Informa Business Information (IBI) provides authoritative news, research and data events for the scientific, professional and commercial business communities. IBI’s main areas of coverage include: Healthcare, Life Sciences, IT, Telecoms, Maritime, Logistics, Commodities, Energy, Law, Financial services and FMCG markets
Primarily delivered online, IBI’s products span the wide range of publishing formats, from major industry databases, knowledge centres and news services to scientific research journals and books. IBI serves the commercial needs of business leaders, the research needs of business analysts and the “good practice” needs of professionals. Proprietary information is complemented by in-depth analysis, allowing decision makers to understand the implications of market developments.
Within its news and analysis service portfolio, IBI serves the maritime industry through Lloyd's List, the daily shipping newspaper founded in 1734, which also provides coverage of marine insurance, offshore energy, logistics, global trade and law. For the global pharmaceutical industry, Scrip Intelligence has provided market-leading news and analysis for more than 30 years, while Informa Agra serves the global food commodities industry with over 15 specialist news services.
Within its data service portfolio, IBI serves the pharmaceutical industry through TrialTrove - the most comprehensive drug clinical trials database of clinical trials in the world. For the shipping industry, Lloydslist Intelligence also provides the world’s leading data resource on commercial vessel ownership, characteristics, movements and casualties.
IBI also serves multiple industries with global market research and analysis through its Datamonitor division and its many associated research brands, such as Ovum, which specialises in the provision of insight and analysis for the technology and telecoms industries; Verdict, which is the leading authority on UK and European retail markets and eBenchmarkers which evaluates the performance, usability, and efficiency of direct-to-consumer financial services.
IBI also services the pharma and medical research community through the 180 journals and 1,500 books published by Informa Healthcare, including Current Medical Research and Opinion and the Expert Opinion journal series. Finally, the newest addition to the Informa Business Information portfolio is CPDcast, a revolutionary service, which allows legal professionals to fulfil their continuing professional development requirements by listening to professionally recorded podcasts about their chosen area of law.