Scientific Computing World features our 2017 event

paperless por favor

PLA2017  Event Preview from SCW  Our premium media partner Scientific Computing World, one of the most important European magazines devoted to helping scientists, researchers, and engineers who use computing in their work, features our event in their February-March issue. The article, entitled “¡Paperless, por favor!” profiles some of the exhibitors […]

Share your views on Electronic Lab Notebooks and win 2 nights stay in Barcelona

NL42 organisers of the Paperless Lab Academy have teamed up with Scientific Computing World to create a survey that explores the use of Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) software for both current and prospective ELN users. As you probably know, Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN) are computer programs designed to replace paper laboratory notebooks. Among their benefits for the user and the organisations […]

SCW magazine announces the PLA2017

laboratory automation cloud

Freshly published from our media partner “Catalonia Calling” introduces the mission and objectives of the fifth edition. The convergence of paper and digital will turn laboratory informatics into management information Europe’s leading laboratory automation event, Paperless Lab Academy (PLA) 2017 will take place on the 4th and 5th April in […]

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. […]

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 […]