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ID Business Solutions (IDBS) 

2 Occam Court
Surrey Research Park
Guildford  Surrey  GU2 7QB  United Kingdom
Phone: 44-0-1483-595000 Fax: 44-0-1483-595001

ID Business Solutions (IDBS) is a leading provider of advanced software solutions for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agrochemical industries. IDBS' applications, such as ActivityBase, are integrated data management, analysis and decision-making products used by scientists in the drug discovery industry to acquire, manage and use chemical and biological data across a spectrum of discovery activities. IDBS' products are the chosen solutions for scientists at more than 200 leading discovery research companies.

Using IDBS' applications, scientists can easily access, visualize and analyze information throughout an entire organisation, thereby allowing chemists and biologists to communicate and process information faster and more accurately. ActivityBase integrates many data sources, out of the box, including chemistry, HTS, secondary screening, lead optimization, DMPK, early ADME, behavioural and other pharmacology-based assays. Without extensive customization or consultation, IDBS' applications solve information management challenges that impede the life sciences industry. In fact, IDBS offers the only scalable data management solution that can increase an organisation's productivity within weeks.

Founded in 1989 by Neil Kipling, IDBS is a privately owned company. IDBS' customers include the world's leading pharmaceutical, biotechnological and other discovery research based companies including AstraZeneca, Aventis, GlaxoSmithKline, Millennium, Novartis, L'Oréal and Unilever. Leading academic institutions also employ IDBS' technology.

Headquartered in Guildford, United Kingdom, IDBS has offices in Emeryville, California, Parsippany, New Jersey and Cambridge, Massachusetts. IDBS partners with CTC Laboratory Systems and Intralink in Japan. For more information, visit

Last Updated: 08-12-04

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Ownership: Private

Web Site: ID Business Solutions (IDBS)

Company News
ID Business Solutions (IDBS) Enters its 20th Year Announcing Strong Growth in 2008 and Investment in New Products for 2009 2/2/2009 3:02:02 PM
PerkinElmer, Inc. (PKI) And ID Business Solutions (IDBS) Announce Software Collaboration to Improve High Content Screening (HCS) Outcomes for Drug Discovery Research 1/5/2009 10:00:00 AM
Australian Cancer Research Organization Cancer Therapeutics CRC Pty Ltd (CTx) Choose ID Business Solutions (IDBS) to Increase Efficiency and Protect Patent Data 12/11/2008 12:00:59 PM
ID Business Solutions (IDBS) Release: Preclinical CRO selects E-WorkBook Suite to Increase R&D productivity 11/11/2008 2:19:57 PM
Wyeth (WYE) Selects ActivityBase For Screening Sciences Data Management10/19/2005 5:11:35 PM
Ionix Pharmaceuticals Increases Efficiency With ActivityBase From IDBS10/19/2005 5:10:39 PM
In Collaboration With MRC Technology, Groundbreaking New Software From IDBS Predicts Potential New Malaria Therapeutics At Fraction Of Usual Time And Cost10/19/2005 5:10:06 PM
Communicating Chemical And Biological Data Just Got Easier - IDBS Launches ActivityBase 5.3 And SARview 6.010/19/2005 5:10:06 PM
IDBS' Activitybase Is Named A Top Chemistry Product Of The Year By Scientific Computing & Instrumentation Magazine10/19/2005 5:10:04 PM
IDBS' Commitment To Quality Is Underlined By ISO 9001:2000 And TickIT10/19/2005 5:10:04 PM