomics and mass spec research laboratories. Privately held GenoLogics is based
in Victoria, British Columbia. More information at


About the Garvan Institute of Medical Research

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research is one of Australia’s largest medical research institutions with over 600 scientists, students and support staff. Garvan’s main research areas are: Cancer, Diabetes & Obesity, Immunology and Inflammation, Osteoporosis and Bone Biology and Neuroscience. Garvan’s mission is to make significant contributions to medical science that will change the directions of science and medicine and have major impacts on human health. The outcome of Garvan’s discoveries is the development of better methods of diagnosis, treatment, and ultimately, prevention of disease.

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Bluechiip And OnQ Complete Software Integration Project

Bluechiip Ltd (ASX:BCT) and OnQ announce the integration project between the companies respective software products has been completed, namely Stream and QLIMS respectively. 

This unique integration allows the QLIMS software to interface directly with Bluechiip readers to integrate Bluechiip sample chain-of-custody and temperature information with OnQ Software’s comprehensive laboratory information management system, QLIMS. QLIMS is extensively used in the pharmaceutical, mining, food, contract, water/waste water, semi-conductor, power stations, chemical and biological sciences industries. The integration is seen as positive step towards establishing an end to end solution with effective chain of custody occurring from time to delivery of the sample to its successful conclusion.

Dr. Jason Chaffey, Acting CEO of Bluechiip said “QLIMS is a powerful laboratory information management system that provides users with flexibility and analytical history, complementing our chain-of-custody software. This represents a significant milestone for Bluechiip, broadening the possible product applications to other areas of sample management, and we are delighted to be working with OnQ to achieve this.”

Nick Gannoulis, Managing Director of OnQ said “this is a unique collaboration between our companies which provides a first in the marketplace. The integration solution between QLIMS and Stream enables us to realise the potential of providing an end to end tracking solution for our clients, providing them with a unique solution for chain of custody and temperature control. ”

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OnQ Software Exhibiting at MEBLAB Asia Pacific

OnQ Software will be exhibiting at the MEBLAB Asia Pacific conference from the 18th to the 20th February 2014.

We will be at Booth A16 featuring software solutions from NoemaLife Health Care for Anatomical Pathology, Radiology, Hospital Bed Management , Middle Ware Software and more….

MEDLAB Asia Pacific is a meeting point for all healthcare professionals working within the medical laboratory sector, to witness and share the latest innovations and technology available in the IVD and medical laboratory market.

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