Technical Communities and RURO Sign Government Services Partnership

Offering government users advanced laboratory computer software
Dec. 21, 2011 - PRLog -- SAN BRUNO, CA and FREDERICK, MD — Technical Communities, Inc., the company technical organizations who sell to the government rely on for proven go-to-market solutions to grow sales, lower costs and reduce risks, today announced a new government services partnership agreement with RURO, Inc., an award winning developer of innovative scientific applications that facilitate laboratory asset management and increase productivity of research laboratories.

The partnership agreement authorizes Technical Communities to distribute RURO's laboratory software and provide training. The software line includes FreezerPro®, ezColony®, Sciency® ELN and LIMS 24/7. Each application comes as Standard as well as Enterprise editions.

•  FreezerPro® allows scientists and managers of research laboratories, biobanks and pharmaceutical companies to inventory laboratory samples, share reagents and information, and keep track of all activities associated with frozen samples.

•  ezColony® is a professional web-based software for managing transgenic animal facilities of any size.

•  Sciency® Electronic Laboratory Notebook creates professional, user-friendly environment for entering, managing and sharing research data with collaborators while protecting intellectual property and ensuring compliance with requirements of 21 CFR Part 11 regulations.

•  LIMS 24/7® is a complete Laboratory Information Management System that enables organizations of just about any size and field to enhance operational excellence. RURO's Accelerated Implementation Method (AIM) leverages a combination of technology and industry know-how to enable the fastest deployment possible.

•  SmartFreezer® fully automatic robotic storage for frozen samples is the next generation tool for life sciences that safely automate storing, retrieving, managing and securing frozen samples in -180C environment.

"Our products have proven to be very successful in terms of sales and user satisfaction," said Vera Terekhina, Vice President of Operations at RURO. "The hardest part of design, especially scientific software is making it simple. Simplicity is in itself a product differentiator, and pursuing it is our way of innovation. We are happy to team up with Technical Communities and expect that this partnership will further streamline the acquisition process and will allow government end-users to buy our products for the best price."

"The addition of RURO to Technical Communities' offering broadens our portfolio of advanced laboratory software solutions to the federal government," said Peter Ostrow, President and CEO of Technical Communities. "Technical Communities is excited about this partnership, and we are committed to bringing our support and expertise to help RURO achieve greater access to government organizations"

RURO products will be offered to eligible entities under General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) managed by Technical Communities, which will provide RURO with sales support, demand generation, marketing and reporting services. RURO products are available for purchase through the GSA's e-commerce web site,, and the company's own online marketplaces, and

About RURO
Headquartered in the heart of Maryland's biotechnology corridor, RURO is an award winning developer of state-of-the-art software that optimizes manageability and productivity for academic, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, medical and government laboratories in the US and throughout the world. RURO is a company driven to innovate. With a fervent focus on relevant and novel software technologies that address needs of scientists, RURO strives to be the best at integrating world-class technologies and customer needs into products which have no analogs on the current software market. For more information, visit

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About Technical Communities
Companies who sell to the government rely on Technical Communities for proven go-to-market solutions to grow sales, lower costs and reduce risks. With over ten years of public sector contract management, sales and marketing experience and with the largest proprietary database for government technical procurement, Technical Communities is one of the fastest growing suppliers of technical solutions to the US government. Technical Communities has offices in the California's Silicon Valley and the Washington, DC area. The company is owner and operator of marketplaces,,,, and government business and procurement content network including For more information, visit
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