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Does Your COVID LIMS Have These Essential Features?

Essential Features of  a COVID LIMS

November 30, 2021

With the emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 mutants from time to time and the slow rate of vaccination in many parts of the world, COVID-19 testing laboratories may have to continue testing samples for many more years to come [...]

Tags: COVID LIMS, LIMS for COVID-19 Testing Labs


Common Contaminants Tested in Drinking Water

Water LIMS for Water Testing Labs

November 16, 2021

Water is essential for all aspects of life. Freshwater is important for human consumption, daily household activities, agriculture, and industrial activities. Billions of people across the globe do not have access to safe drinking water. Contaminated water gives rise to various waterborne diseases and [...]

Tags: Water LIMS, LIMS for Drinking Water Labs, Common Contaminants in Drinking Water


Bridging the Gap Between Biobanks and Industry

Biospecimen Management System for Biobanks

October 28, 2021

Biospecimen acquisition in industry represents a serious challenge that slows down innovation. The number of biobanks has increased around the world due to the growing requirement of biospecimens by industry. However, the lack of connection between biobanks and industry has slowed [...]

Tags: Biospecimen Management System, Sample Procurement in Industry, Solutions to Bridge the Gap Between Biobanks and Industry


Fighting Food Fraud to Safeguard the Supply Chain

Fight Food Fraud With a Laboratory Software for the Food and Beverage Industry

October 12, 2021

Food fraud has become a major concern for food manufacturers due to an increasingly globalized food supply chain. Public health is under high threat due to food fraud in the supply chain. Apart from public health, food fraud adversely impacts consumers’ faith in the food industry and government agencies [...]

Tags: Laboratory Software for the Food and Beverage Industry, Fight Food Fraud with a LIMS, Safeguard Food Supply Chain


Why Data Provenance is Crucial for Clinical Diagnostic Labs

Maintain Data Provenance Using a Clinical LIMS System

September 29, 2021

Data provenance, also known as data lineage, refers to tracking the origin of data and continuous changes in data with time. Data provenance helps in tracking errors within data and finding sources of such errors. Furthermore, maintaining data provenance is essential for clinical laboratories [...]

Tags: Clinical Data Provenance, Clinical LIMS System, Data Traceability


The Importance of Internal Audits for Cannabis Testing Laboratories

LIMS for Internal Audits in Cannabis Testing Labs

September 16, 2021

An internal audit is a kind of self-assessment conducted to identify critical issues and helps determine the effectiveness of a laboratory’s risk management capabilities. Internal audits provide insights into a laboratory’s culture, operations, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations [...]

Tags: Cannabis LIMS, Internal Audits in Cannabis Testing Labs


Running a Biobank? Here Are Some Tips to Maintain Sample Quality

Biospecimen Management System for Maintaining Sample Quality in Biobanks

August 26, 2021

The study of diseases has greatly evolved over the years as more information can be collected from samples obtained from groups comprising tens, hundreds, or even thousands of subjects. Body fluids or tissues (such as blood or biopsies) can be collected from these donors along [...]

Tags: Maintain Sample Quality with a Biobanking LIMS, Biospecimen Management System for Quality Biobanking


SARS-CoV-2 Variants are Evolving: Is Your COVID-19 Testing Lab Ready?

Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs Using LIMS

August 12, 2021

The evolution of highly transmissible SARS-CoV-2 variants has concerned health officials worldwide. It is important to accelerate the vaccination rollout to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and reduce the rate of viral mutations [...]

Tags: COVID-19 Laboratory Management System, COVID LIMS, Challenges Posed by SARS-CoV-2 Variants for COVID-19 Testing Labs


The Importance of Seed Quality Testing

Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs Using LIMS

July 28, 2021

When doctors prescribe cannabis products to their patients, they expect to achieve the desired therapeutic outcome. Recreational users are interested to know if the desired type and intensity of high will be reached; they often prefer specific flavor and aroma profiles [...]

