BioInfoRx, Inc.

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BioInfoRx, Inc.
Type Incorporated
Industry Laboratory informatics
Founder(s) Ron Zhu
Headquarters 510 Charmany Dr., Suite 275A, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Number of locations 1
Area served U.S.
Key people Ron Zhu, CEO
Products
Website BioInfoRx.com
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/bioinforx-inc-/

BioInfoRx, Inc. develops and distributes laboratory informatics software solutions for genomics and other laboratory research.

History

BioInfoRx was formally founded in 2005. Initial development of software solutions came largely from start-up funds and grant money.[1]

Technology and products

BxGenomics, BxInventory, and mLIMS

BxGenomics is a genomics analysis application "that features data mining capabilities and quick turnaround times."[2]

BxInventory is an "online inventory system specially designed for research laboratories."[3]

mLIMS is a web-based cloud laboratory information management system (LIMS) for animal colony management "that helps you put all of your animal resource management tasks in one place."[4] The software comes in five formats: Researchers, Enterprise, Facility, Complete, and Biotech. Features vary depending on the option.[4]

Features


Product: mLIMS
Sample, inventory, and data management
Sample login and management?
Sample tracking?
Sample and/or result batching?
Task and event scheduling?Y[4]
Option for manual result entry?
Multiple data viewing methods?Y[4]
Data and trend analysis?Y[4]
Data and equipment sharing?
Customizable fields and/or interface?
Query capability?Y[4]
Import data?Y[4]
Internal file or data linking?
External file or data linking?
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel?
Raw data management?
Data warehouse?
Deadline control?
Production control?
Project and/or task management?Y[4]
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?Y[4]
Case management?
Workflow management?
Specification management?
Customer and supplier management?
Billing management?
Quality, security, and compliance
Regulatory compliance?
QA / QC functions?
Performance evaluation?
Audit trail?
Chain of custody?
Configurable roles and security?
Data normalization?
Data validation?
Data encryption?
Version control?
Automatic data backup?
Environmental monitoring?
Reporting, barcoding, and printing
Custom reporting?Y[4]
Report printing?
Label support?
Barcode support?
Export to PDF?
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?
Fax integration?
Email integration?Y[4]
Base functionality
Administrator management?Y[4]
Modular?
Instrument interfacing and management?
Mobile device integration?
Alarms and/or alerts?Y[4]
Work-related time tracking?
Voice recognition system?
External monitoring?
Messaging?
Multilingual?
Network-capable?
Web client or portal?Y[4]
Online or integrated help?
Software as a service delivery model?Y[4]
Usage-based cost?
Industries served
biotechnology, clinical research, life sciences, pharmaceutical


Pricing

Per the company website, pricing information for mLIMS is as follows[4]:

Academic and non-profit ventures

  • Single user: $360/year - Up to one user, with one setting
  • Up to two users: $400/year - Up to two users, with one setting
  • Up to five users: $600/year - Personal preferences, audit trail at user level, projects with different settings
  • Up to 10 users: $840/year - Personal preferences, audit trail at user level, projects with different settings
  • Up to 15 users: $1,100/year - Personal preferences, audit trail at user level, projects with different settings
  • 16 or more users: Contact vendor for pricing

Commercial ventures

A starting value of $720/year for biotech, $360/lab/year for enterprise, and $1,000/year for facility levels is listed. Contact the vendor for full details.

Demonstration videos and other media

The following public demonstration videos are available for mLIMS:

Additional information

References

  1. "History and Status". BioInfoRx, Inc. https://bioinforx.com/web/about.php. Retrieved 10 November 2023. 
  2. "BxGenomics". BioInfoRx, Inc. https://bioinforx.com/web/product_bxgenomics.php. Retrieved 10 November 2023. 
  3. "BxInventory". BioInfoRx, Inc. https://bioinforx.com/web/product_bxinventory.php. Retrieved 10 November 2023. 
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 "mLIMS". BioInfoRx, Inc. https://bioinforx.com/web/product_mlims.php. Retrieved 10 November 2023.