Infotrieve, Inc., a provider of content software technology and information services, has announced its acquisition of GenSys Software, Inc., provider of the GenSys/ELN electronic laboratory notebook for life sciences, chemistry, and other research-intensive industries. The GenSys/ELN will serve as the anchor for Infotrieve's life sciences electronic research platform, which has been designed to collectively increase the value of organizational content and improve scientists' existing workflow by enabling links from electronic laboratory notebooks to discovery tools, literature, and scientific data, laboratory product information, and integrated retrieval capabilities for literature and laboratory products.
GenSys has served companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, clinical testing, packaged foods, and consumer goods industries since 1998. Through the acquisition, Infotrieve will acquire ownership of the GenSys Electronic Laboratory Notebook (GenSys/ELN) and ELN Platform for research and development. Infotrieve will continue to enhance the GenSys/ELN, while establishing new partnerships with chemistry and biology tools providers.