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LIMSwiki provides a useful directory of LIMS vendors serving specific industries. If a vendor clearly indicates what industries they serve on their website, they are categorized under those industries. Otherwise, they are placed under the "General" category. However, "ISO/IEC 17025" isn't considered an industry for purposes of categorization; as we learned in Chapter 2, the testing, calibration, and sampling activities covered by ISO/IEC 17025 occur in a wide variety of industry contexts. As such, using such a directory will require you to examine vendors serving your industry and then investigate further how their LIMS touches all those requirements listed in the previous chapter.

For purposes of this guide, we simply list all known LIMS vendors as a base starting point. This may have little use to you, so you may also wish to consult the previously mentioned categorized directory for further granularity. The LIMS vendors and consultants listed below are directly pulled from LIMSwiki's maintained tabular listings of these types of entities. The professional section addresses trade organizations, conferences, and more. The last section further explores LIMSpec, which has been discussed in prior chapters.

4.1 LIMS vendors

NOTE: This listing represents all known active LIMS vendors. For a categorized listing of LIMS vendors by industry, see the listing of vendors by industry.


Vendor Key LIMS offering(s) SaaS
option?
Headquarters
(Country)
Key information Additional notes
10BioSystems, LLC LabCentral Yes United States
AAC Infotray AG Limsophy LIMS No Switzerland
ABB Ltd. Knowledge Manager Yes United States Sold CCLAS LIMS to Datamine Software Ltd. in August 2019.[1]
ABI-Health Technologies Pvt. Ltd. ABI LIMS No India LIMS is part of the SmartLabs platform.
ABS Systems, Inc. PHIMS No United States
Adifo NV BESTMIX LIMS No Belgium Former product Laboras now seems defunct.
Advanced Solutions Accelerator SAS 100 lims No France
Advanced Technical Software uniLIME No Austria Former product q/LIME seems no longer supported.
Advanced Technology Corp. VADDS, VETSTAR No United States
Agaram Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Qualis LIMS Yes India Demonstration videos
AgiLab SAS AgiLIMS Yes France
Agile Frameworks, LLC MetaField Yes United States Demonstration videos A field information management system for architecture,
engineering, and construction that contains a full LIMS module
AgileBio LabCollector Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
Agilent Technologies, Inc. iLab Operations Software, SLIMS Yes United States Demonstration videos Agilent acquired the iLab core facility management software in 2016.[2]
Agilent acquired Genohm SA in May 2018.[3][4]
AHP GmbH iQ-LIMS No Germany
AINZ Corp. LabFlow Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos Cannabis-oriented LIMS; former product was PharmWare.
AiZen Algo Pvt. Ltd. LabZen No India
Alcor SPRL CI-Master, LabTec No Belgium
Alpha Technologies US, LP Enterprise No United States
Ambidata Digital Innovation Solutions & Consulting, Lda. LabWay-LIMS No Portugal
American Technical Services, Inc. MOX No United States "Laboratory workflow and [metrology] management system" with LIMS module
Analytical Information Systems, Ltd. AIS LIMS No United Kingdom
Aquatic Informatics, Inc. AQUARIUS Yes Canada Demonstration videos Not marketed as a LIMS, but software suite has
extensive LIMS functionality.
ASM Soft SL asmLIMS No Spain
Assaynet Inc. Assaynet LIMS No Canada Demonstration videos Previous name for LIMS2010 was LIMS2003.
Asterian, LLC ArgoLIMS Yes United States See the LIS vendor page for QuikLIMS.
Asystance B.V. AlisQI LIMS Yes Netherlands Demonstration videos
ATGC Labs, LLC ActiveLIMS No United States
Aurora Systems, Inc. VisuaLab No United States
Autoscribe Informatics, Inc. Matrix Gemini, Matrix Express Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos North American distributor/support team was
Zumatrix, Inc. until it was absorbed into new
entity Autoscribe Informatics, Inc.[5]
BARTELT GmbH datalabX No Austria
Bassetti France SAS TEEXMA LIMS No France
Batalyse GmbH Mind No Germany Demonstration videos
Baytek International, Inc. cBLISS Yes United States Product line changed in summer 2017 with introduction of cBLISS.
Beijing Bio-LIMS Soft Co. Ltd. Bio-LIMS No China
Bentley Systems, Inc. KeyLAB No United States Pricing and demonstration videos Acquired Keynetix Ltd. and KeyLAB in 2019.[6]
BGASoft, Inc. LIMS ABC Yes United States
Bika Lab Systems (Pty) Ltd. Bika LIMS Yes South Africa Pricing Also available at SourceForge.net under GPL.
Bio-Analytical Technologies Pvt. Ltd. BioClinical No India
Bio-ITech BV eLABInventory, eLABJournal Yes The Netherlands Pricing and demonstration videos Neither is a true traditional LIMS; Inventory is a sample manager
and Journal is an ELN with the features of Inventory. However, both
have LIMS-like features.
BioData Inc. Labguru Yes United States Demonstration videos Labguru replaced LabLife and BioKM on December 5, 2011.[7]