Tags: Agriculture LIMS Software, LIMS Software for Seed Testing Labs


Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing

Achieving Standardization in Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs Using LIMS

July 15, 2021

When doctors prescribe cannabis products to their patients, they expect to achieve the desired therapeutic outcome. Recreational users are interested to know if the desired type and intensity of high will be reached; they often prefer specific flavor and aroma profiles [...]

Tags: Cannabinoid & Terpene Testing Labs, Cannabis LIMS Software


Overcoming Setbacks in Sample Preparation for Food Analysis

Overcome challenges in food sample preparation

June 24, 2021

Rising globalization has increased the transportation of food and food ingredients worldwide. Food products are imported from and exported to different parts of the world and multiple stakeholders are involved in the food supply chain [...]

Tags: Food and Beverage LIMS Solution, Overcome Sample Preparation Challenges


GDPR and Biobanking: Regulatory Challenges & Data Protection of Sample Donors

Biospecimen Management System to Meet EU GDPR Compliance

June 10, 2021

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into full effect in 2018, has increased regulatory oversight and subsequent potential sanctions that have caused uneasiness within the biobanking and databanking circles [...]

Tags: EU GDPR Biobanking Compliance, Biospecimen Management System, General Data Protection Regulation


Recreational Cannabis is Now Legal in New York: Is Your Testing Laboratory Ready?

Laboratory Software for New York’s CBD/THC Testing Laboratories

May 27, 2021

The New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo, recently signed the legislation that legalizes cannabis, after which New York became the 16th state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. The new law provides licenses to individuals, such as cannabis producers, distributors, and retailers in the cannabis [...]

Tags: Cannabis Lab LIMS for New York’s Testing Laboratories, Cannabis Legalization in New York, CBD/THC Testing Laboratory Software


Water Quality Testing: Challenges & Ways to Overcome Them

Water LIMS for Overcoming Water Testing Challenges

May 25, 2021

Poor water quality is one of the most important concerns across the world. It is essential to maintain the quality of water as it is used for various purposes such as drinking, industrial use, and household chores. Water resource management agencies and environmental regulators [...]

Tags: LIMS for Water Testing Labs, Water LIMS for QA/QC


Ensuring Best Practices in Food and Beverage Testing Laboratories Using a LIMS

LIMS Software for Food and Beverage Labs

April 29, 2021

A global food supply chain dictates the need for inspection, quality control, and safety protocols. A common challenge faced by food and beverage manufacturers is to not only comply with local regulations but also the regulations of the country they are exporting to [...]

Tags: Food LIMS, Food and Beverage Testing LIMS, Best Practices with Food and Beverage LIMS


Is Investing in a LIMS the Right Choice for Your Laboratory?

Benefits of Investing in a LIMS

March 30, 2021

Modern omics has led to increased data volumes and sample throughput along with frequent changes in technology. This has created a need for laboratories to modernize their approach towards managing, tracking, and centralizing laboratory data [...]

Tags: Laboratory Information Management System, SaaS LIMS Return on Investment, Benefits of Implementing a LIMS


What is the Role of a LIMS in Following Regulatory Compliance?

LIMS Software for Regulatory Compliance

February 25, 2021

There has been a noticeable escalation in the audits of laboratories to ensure that they comply with industry standards and regulatory guidelines. Implementing a LIMS not only helps with automating laboratory processes but also with compliance and data management [...]

Tags: LIMS and Regulatory Compliance


A LIMS Can Boost Productivity in Academic Laboratories - Myth or Reality?

Academic LIMS Software

January 27, 2021

An academic laboratory performs several tasks that are difficult to manage manually. Automation has led to a revolution in laboratory workflows and practices. It has resulted in the analysis or study of an increased number of samples, eventually leading to increased procedures and generated data [...]

Tags: Academic LIMS Software, LIMS in Academic Labs


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