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For Release 8 a.m. PDT

May 8, 2010

Call for Entries Open for
Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards

2010

Awards highlight

industry
-
lead
ing applications
of Microsoft
-
based solution
s
.


REDMOND, Wash
.


May 8
, 2010


Microsoft Corp.

today announced the call for
entries for the
Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2010
.

T
he awards
showcase
pharmaceutical
, biotechnology and medical device
companies
that
demonstrate
new solutions or
the

successful

application of
available software
and devices
to revolutionize medicine
and

bring
therapeutic breakthroughs to market faster, fight serious ailments, improv
e

health and enhanc
e

people

s quality of life.

S
ubmissions
this year
will focus on
the implementation of technology to meet specific
business challenges and the resulting metrics

and
benefits. Entries can be submitted in
the
following
categories:
Scientific Research/Basic Science; Drug Discovery; Medical Devices;
Clinical Trials; Document & Records Management; Knowledge Management;
Manu
facturing/Bioprocessing; Mobile Workers; Supply Chain; Sales/Marketing; Digital
Marketing/Social Networking; Personalized Medicine; Infostructure/Desktop/Application
Virtualization; and Other.

L
ife sciences corporations worldwide are eligible, including th
ose in the areas of
biotechnology,
pharmaceuticals,
diagnostics, medical equipment, animal health, nutritional
products and consumer health.

Implementations for consideration must include the use of
Microsoft technologies
,

such as

Microsoft BizTalk Server,

Microsoft Office
,
Microsoft
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SharePoint Server
,
Windows Azure
,
Microsoft Dynamics

or

Microsoft SQL Server
, among
others
.

Awards Schedule

Entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. P
D
T

on

Monday, May 10, 2010
. Microsoft will
announce the winners at the
Drug
Information Association
’s annual meeting in
Washington
,

D.C.
,

June 2010.

Additional information and access to an entry kit is available at
http://www.microsoft
.com/industry/healthcare/lifesciences/innovation_awards.mspx
. To enter,
participants should download the entry form and e
-
mail their completed documents to
lsia@microsoft.com
. The
p
articipant
release form
must be signed and faxed to the attention of
Monika Skibeness at (425) 936
-
7329.

About Microsoft in Health

Microsoft is committed to improving health around the world through software
innovation. Over the past 12 years Microsoft has steadily increased its
investments in health,
with a focus on addressing the challenges of health providers, health and social services
organizations, payers, consumers, and life sciences companies worldwide. Microsoft closely
collaborates with a broad ecosystem of partners and
develops its own powerful health solutions,
such as Amalga and HealthVault. Together, Microsoft and its industry partners are working to
advance a vision of unifying health information and making it more readily available, ensuring
the best quality of life

and affordable care for everyone.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software,
services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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For more information, press only:

Caitli
n McCabe, Microsoft, (646) 225
-
4722,
cmccabe@microsoft.com

Jen Spark, Ruder Finn,
(617) 784
-
3245
,
sparkj@ruderfinn.com


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