Became an ELN+LIMS platform in late 2022.
BioFortis, Inc. Labmatrix No United States
BioInfoRx, Inc. mLIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos Animal colony management LIMS
Biomatters Ltd. Geneious No New Zealand Pricing and demonstration videos
Biomed Systems Ltd. LABA Yes England Pricing and demonstration videos Biotechnology and biobanking LIMS
BioSilicium SASU bs-LIMS No France
Bit Wave Solutions Ltd. Labsols LIMS Yes United Kingdom
Blaze Systems Corporation BlazeLIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
Blomesystem GmbH LABbase No Germany readyLIMS appears to have been discontinued in 2019 or 2020.
Bode Cellmark Forensics, Inc. BodeLIMS No United States
Brooks Automation, Inc. FreezerPro, Limfinity Yes United States Pricingand demonstration videos Sample management solutions + LIMS
Broughton Software Ltd. LabHQ Yes United Kingdom Pricing and demonstration videos Was formerly SkySource Ltd.
Bruker Corporation SampleTrack No United States
BTLIMS Technologies BTLIMS, Lab Data Master No United States
Bureau Conseils et Services SCRL AQ Manager LIMS Yes Belgium Pricing and demonstration videos
Bytewize AB O3 LIMS, O3 LIMSXpress Yes Sweden Pricing and demonstration videos
Caliber Technologies Pvt. Ltd. CaliberLIMS Yes India
Cannabliss New England, LLC CannabLIS Yes United States Cannabis LIMS
Capstone Technology Corporation dataPARC No United States
Cerebrum Corporation LABdivus Yes United States
Cargotrader, Inc. Cargotester.com Yes United States
Carobar Business Solutions, LLC reLIMS Yes United States
CC Software, LLC Confident Cannabis LIMS No United States Demonstration videos
CellPort Software, LLC CellPort Cell Culture Suite Yes United States Demonstration videos
Clinical Systems Ltd. ClinAxys II No United Kingdom
CliniSys Group Limited Clinisys WinPath No United Kingdom Part of the Clinisys brand of companies.
Clinisys NV Clinisys GLIMS, GLIMS Genetics, and DaVinci No Belgium Was MIPS NV until September 2022.[8][9]
Part of the Clinisys brand of companies.
CliniSys, Inc. Clinisys ApolloLIMS and SQ Lab No United States Renamed from Sunquest Information Systems, Inc. on May 31, 2022.[10]
Part of the Clinisys brand of companies.
CloudLIMS.com, LLC CloudLIMS, FreeLIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
Clyde Computing Ltd. Q-SYS LIMS No United Kingdom
Codon Software Private Limited Codon LIMS No India
Columbia Energy & Environmental Services, Inc. OmniLIMS No United States
CompuDrug International, Inc. Laboratory Manager Plus No United States
Computing Solutions, Inc. LabSoft LIMS No United States
Comsense Datasystems of Australia ComLIMS No Australia
Condition Monitoring International, LLC LabTrak No United States
Contec Group International Ltd. MADCAP Yes New Zealand
Cosine Consultants Ltd. Fission LIMS No Cyprus
CSMS Sp. z o.o. CS-17 LIMS No Poland
Dassault Systèmes SA BIOVIA Lab Management No France Demonstration videos Dassault acquired Accelrys, Inc. on April 29, 2014.[11]
Data Systems Integration Group, Inc. RevolutionDx Yes United States
Data Unlimited International, Inc. Starfruit GeneTell, IdentiTrack, and Toxicology No United States
Datamine Software Ltd. CCLAS EL and CCLAS 6 Yes United Kingdom Demonstration videos
Dataworks Development, Inc. Freezerworks No United States Demonstration videos
Dedalus Healthcare Ltd. Dedalus LIMS Yes United Kingdom Pathology LIMS
Deutsche Telekom Healthcare Solutions Netherlands B.V. LMS, SymPathy Lifecare No Netherlands Acquired Finalist Software Noord Nederland C.V.
and LMS in January 2019.[12][13]
DHC Dr. Herterich & Consultants GmbH SAP QM No Germany
dialog EDV Systementwicklung GmbH diaLIMS No Germany
DiData, Inc. Di-LIMS No Switzerland
DIPOLE SARL DipLABO No France
Diversity Arrays Technology Pty. Ltd. DArT LIMS No Australia Demonstration videos
Dorner GmbH & Co. KG B/Lab, i/med Genetics, i/med Hygiene,
M/Lab, X/Lab
No Germany
Drishti-Soft Solutions Pvt. Ltd. cLIMS No India
Dynamic Databases, LLC limsExpress Yes United States Demonstration videos
E-BiOnary Technologies Pvt. Ltd. e-BiOnary A, C, M, and D Yes India Demonstration videos
EffiChem s.r.o. EffiChem Yes Czech Republic Demonstration videos
Elysia-raytest GmbH Argus RPS, SARA No Germany Specializes in radiopharmaceutical LIMS.
ElmTree Systems, LLC ElmTree System No United States
Elmwood Solutions, Inc. Pure Harvest Yes United States LIMS-like seed lab software
Enable IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Ensō-LIMS No India Demonstration videos
entimo AG PhaLIMS No Germany
EthoSoft, Inc. X-LIMS No United States Pricing
Eusoft Srl EuSoft.Lab Yes Italy Demonstration videos
Fink & Partner GmbH [FP]-LIMS No Germany Demonstration videos Former product was [Dia]
Forney, LP ForneyVault Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
Frontier Science & Technology Research Foundation, Inc. LDMS Yes United States Demonstration videos
Future Technologies, Inc. DNA LIMS No United States
Genesis MicroSystems, Inc. LAB-2000 No United States
Genetic Technologies, Inc. eDNA LIMS No United States Pricing
