Preview of Thomson Pharma

Thomson Pharma is a new information offering for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries that is being developed by Thomson Scientific. It will provide a gateway to a portfolio of patent, scientific, and financial information products and services from across the range of Thomson-owned businesses.

Through a single, customizable interface, users will be able to browse and search multiple sources of content relevant to the pharmaceutical industry. The key content will include:
Patents
Scientific literature
Drugs
Commercial and financial information
Sequences

According to Vincent Caraher, CEO of Thomson Scientific, the company is working with pilot customers now and hopes to launch the new product at the end of 2004 or in early 2005. Thomson Pharma is a good example of Thomson focusing on solutions that integrate all the pieces for customers.

Paula J. Hane
News Bureau Chief, Information Today, Inc.
www.infotoday.com
phane@infotoday.com

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