What challenges is the industry facing to find the speed to innovate? PLA2016 Debrief from Scientific Computing World

During the latest Paperless Lab Academy, a two-day event held in Barcelona in April 2016, Deputy Editor at Europa Science Ltd Robert Roe learnt the key challenges for the lab industry are data integrity, process improvement, and being able to manage data effectively, as indicated in Scientific Computing World’s (SCW) […]

Paperless laboratory improves science

Paperless laboratories do better science because they allow to access and reuse accurate data quickly and easily. In addition, they are able to protect sensitive information. This was one of the conclusions reached during the Paperless Lab Academy (PLA) held in Amsterdam in May 2014 as Scientific Computing World (SCW) […]

The future of the QC lab and its LIMS

Two big shifts in the focus of Lab informatics software are posing a challenge for the pharma industry. The first shift is due to the rise of the web and cloud-based services and their consequences regarding data management. The second axe of transformation is the increasing interest in process-analytic quality assurance as opposed to the end-product quality control that was […]

Traditional lab informatics vs Cloud services

The Paperless Lab Academy celebrated in Amsterdam in May 2014 discussed over three main questions  for a laboratory of the industry. The first was whether paperless laboratories do better science, and the second was dedicated to analysing the implications of the Cloud for the traditional informatics vendors, as Tom Wilkie […]