Genetrics, Inc. GEN-LIMS No United Arab Emirates
Genial Genetic Solutions, Ltd. iGene, Shire No United Kingdom
GenoFAB, Inc. GenoFAB Yes United States Pricing Combination LIMS + ELN
Genosity, Inc. Integrated Genomic Toolkit Yes United States Genomics platform with a LIMS
GoInformatics, Inc. GoLIMS Yes United States Demonstration videos
GoMeyra Corporation GoMeyra LIMS Yes United States Demonstration videos
GQM mbH Qualifax LIMS No Germany
GTS Systems Private Limited GLab360, LabExpress Yes Egypt
H&A Scientific, Inc. SLIM No United States Screenshots
Hach Company Hach WIMS Yes United States, Germany Demonstration videos
Harris Systems USA, Inc. Forensic Advantage Yes United States Placed under Harris' Caliber Public Safety division.[14]
HM-Software HM-LAB No Germany
i2D Solution, Inc. i2DS LIMS No United States
iCD System GmbH LABS/Q, LABS/QM No Germany
Illumina, Inc. BaseSpace Clarity LIMS, Illumina LIMS Yes United States Demonstration videos
In-QM-Team Software GmbH WinLaisy No Europe Development taken over from inray Industriesoftware GmbH
in March 2019.[15]
Indusoft OOO I-LDS LIMS No Russia Demonstration videos
Infomed Kouvatsos Theodoros Ltd. Lab@link No Greece
Information Management Services, Inc. BSI, SEER*DMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
InfoTrak Pty. Ltd. Oil Commander No Australia Previous product name was InfoTrak Oil.
Innovatics Ky InnoLIMS Yes Finland
Instem LSS Limited Provantis Yes United Kingdom
Instrumentos Científicos SA NevisLIMS Yes Spain Demonstration videos
IntaForensics Ltd. Lima Forensic Case Management No United Kingdom Pricing and demonstration videos Personal edition is free, but no other pricing.
Integrated Software Solutions Ltd. OMNI-Lab No Australia Absorbed Point of Care Solutions Pty. Ltd. and v-Lab in 2020.[16]
INTEGRIS LIMS GmbH iLIMS No Germany Pricing and demonstration videos Changed company name from CSS LIMS GmbH in March 2017.[17]
Interactive Software Limited Achiever Medical LIMS Yes United Kingdom
Interactive Technology Services, LLC LIMS IAL Yes United States
Interpec Corporation INQAS, INTRACES No United States
InterSystems Corporation TrakCare Lab No United States Demonstration videos
InVita Healthcare Technologies, Inc. STACS Casework, STACS Database Yes United States Acquired from STaCS DNA Inc. in May 2021.[18]
iVention BV iVentionLES Yes Netherlands Demonstration videos Marketed as a laboratory execution system with LIMS,
ELN, and SDMS functionality
J Street Technology, Inc. J Street LIMS No United States Pricing Formerly MSC-LIMS by Mountain States Consulting, LLC.
Jeganee Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Laboratory-On Yes India
Junction Concepts, Inc. QBench Yes United States Demonstration videos
JusticeTrax, Inc. LIMS-plus No United States Pricing
jwConsulting GmbH jwLIMS No Germany
Khemia Software, Inc. Omega 11 LIMS No United States Screenshots
Kriti Microsystems Pvt. Ltd. Kriti LIMS No India
KVANT spol. s r.o. Evidence No Slovakia
L7 Informatics, Inc. L7 ESP No United States Demonstration videos Enterprise science platform/workflow engine w/ a LIMS
LabCloud, Inc. LabCloud Yes United States
Labforward GmbH Labregister Yes Germany Integrates with company's ELN Labfolder
Labii, Inc. Labii ELN & LIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos Combination ELN + LIMS
LabKey Corporation LabKey Biologics LIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
LabLite, LLC LabLite SQL LIMS No United States Pricing
LabLogic Systems Limited Debra, PETra No United Kingdom Demonstration videos
LabLynx, Inc. ELab Yes United States Pricing and Demonstration videos
LabMaster.pl Sp. z o.o. LabMaster LIMS Yes Poland
Labmin (Pty) Ltd. Labmin, Labmin Lite Yes South Africa Demonstration videos
LabPro 2000 Ltd. eQual Yes New Zealand
Labs Division SL OraLims 2000i and 3.0 Yes Spain Demonstration videos
Labsoft Tecnologia Ltda. myLIMS Yes Brazil Demonstration videos Not to be confused with Odysis SA's myLIMS product.
Labstudio (Pty) Ltd. Labstud.io LIMS Yes South Africa Pricing and screenshots
LABTrack, LLC LABTrack LIMS Yes United States EKM Corporation was previously a distributor of LABTrack.
LabVantage Solutions, Inc. LabVantage 8 Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos Products formerly called SAPPHIRE and SQL*LIMS.
LabWare, Inc. LabWare LIMS, LabWare GROW Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
Labworks, LLC Labworks No United States Bought LABWORKS from PerkinElmer Inc. in May 2016.[19]
Lenava Engineering Group Ltd. Lenava LIMS Yes United Kingdom
LETEC SARL Tetraed LIMS No France
Lex Software Solutions Manage! Yes (customer request) Turkey Screenshots
LGC Limited Kraken No United Kingdom
LIMS at work GmbH Labmatica LIMS No Germany
lims+WARE lims+WARE/ASP, /Networks,
/Results, /UNIX
No United States
Limseo SARL Solution Laboratoire No France
LIMSey, LLC LIMSey No United States
Locasoft SARL LIMS.FR Yes France Demonstration videos Product changed names in 2019 from Lims.net to LIMS.FR.
Logiq Innovations, Inc. LabPlus No Canada LabPlus formerly a product of LabPlus Technologies.
