Here are two recent and interesting articles, representing two different perspectives on the adoption of Electronic Lab Notebooks. On the one hand we have a summary of the commercial strategies behind some of the recent merger and acquisition activity in the ELN market place: The Battle for the Lab (published in Chemical and Engineering News), [...]
The commercial ELN industry is well into its second decade, and although the market penetration is still relatively low, a number of organisations , mainly in the Life Sciences sector, are leading the way in replacing paper lab notebooks with ELNs. There are plenty of case studies that justify the transition and which report quantitative [...]
A recent article ‘Where do the ideas come from?‘ I had written for Pharma IQ kicked off a short discussion on a LinkedIn group (LIMS Forum) that included a reference to a paper on ‘Annotating Experimental Records using Ontologies’ by Alexander Garcia, Olga Giraldo, and Leyla Garcia from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, [...]
This was a 2 day meeting, as part of the Lab of the Future theme of the EPSRC Dial-a-Molecule Grand Challenge, held in Southampton, UK on 28-29 July.
Dial-a-Molecule is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical [...]