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Workshop Session

Digitalization, The Lab of the Future and Lab 4.0

MGonzalez Paperless Lab Academy

Presenter: Mark Gonzalez, Technical Director at LabWare

Specialist in Laboratory Automation solutions such as Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) software.

Mark Gonzalez is Technical Director for LabWare’s European operations and is also responsible for LabWare’s Nordic organisation. He has been involved in Laboratory Informatics for over 30 years.

After a few years working as a LIMS Administrator, Mark moved over to the vendor side of LIMS, working in a variety of jobs from Technical Representative to Software Development Manager.

In 1995, Mark joined LabWare, who were looking to achieve in Europe the same success they had achieved within the USA. Mark implemented the first installations of LabWare’s software within Europe.


The Lab of the Future (Lab 4.0) is the collective name for the technologies and processes that will enable the next generation of scientists and researchers.

Session learnings

  • Trend of the future labs 
  • How Technology will transform Laboratory
  • Challenges and strategies

Who should benefit

Anyone associated with a Laboratory who is interested in learning about the future trend/ technology


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For more than two decades, LabWare has been recognized as the leading, global supplier of laboratory automation software including LIMS, ELN and instrument integration products. This success has been based on a clear vision, high quality reliable software and the recruitment of the best technical people in the industry which is key to delivering successful projects. LabWare prefers to let our successful implementations do the talking and much of our business now comes from business-to-business referrals and third-party recommendation.

LabWare is recognised as the global leader of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and instrument integration software products. The company’s Enterprise Laboratory Platform combines the award-winning LabWare LIMS, LabWare ELN, and LabWare MOBILE which enables our customers to optimise compliance, improve quality, increase productivity, and reduce costs. LabWare is a full-service informatics provider offering software, professional implementation and validation services, training, and world-class technical support to ensure customers get the maximum value from their LabWare products.

LabWare 8 is the latest release of LabWare’s Enterprise Laboratory Platform which brings together the capabilities of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and an Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) in a single comprehensive solution. LabWare 8 is the most adaptable and functionally complete LIMS system and offers a proven solution for any size laboratory.