LogicaSoft SPRL Odoo LIMS Yes Belgium A LIMS built on open-source Odoo ERP
LTech Australia Pty. Ltd. Lims1 No Australia
Lyons Information Systems, Inc. LLMS Yes United States
M-Tech International, Inc. CAT2 LIMS No United States
Malvern Panalytical BV SPARCS No Netherlands Previously known as PANalytical BV.
MAQSIMA GmbH MAQSIMA LAB+ No Germany
Mci IT Pty. Ltd. Cloud Solutions Suite Yes South Africa Pricing and demonstration videos
MEDEORA GmbH BioArchive Yes Germany Pricing and demonstration videos Biobanking LIMS
Medpace, Inc. ClinTrak Lab No United States Clinical research LIMS
Megaware, Inc. LIAS No United States
Methodiq, LLC custom LIMS development No United States
Microcline Projects Labosaurus Yes Canada Pricing
ML Consulting Technologies, LLC WeLIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos Free quality control LIMS for small labs
Modul-Bio SAS MBioLIMS No France
Motto Systems Pvt. Ltd. GMPPro LIMS Yes India Demonstration videos
Mukon Informatics (Pty) Ltd. Skylims No South Africa Formerly Mukon CC. LIS marketed as a LIMS.
Myfab Myfab LIMS No Sweden
National Agribusiness Technology Center USALIMS No United States Pricing
National Cancer Institute caLIMS No United States Pricing
Nexactly AI Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Nexactly LIMS No India
Nexix, Inc. Nexix LIMS Yes Canada Designed for PCR
Nippon Control System Corporation SimpDoc No Japan Discontinued SimpLabo in May or June 2018.
Still offering SimpDoc, per company.
Novatek International NOVA-LIMS No Canada
Oasis Infotech Pvt. Ltd. EnviroLIMS EWM, LIMZ-RD,
OasisLIMS, True-LIMZ CTL
No India
Ocimum Biosolutions Ltd. Biotracker LIMS Yes India
Odysis SA myLIMS No Switzerland Not to be confused with Labsoft Tecnologia Limitada's myLIMS product.
Online LIMS Canada Limited OnLIMS No Canada
OnQ Software Pty. Ltd. QLIMS Yes Australia
Open-source software solution Bika LIMS N/A N/A See Bika Lab Systems (Pty) Ltd. for more info.
Open-source software solution caLIMS N/A N/A See National Cancer Institute for more info.
Open-source software solution ClinViro N/A N/A More information found on [project page].
Open-source software solution GNomEx N/A N/A More information found on SourceForge.net.
Open-source software solution GNU LIMS N/A N/A More information found on the project page.
Open-source software solution LAMA N/A N/A More information found on the project website.
Open-source software solution Leaf LIMS N/A N/A More information found on the project website.
Open-source software solution MetaLIMS N/A N/A More information found on the project website.
Open-source software solution Open-LIMS N/A N/A More information found on the project website.
Open-source software solution openBIS N/A N/A More information found on the project website.
Open-source software solution OpenELIS N/A N/A More information found on the project website.
Open-source software solution OpenSpecimen N/A N/A More information found on the Krishagni Solutions Pvt. Ltd. page.
Open-source software solution Screensaver HTS LIMS N/A N/A More information found on SourceForge.net.
Open-source software solution SMITH N/A N/A More information found on Bitbucket.
Open.Co Srl ProLab.Q Yes Italy
OPTIMAL SYSTEMS GmbH enaio Laboratory Content Center No Germany
Oracle Corporation Oracle Health Sciences
Clinical Development Analytics
No United States
Orsyx eL@b No Israel Demonstration videos
Ovation.io, Inc. Ovation LIMS Yes United States Demonstration videos Company and product have undergone many name changes, with "Ovation" the latest.
Oy Fision Ltd. Broadsight LIMS No Finland
Pardus d.o.o. eQMS::LIMS No Croatia
PDS Group Holding AG Ascentos Yes Switzerland Former products were PathData, ReproData, and ToxData.
pdv-software GmbH pdv-lims 3 No Germany
Persistent Systems Ltd. ChemLMS No India Acquired from Agilent.[20]
Pharmaceuticals Systems International, LLC PSI Yes U.S. Pricing and demonstration videos Cloud-based application suite that includes LIMS
Phylum SARL Phylum.Laboratoire No France
PiControl Solutions, LLC PiLims No United States
Polisystem Informatica Srl Analisi No Italy
Pondpol Group The rapid family of LIMS No Thailand Five LIMS-like solutions covering multiple industries
Porter Lee Corporation Crime Fighter BEAST No United States
Process Solutions Canada Limited LDMS No Canada
Prog4biz Software Solutions Ltd. BookitLab Yes Canada
Progeny Genetics, LLC Progeny Clinical Yes United States Pricing Some pricing available for Clinical.
Promadis Pty. Ltd. Caseman No Australia
Promium, LLC Element LIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
PRYM-SOFT Sp. z o.o. CleverLAB, PureLAB Yes Poland
PT Digita Scientia Indonesia OrbitaLIMS No Indonesia
QDA SOLUTIONS GmbH QDA LIMS No Germany
Qualitype GmbH Abetter LIMS No Germany
QUALIMS SARL QUALIMS No France
Quality Systems International Corporation WinLIMS Yes United States
Quartz Imaging Corporation Quartz LA-, FA-, and RE-LIMS No Canada
Raddec International Ltd. Raddec-LIMS No United Kingdom Demonstration videos
