September 13 2013, Wuhan—e-works, Chinese Digital Enterprise Portal announced that 2013 Chinese Life-science Industry IT Application Forum is successfully hosted in Wuhan National Bio-industry Base (Biolake). The theme of the Forum is "building the 'digital nervous system' in life-science industry".
Supported by government agencies and bio-industry associations, the forum has attracted more than 100 attendees including life-science experts, software vendors, and CIOs from pharmaceutical and medical industry enterprises.
Ms. Li Feng, Chief Engineer of Biolake Construction Management Office addressed the conference. She firstly introduced the Biolake development status and then shared her view on applying information technology in pharmaceutical industry. She hoped that pharmaceutical and medical companies could improve their competitiveness through applying appropriate IT technologies.
Ms. Li Feng, Chief Engineer of Biolake
Dr. Pei Huang, e-works CEO gave a speech on the IT applications in life-science industry. He analyzed the overall development of Chinese life-science industry and illustrated the industry application requirements and information solutions. Dr. Huang also gave suggestions on strategies and key points of life-science industry IT construction.
Dr. Pei Huang, e-works CEO
Mr. Qing Luo, President of ebnew.com, gave a speech on the third party e-commerce purchasing platform. He analyzed the limitation of the traditional purchasing methods and introduced e-commerce platform purchasing application solutions in medical industry.
Mr. Qing Luo, President of ebnew.com
Mr. Zhongzhong Chen, Consulting Service Manager of Ewininfo Central China shared his view on influence of medical market and government policy on pharmaceutical companies. Focused on MES application, Mr. Chen talked about planning management, manufacturing management, quality management, warehouse management, and equipment management.
Mr. Zhongzhong Chen, Consulting Service Manager of Ewininfo
Mr. Jian Wei, DELL Senior Consultant brought DELL's life-science industry solutions. Mr. Wei stressed on DELL servers, storage device, and networks.
Mr. Jian Wei, DELL Senior Consultant
Mr. Shanghao Liang, Sales Director of Wicresoft talked about CRM in the big data era and introduced the CRM solutions based on personnel investments, system maintenance, expense management and settlement, and mobile device.
Mr. Shanghao Liang, Sales Director of Wicresoft
Some pharmaceutical companies shared their IT practice and experience. Mr. Mingkun He, CIO of Shangdong Xinhua Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. presented the practical benefits that supply chain brought to their GMP.
Mr. Mingkun He, CIO of Shangdong Xinhua Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Based on their history of development, Mr. Zhengtao Zhu, General Manager of Sheng Guang Group Information Center introduced their bottlenecks in different phases and explorations in finding solutions.
Mr. Zhengtao Zhu, General Manager of Sheng Guang Group Information Center
Mr. Cheng Lu from Sinopharm Medicine Holding Hubei Co., Ltd. shared his supply chain management and logistics management experience. After the forum, he guides the attendees to visit Sinppharm Medicine Hubei Company.
Mr. Cheng Lu from Sinopharm Medicine Holding Hubei Co., Ltd.
In the roundtable discussion session, five representatives from pharmaceutical companies and software vendors discussed the difficulties of applying IT technologies in life-science industry, value of e-commerce application, and difficulties in sharing information between pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmaceutical distribution companies, and hospitals.
Chinese life-science industry companies are accelerating their product innovation, management, and new marketing methods. Modern companies cannot separate from IT technologies and they need improve their applications. e-works will keep focus on the IT construction in life-science industry and keep working on industry networking platform.