The Digital Lab

Smart Lab

Jun 27, 2022 11:00:00 AM / by Paul Planje

 Apps- Close cooperation between man and machine in the laboratory of the future

Digitization presents laboratories around the world with numerous challenges - and brings with it new obligations. Sustainably optimized data integrity, increased transparency and improved usability are just some of the points that the laboratories of the (near) future will have to implement. The smart lab is already a reality today and is constantly evolving. The interaction between man and machine in the lab of the future must also develop at the same pace - because this is the only way to fully exploit the benefits of digitization in the lab. The ILES platform from iVention opens the way to the smart lab of the future. Fast, efficient and inexpensive information transfer between staff and equipment, simplified documentation routines and location-independent exchange of results: ILES enables a completely new, close cooperation between man and machine in the lab of the future.
Increased automation for effective work processes.

Time is money. This is also and especially true for laboratories. In classic laboratory environments, too much time is still spent on obtaining, transmitting and evaluating data. The classic lab book, filled out by hand, is still ubiquitous despite all the advances. In the smart lab of the future, on the other hand, centralized interfaces for the transfer of information and documentation will come into focus. The goal: to provide employees with the information and data they need quickly, pre-sorted and with maximum efficiency. This saves valuable time and resources - and therefore money.
Highly automated and maximally linked.

In addition to a centralized platform like ILES, the smart lab of the near future will be highly automated. The complete digital linking of all devices with each other is the declared goal. Not only will data exchange become much more efficient, but the operation of the devices can and will be greatly simplified by new, digital processes.

What is the situation like in your laboratory? Are you already benefiting from comprehensive digitization measures? Or are you still using the classic lab book? Write to us with your experiences and opinions on the subject of smart labs. We look forward to a constructive dialog!

Tags: LIMS, Digitalisation, Digital transformation, _Platform, Cloud Technology, Informatics

Paul Planje

Written by Paul Planje

I have been working since 1992 on subjects such as efficiency and Productivity increase. Initially in the laboratory and research sectors. Here I made my experiences with analytical instruments and automation. With the change to sales, enterprise solutions such as Scientific Data Management Systems (SDMS), Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS), Laboratory Execution Systems (LES), Electronic Laboratory Journals (ELN) and Document Management Systems (DMS) were added. In the last years I was engaged in the digitization of processes and their measurements. Scince 2019 I'm running the iVention DACH region supporting our customers to move into the digital lab world.