Realistic Computing, Inc. eData Specialty LIMS No United States
Reston Stable Isotope Laboratory LIMS for Lasers,
LIMS for Light Stable Isotopes
No United States Pricing The RSIL is part of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Revol Software Solutions, LLC Revol LIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
RHAPSODY Software Solutions GmbH RHAPSODY LIMS No Germany Officially changed name from Softwaresysteme Keeve GmbH in February 2018.[21][22]
RJ Lee Solutions, LLC THEMIS No United States
RockStep Solutions, Inc. Climb Yes United States Demonstration videos
S.G. Systems, LLC V5 Traceability No United States Manufacturing traceability software system with a LIMS module
Sapio Sciences, LLC Sapio Bioanalytical LIMS, Clinical
LIMS, Histopathology LIMS, NGS LIMS,
Research LIMS, and Stability LIMS
Yes United States Demonstration videos
Satya Sistemas Ltda. Flux2 No Brazil
Scigilian Software, Inc. Scigilian Yes United States
ScienTek Software, Inc. iStability LIMS No United States LIMS designed for pharmaceutical stability testing programs
and stability test management
Semaphore Solutions, Inc. Labbit, custom LIMS development No Canada
Sempai Consulting Ltd. & Co. KG scarabPLUS No Germany A pharmaceutical ERP that fully integrates a LIMS
Shimadzu Corporation LIMSsolution No Japan
Siemens AG Formulated Product Design, SIMATIC IT Unilab No Germany
Sigmen Technologies Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Sigma LIMS No India
Simploud Limited Simplab No Israel Pricing and demonstration videos Salesforce-based LIMS
SLCLAB Informática SL ALFA21, Zendo LIMS Yes Spain Pricing and demonstration videos
Sofcom (Private) Limited Spectrum No Pakistan
Soft Computer Consultants, Inc. SoftLIMS Yes United States
Software for Life Sciences BV LabScores No Netherlands Demonstration videos
Software Point Oy LabVantage Medical Suite,
Enterprise, and Express
Yes Finland Acquired by LABVANTAGE in April 2011.[23] C5 LIMS was renamed to
"LABVANTAGE Medical Suite" in December 2012.[24] Former products:
TasteBOSS and WilabLIMS
Sorenson Forensics, LLC eDNA LIMS No United States Forensic LIMS
SpecPage AG SpecLIMS No Switzerland Previously known as Object Solutions Software AG.[25][26]
Spectra QEST Australia Pty. Ltd. QESTField, QESTLab No Australia
StackWave, LLC StackWave Affinity LIMS Yes United States
Stanford University School of Medicine MendeLIMS No United States
STARLIMS Corporation STARLIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos Formerly Abbot Informatics Corporation.
Stelsel Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd. NABL LIMS No India
TechWare Incorporated Logbook Discovery,
TechWare MainTrac
No United States
Telesphorus Consulting Ltd. gemLIMS Yes United Kingdom
The Edge Software Consultancy Ltd. BioRails LIMS Yes United Kingdom Pricing and demonstration videos
Thermo Fisher Scientific Core LIMS, Nautilus, SampleManager, Watson Yes United States Demonstration videos
Third Wave Analytics, Inc. Lockbox LIMS Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos
Title21 Health Solutions, Inc. Cellular Therapy Solution No United States Demonstration videos A LIMS with a focus on cellular therapy
Trace First Ltd. CoreOne for Labs Yes Ireland
TraxStar Technologies, Inc. QATrax LIMS No United States Demonstration videos
Tribal Software, Inc. LIMS Lyte, Tribal-LIMS No United States
Triestram & Partner GmbH lisa.lims No Germany
Trilogy Group Limited TAPS No United Kingdom
TRUST Infotech Electronics, LLC TRUST LIMS No United Arab Emirates
TQ Technology Pvt. Ltd. TQLIMS No India
Uncountable, Inc. Uncountable Yes United States Demonstration videos LIMS- and ELN-like platform for chemical R&D
U.S. EPA Scribe No United States Pricing
up to data sales and services GmbH up2Lims No Germany
Valdata Systems USA, Inc. Chemical Management System Yes United States Demonstration videos Suite of modules, including a LIMS, for manufacturing
Veeva Systems, Inc. Vault LIMS Yes United States
Venture Development, LLC GoRev Yes United States Health information system with LIMS/LIS
Verisis A.S. CLIMS No Turkey Forensic LIMS
VertiQ Software, LLC CME-LIMS No United States Forensic LIMS
Vette EDV-Beratung & Entwicklung GmbH TransGraph No Germany Quality management software with a LIMS module
Waters Corporation NuGenesis 8 No United States Pricing and demonstration videos NuGenesis 8 is a data management and workflow package
of applications, including NuGenesis Sample Management.[27]
Wavefront Software, Inc. Wavefront LIMS Yes United States Demonstration videos
WESTcom Logiciels et Services SARL ARES No France
WireWorks West, Inc. FermWorks No United States Formerly operated as Jova Solutions Inc.
Wixon and Cross, LLC LIMFinite Yes United States
Wolfe Information Systems, Inc. Wolfe LIMS No United States Pricing
Xybion Corporation Labwise XD, Pristima XD Yes United States Pricing and demonstration videos Pre-clinical LIMS solutions
Yokogawa Electric Corporation OpreX, CIMVisionLIMS No Japan
Yro Systems Pvt. Ltd. MocDoc LIMS No India
Yullin Technologies Co., Ltd. LabMate Enterprise No South Korea


