"BioStorage Technologies recognizes the critical importance of ensuring secure, reliable, traceable access to biological specimens stored to support research advancements," said Lori Ball, Chief Operating Officer, BioStorage Technologies. "The same expertise and care we use in managing millions of samples for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies will be applied to create sample management solutions for AMDeC Members in the academic research setting." As part of its services, BioStorage will conduct onsite audits of AMDeC Member Institutions to assess their needs and create a customized sample management strategy through outsourced or on-site solutions.
With an emphasis on compliance and quality, BioStorage Technologies manages the complete life cycle of scientific sample assets by providing planning, collection, transportation, protection, retrieval, and disposal services. An important feature of BioStorage Technologies' services is its web-based tracking and sample management system -- ISISS® (Intelligent Specimen Inventory Storage System). This system allows users to monitor sample status and activity, view audit trails and documentation, schedule shipments, and retrieve data on stored samples.
About the Vendor Partnership Program and AMDeC F.I.R.S.T.™
The Vendor Partnership Program enables AMDeC member institutions to access advanced technologies and discounted pricing on a range of products and services. These valuable partnerships, negotiated by AMDeC on behalf of the entire consortium, leverage AMDeC's collective purchasing power and lead to greater cost efficiencies and economies of scale for all Members. The program also provides early access to the newest biomedical technologies, as well as increased grant competitiveness for Member institutions. Other current Vendor Partners include such companies as Agilent Tech
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