2014 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award winners announced

The winners of the 2014 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards created a remote monitoring application, an image platform and a solution to improve transplantation.

The awards were presented Tuesday at the Drug Information Association’s (DIA) 50th annual meeting in San Diego. They emphasize the achievements of life sciences companies that have streamlined processes to help speed therapeutic breakthroughs for serious health ailments using Microsoft products and technologies.

The recipients were: PPD, which created a remote monitoring application that allows teams to conduct completely virtual monitoring visits and perform remote source document and data verification from anywhere in the world; the Harvard Center for Biological Imaging (HCBI), which developed an imaging platform that provides scientists with unique applications to manage, visualize, share and analyze datasets of unlimited size; and Transplant Connect, which developed the iTransplant Platform, an intelligent, Web-based software solution that streamlines workflows, reduces errors and harnesses interoperability to deliver instant clinical knowledge, collaboration and communication.

Read more about the winners on the Microsoft in Health blog.

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Athima Chansanchai
Microsoft News Center Staff