4.2 Consultants

These consultancies seem to focus primarily on helping others plan, choose, and implement an informatics system for the laboratory, though they may offer other services to laboratories, such as computer system validation (CSV), project management, and workflow development. (The location represents the entity's headquarters.)

Vendor Headquarters Key services Services page
A Byte of Advice, Inc. Fairfield, IL, U.S. "We provide project management, system development, code modification, support and training";
experience with LabVantage and PerkinElmer products
Services page
A2LA Workplace Training Frederick, MD, U.S. LIMS, quality management systems, regulatory compliance assessments, process and risk management, etc. Services page
ABB Ltd. Zurich, Switzerland Provides an expansive set of services. Services page
Accenture PLC Dublin, Ireland Laboratory informatics, LIMS, LIS, ELN, data analytics, managed services, etc. Services page
AKKA Technologies Group Brussels, Belgium Information technology, engineering, clinical data management, regulatory affairs and compliance, etc. Services page
Astrix, Inc. Red Bank, NJ, U.S. "Astrix’s core competency is to assist organizations in the development and implementation of data
management strategies to enhance the collection, processing, analysis and reporting of scientific data."
Services page
Avellana Learning Oy Vantaa, Finland LIMS, LIS, and ELN implementation; open-source software implementation; software validation; quality control Services page
BC Solutions, LLC Phoenix, AZ, U.S. LIS implementation, interface testing and validation, project management and consulting,
data conversion/migration
Services page
BGASoft, Inc. dba LIMS ABC Fort Lauderdale, FL, U.S. Business analysis, lab process improvement, enterprise and cloud architecture, LIMS implementation, etc. Services page
Bika Lab Systems (Pty) Ltd. Western Cape, South Africa LIMS requirement analysis, design, customization, configuration, and testing; training; project management, etc. Services page
Bottom Line Consulting, LLC Endwell, NY, U.S. Labware products, user requirements specifications, vendor selection, project management Services page
Brevitas Consulting, Inc. Sacramento, CA, U.S. Labware products, LIMS implementation; project management; quality assurance, etc. Services page
C4 Database Management, Inc. Port Orchard, WA, U.S. LIS administration, LIS integrity, data integrity, database installation and migration Services page
Chemtech Servicos de Engenharia e Software Ltda. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Manufacturing execution systems, SCADA, automation, cyber security, etc. Services page
Clarity Compliance Solutions Limited Chepstow, Wales LIMS, system validation, data integrity, process mapping, vendor selection, etc. Services page
Clarkston Consulting Durham, NC, U.S. LIMS, data integrity, process mapping, vendor selection, quality management, project management etc. Services page
Clevr Newstead, QLD, Australia Laboratory process and technology consultations, custom LIMS development Services page
Clinical Lab Consulting, LLC Dublin, OH, U.S. Provides a wide range of services "to all types of clinical laboratories including governmental, academia,
hospital, reference and physician office laboratories."
Services page
Clinical Laboratory Consultants dba Medical Source Marietta, GA, U.S. "Medical Source offers experience, guidance, and unmatched expertise in the physician office and
independent reference laboratory."
Services page
Cosine Consultants Ltd. Strovolos, Cyprus Software customization, data management system consulting, Fission LIMS, etc. Services page
CSols, Inc. Newark, DE, U.S. Laboratory informatics strategic services, ELN and LIMS implementation, computer system validation, and
laboratory vendor-specific technologies
Services page
Digital Lab Consulting Ltd. London, U.K. LIMS, LIS, and ELN implementation; computer system validation; business case development;
requirements definition; project management; vendor selection; etc.
Services page
e-Science Solutions Ltd Whittington, U.K. Information technology, business case development, requirements definition, vendor selection, etc. Services page
EM2 Solutions, Inc. dba Labtopia Houston, TX, U.S. Laboratory informatics strategic services, LIMS implementation, computer system validation,
quality management systems, training, and staffing
Services page
EquixTech Madrid, Spain LIMS selection, implementation, and change management; manufacturing execution systems;
automation; industrial internet of things
Services page
Fructeam SARL Paris, France eLearning tools, clinical trial management systems, LIMS, ELN, SDMS, SAP Services page
HPFM, Inc. Pacifica, CA, U.S. LIMS selection, implementation, and change management; computer system validation; quality
management systems, etc.
Services page
iConnect Consulting, Inc. San Francisco, CA, U.S. LIMS implementation and validation; computer system validation; HL7 electronic communication, training Services page
IMCOR GmbH Filderstadt, Germany LIMS selection and implementation, computer system validation, business process analysis and optimization Services page
