Dotmatics Licenses Browser, Nucleus and Vortex to BioFocus

Dotmatics Licenses Browser, Nucleus and Vortex to BioFocus 

BISHOPS STORTFORD, UNITED KINGDOM -- 12/07/09 -- Dotmatics, a provider of world class informatics and business intelligence solutions, is proud to announce that it has licensed its enterprise query/reporting, data management, and interactive data visualization and analytics tools to BioFocus. The solution will be used throughout BioFocus to query, browse, analyze and visualize information across research programs and project teams.

Stephen Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer of Dotmatics said "We have enjoyed a long relationship with BioFocus as it has, for some time, been using our Gateway system for managing and sharing information internally and with collaborators. I strongly believe that the addition of our reporting and analytics tools to their infrastructure will strengthen this relationship further, and we look forward to working them closely to continue to expand our offerings."

Angus Macleod, VP Medicinal Chemistry, BioFocus said "We have found the Gateway system to be a very effective vehicle for sharing information within project teams and with our partners. The adoption of additional tools from the Dotmatics suite is a natural extension that we are confident will add efficiency to our operations"

About Dotmatics

By enabling discovery organizations to share and use their research information more efficiently, the company's aims are to facilitate the generation of strategic knowledge, making the right information available to the right person, at the right time and to boost customers' productivity by maximizing their information and knowledge awareness across the spectrum of their discovery activities.

Some product highlights:

Browser - web-based tool for querying, browsing and visualizing biological databases such as IDBS' ActivityBase and any chemical database.

Vortex - world-class visualization and analytics platform for scientific and non-scientific data.

Gateway - securely enables research teams to share information internally and with external partners.

Pinpoint - powerful Oracle chemical cartridge for querying and integrating chemical databases(i). Pinpoint represents world-class indexing and search performance at a cost-effective price.

Register - flexible and scalable chemical registration system.

Nucleus - map and import biological and non-biological data files into an Oracle database.

Studies - the new standard in screening data management.

About BioFocus

BioFocus aims to expand its partners' drug pipelines by accelerating the gene-to-candidate discovery process. This is achieved through a comprehensive discovery platform, which includes target discovery in human primary cells, focused as well as diverse compound libraries, in vitro and cell-based screening, structural biology, medicinal chemistry, ADME/PK services, supported by unique chemogenomic and informatics tools, and compound library acquisition, storage and distribution services. As the service division of Galapagos, BioFocus has over 250 employees in four countries worldwide. Visit BioFocus new website at

(i) Developed in collaboration with Astex Therapeutics.


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