Innovative enterprise solutions that address scientist’s needs while streamline processes and reducing costs
Efficiently generate and share high quality results using Analyze™. Streamline compound management with Store™. Make internal and external compounds and assays accessible to all project teams with Request™. Visualize™ enables securely sharing compound and biological assay results.
Scigilian’s team of highly skilled specialists bring years of life science IT experience to deliver flexible solutions for your business needs.
Our collaborative agile approach to problem solving is built on short iterative cycles, continuous collaboration and early customer feedback.
No-nonsense highly skilled and experienced Life Science IT experts focused on rapid, collaborative and iterative practices that deliver high customer value.
Life Science IT
Collaboration at Your Fingertips
Streamline the flow of information between teams of researchers whether they be internal or external partners, service providers or CROs
Our experienced and highly skilled IT analysts’ and developers’ understanding of drug discovery enables us to quickly understand your needs, and deliver effective IT solutions that facilitate and streamline: handling and analysis of large data, management of work and information sharing
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No-nonsense highly skilled and experienced Life Sciences IT experts focused on rapid, collaborative and iterative practices that deliver high customer value. Our consulting approach uses rapid, collaborative and iterative practices that focus on delivering customer value. We offer services that span the software development lifecycle, from framing the idea though development and deployment to support and evolution.
Focused on collaboratively working with the customer to rapidly deliver maximum customer value through innovative technology and process.
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The Management Team
Here is a bit about us
Jean Marois, President, CEO and Co-Founder
Brings 23 years of experience delivering effective IT solutions to the challenges facing the life sciences industry.
Prior to Scigilian Software, Jean managed highly skilled teams of computer scientists for twenty years at Merck Frosst Canada. He spent the last six years at Merck Frosst as an Associate Director, where during those years had responsibilities as Global In vitro Sciences IT Account Manager, Global External Basic Research IT Account Manager, Montreal Research IT Site Account Manager, and led the New Technology Research Licensing Committee for IT ventures.
From 2007 to 2009, he was a member of Merck's effort to redesign its basic research global operating strategy, and played a lead role during the current state assessment activities, mapping out the drug discovery processes from Target ID Validation to Lead Optimization. He was also a core member of the task force reviewing the operations for Research Informatics, IT, & Automation. In 2010, was a member of the Merck/Schering-Plough Merger task force rationalizing the set of In vitro IT systems.
Jerry Ferentinos, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Mr. Jerry Ferentinos, CTO, has been delivering valuable and effective IT solutions to pharmaceutical R&D challenges for
nearly 20 years. In his previous role, as a Manager in Research IT for Merck & Co., his accomplishments include the development of the global data analysis system used by Discovery (Basic Research) scientists and their external partners to analyze all biological assay results. This system helped reduce the time from result generation to publication from days to seconds, required no user manipulation of the raw datafiles, and was able to analyze upwards of 20,000 titration curves at once. Jerry's other responsibilities while at Merck included the development of biological assay results browsing systems and robotics and automation control systems for compound management and plate preparation.
At Scigilian, he is responsible for overseeing product development, with roles in business strategy and operations. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.
Quay Vong, Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder
Mr. Quay Vong, COO, is an accomplished software developer and project leader delivering solutions producing large-scale cost savings through the introduction of more efficient systems and processes. Previously with Merck & Co. where for 14 years he served as a Software Project Leader, Lead Business Analyst, and Project Manager.
With a solid and proven track record producing results, he has a keen interest in agile methodologies, process improvement, and strategic business planning. He is responsible for Scigilian’s day-to-day-operations, as well as being part of the company’s product development and business strategy development.
Quay holds a Bachelor's degree of Science in Computer Sciences from l’Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada.
Scigilian Software Named "Cool Vendor" by Gartner
"This year's Cool Vendors selection creates new value from diverse, unstructured datasets over a wide spectrum of sources, from R&D to physician/patient interactions."1
Scigilian Software a leading provider of Life Science solutions for collaboration and externalized drug discovery, today announced has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Life Sciences, 2014 report by Gartner, Inc. View full PRNewswire press release
“We consider our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner confirmation of our mission to enable customers to address collaboration challenges in a distributed research environment,” said Jean Marois, President and CEO of Scigilian Software.
Gartner states that “Pharmaceutical companies continue to seek new methods of improving collaboration, and of optimizing processes beyond the firewall with partners. Evolving pharmaceutical models and the associated complex data environments are presenting a serious challenge to existing infrastructures. They are driving many organizations to partner with technology, software and service providers that have unique strengths and platforms.”1
About Scigilian Software
Scigilian Software is a leading life sciences solutions provider specializing in cloud and on-premise solutions that address the collaboration challenges in a distributed research environment. Scigilian provides solutions designed to orchestrate and streamline the workflows between a research organization and its CRO partners and other external research organizations. The workflows enabled by Scigilian solutions include but are not limited to those for managing sample inventory, performing material acquisition and logistics, preparing near-assay ready plates, scheduling assays, tracking experiments, and analyzing and viewing data.
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
1Gartner “Cool Vendors in Life Sciences, 2014” by Michael Shanler, Dale Hagemeyer, Don Scheibenreif 29 April 2014.