InfoWiz Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea LIMS, LES, ELN, SDMS, and quality management system selection and implementation; system integration Services page
Kainos Healthcare Solutions, LLC Richmond, VA, U.S. Laboratory informatics, LIMS, LIS, EHR, EMR, quality control, procurement and implementation,
custom development; they also offer a laboratory quality management solution, eQCo
Services page
Kalleid, Inc. Cambridge, MA, U.S. "We work across the value chain in R&D, clinical and quality areas to deliver support services for software
implementations in highly complex, multi-site organizations."
Services page
Lab Insights, LLC Carlsbad, CA, U.S. Laboratory informatics, computer system validation, vendor assessment, HIPAA audits and training,
quality assurance, process improvement, etc.
Services page
LabMetrics, LLC Ishpeming, MI, U.S. Laboratory informatics, automation, instrumentation, compliance and auditing, quality assurance, etc. Services page
Laboratory Advisory Bureau, LLC McAllen, TX, U.S. Clinical laboratory informatics, LIS, quality assurance, compliance and auditing, workflow management, etc. Services page
Laboratory Systems Consulting Celbridge, Ireland Laboratory and scientific informatics, 21 CFR Part 11, project management, etc. Services page
LIMS4U Bedworth, England Laboratory informatics, LIMS Services page
LIMSCON Vienna, Austria Laboratory informatics, LIMS, ELN, CDMS, document management, training, project management,
computer system validation, etc.
Services page
LUFC LabConsultants Mierlo, The Netherlands Laboratory informatics, LIMS, ELN, CDMS, SDMS, vendor selection, computer system validation,
workflows, project management, lab management, etc.
Services page
Nichols Management Group Ltd. York Harbor, ME, U.S. Clinical laboratory informatics, system assessment, implementation, and integration;
project management; workflow management, etc.
Services page
NNIT A/S Søborg, Denmark Laboratory informatics; system assessment, implementation, and integration;
system validation; project management; workflow management; etc.
Services page
Nous Labautomation Support Mariaheide, Netherlands Laboratory process, automation, and regulation assistance; project management;
LIMS, ELN, CDS, and document management system implementation
Services page
NXG Group, Inc. Chennai, India Laboratory informatics, LIMS, testing and validation, system integration management,
business consulting, etc.
Services page
Orbis Labsystems Ltd. Dublin, Ireland Laboratory informatics, LIMS, quality assurance, system integration management, automation, etc. Services page
OSTHUS GmbH Aachen, Germany Laboratory informatics, LIMS, system integration management, business consulting, etc. Services page
prime4services GmbH Karlsruhe, Germany LIMS, project management, vendor selection, quality management and validation, etc. Services page
PQE Group Florence, Italy Laboratory informatics, LIMS, laboratory instrument management, method validation, project management, etc. Services page
RC Inspection Group Rotterdam, Netherlands Laboratory informatics, LIMS, data analysis, automation, etc. Services page
RevereIT, LLC Sterling, VA, U.S. LIMS, system integration management, system validation, method development and validation,
data migration, vendor selection, etc.
Services page
Sagit Solutions Ltd. Wan Chai, Hong Kong LIMS, implementation management, cloud management, vendor selection, etc. Services page
Scimcon Limited Newmarket, Suffolk, U.K. Laboratory informatics, LIMS, ELN, CDS, SDMS, instrument management, project management Services page
Semaphore Solutions, Inc. Victoria, B.C., Canada Laboratory informatics, LIMS, BaseSpace Clarity LIMS, workflow development, genomics Services page
Sequence, Inc. Morrisville, NC, U.S. Laboratory informatics, LIMS, ELN, CDS, SDMS, data architecture analysis, data analytics Services page
Shaw Informatics Ltd. Horsham, West Sussex, U.K. Laboratory informatics, LIMS, LES, ELN, process mapping, requirements analysis, project management,
vendor selection, deployment strategy, knowledge management solutions, training
Services page
Silver Lining Informatics, LLC Brooklyn, NY, U.S. Laboratory informatics, LIMS, LES, ELN, Labware products, STARLIMS products, LabVantage products,
workflow development, reporting, project management, training
Services page
Solution4Labs Sp. z o.o. Białystok, Poland Laboratory informatics, LIMS, ELN, custom development, Thermo Scientific products,
Agaram Technologies products, etc.
Services page
SoftNLabs SpA Croix, France Laboratory informatics, LIMS, ELN, LES, SDMS, ERP, CRM, project management, software validation Services page
Techsol Corporation Princeton, NJ, U.S. LIMS, QMS, MES, regulatory affairs, clinical development, software validation, analytics, etc. Services page
Validation Systems, Inc. Palo Alto, CA, U.S. Laboratory informatics, microbiological and chemistry services, quality management systems,
computer system validation, etc.
Services page
Verista Fishers, IN, U.S. Laboratory informatics, LIMS, ELN, CDS, laboratory compliance assessments, computer system validation,
project management, etc.
Services page
wega Informatik AG Basel, Switzerland LIMS, data management systems design and implementation, clinical trial management systems,
and electronic data capture for life and chemical sciences
Services page


