Lafayette, Colorado-based Aegis Analytical has joined IBM's popular partner program, IBM PartnerWorld. The firm said this morning that it has joined the program and will demonstrate its products in IBM's Proof Of Concept center in La Gaude, France. Aegis provides software for the life sciences industry, which helps those firms manage their manufacturing processes. IBM typically opens up its demonstration centers to software and hardware partners to show off IBM-based, vertical applications for customers. Aegis is backed by 3i, Future Capital AG, Lafayette Equity, Merck Capital Ventures, and Skyland Capital.