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Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA) announced the winners of the Microsoft Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2006 at this year?s meeting of the Drug Information Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A four-person panel of industry experts selected winners for the innovative use of Microsoft products in pharmaceutical and life sciences business processes and practices.
Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA, www.microsoft.com/lifesciences)announced the winners of the Microsoft Pharmaceuticals and LifeSciences Innovation Awards 2006 at this year's meeting of the DrugInformation Association (www.diahome.org) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Afour-person panel of industry experts selected winners for theinnovative use of Microsoft products in pharmaceutical and lifesciences business processes and practices.
Awards were given in three categories: sales and marketing,manufacturing and supply, and clinical development. Themanufacturing segment had two winners:
Other winners were GlaxoSmithKline (Mississauga, ON, Canada,
) in thesales and marketing category for its "Tablet PC," which reduces thecycle time between a new product marketing campaign launch andmeasuring its results, and PRA International (Reston, VA,
)in the clinical development category for its "FlexDMS" data-management system to help users design a clinical study; collect thedata either through paper data entry, electronic data capture, or acombination of formats; and manage the data using the same system.