PLA announces New Management yet same Objectives

PRESS RELEASE: The Paperless Lab Academy introduces the 2017 edition in Barcelona and announces new management The fifth Paperless Lab Academy (PLA), Europe’s leading laboratory automation event, will be held on 4 to 5 April 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, on the theme of 2020 Roadmap for digital convergence. The two-day […]

Disruptive technologies in informatics

In his final report from the Paperless Lab Academy, Tom Wilkie discusses the role of disruptive technologies such as cloud and big data written by Tom Wilkie, Published online at Scientific Computing World, April 2015. The dominant theme at the Paperless Lab Academy in Barcelona on 14 and 15 April […]

Out with the old and out with the internal

Outsourcing, end-of-life LIMS, and disruptive technologies such as the cloud, are driving changes to the laboratory informatics landscape, as Tom Wilkie discovered at the Paperless Lab Academy in Barcelona Spain, this week. written by Tom Wilkie, Published online at Scientific Computing World, April 2015. The laboratory informatics industry is facing unprecedented […]

Lost knowledge and dead data

In the second of his reports from the Paperless Lab Academy 2015, Tom Wilkie considers old LIMS and dead data. Published online at Scientific Computing World, April 2015. One of the reasons that change is happening in the informatics industry now, is the pharmaceutical industry’s growing interest in data analytics. […]

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) […]