This week, we are pleased to announce that the CIO Magazine has recognized Assay Depot efforts in using information technology to transform drug research. Released on the wire this morning, CIO magazine announced that Assay Depot, the world’s leading scientific services marketplace, is a recipient of a 2013 CIO 100 award. The 26th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

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“For 26 years now, the CIO 100 awards have honored the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value,” said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO magazine. “Our 2013 winners are an outstanding example of the transformative power of IT to drive everything from revenue growth to competitive advantage.”

Often referred to as the “Amazon.com for Scientists,” Assay Depot has developed the first and only cloud-based drug research platform that allows a scientist to custom create any research service and obtain quotes from high quality vendors quickly, efficiently and at no cost. Assay Depot’s online marketplace dramatically streamlines purchases between scientists and 8,000+ global research vendors and – for the first time – makes it possible to run a drug discovery project, from concept to clinic, in an entirely outsourced fashion.

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