4.3 Other resources

4.3.1 ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation bodies

What follows is a set of examples of accreditation bodies handling ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for laboratories around the world. For a more complete list of accreditation bodies, see the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) directory of approved bodies.

4.3.2 ISO/IEC 17025 reference and resource library

Guides:


Journal articles:


Other useful documents:


4.4 LIMSpec

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LIMSpec is an ever-evolving set of software user requirements specifications for laboratory informatics systems, especially the laboratory information management system (LIMS). The specification has grown significantly from its humble origins over a decade ago. Earlier versions of LIMSpec focused on a mix of both regulatory requirements and clients' "wishlist" features for a given system. The wishlist items haven't necessarily been ignored by developers, but they do in fact have to be prioritized by the potential buyer as "nice to have" or "essential to system operation," or something in between.[28][29][30] This latest version is different, focusing strictly on a regulatory-, standards-, and guidance-based approach to building a specification document for laboratory informatics systems.

At its core, LIMSpec is rooted in ASTM E1578-18 Standard Guide for Laboratory Informatics. With the latest version released in 2018, the standard includes an updated Laboratory Informatics Functional Requirements checklist, which "covers functionality common to the various laboratory informatics systems discussed throughout [the] guide as well as requirements recommended as part of [the] guide." It goes on to state that the checklist "is an example of typical requirements that can be used to guide the purchase, upgrade, or development of a laboratory informatics system," though it is certainly "not meant to be exhaustive."

LIMSpec borrows from that requirements checklist and then adds more to it from a wide variety of sources, including ISO/IEC 17025. An attempt has been made to find the most relevant regulations, standards, and guidance that shape how a compliant laboratory informatics system is developed and maintained. However, the LIMSpec should also definitely be considered a continual work in progress, with more to be added as new pertinent regulations, standards, and guidance are discovered.

If you've never worked with a user requirements specification document, the concept remains relatively simple to grasp. Merriam-Webster defines a "specification" as "a detailed precise presentation of something or of a plan or proposal for something."[31] Within this organized "plan or proposal" are requirements. A requirement typically comes in the form of a statement that begins with "the system/user/vendor shall/should ..." and focuses on a provided service, reaction to input, or expected behavior in a given situation. The statement may be abstract (high-level), or it may be specific and detailed to a precise function. The statement may also be of a functional nature, describing functionality or services in detail, or of a non-functional nature, describing the constraints of a given functionality or service and how it's rendered.

An example of a functional software requirement could be "the user shall be able to query either all of the initial set of databases or select a subset from it." This statement describes specific functionality the system should have. On the other hand, a non-functional requirement, for example, may state "the system's query tool shall conform to the ABC 123-2014 standard." The statement describes a constraint placed upon the system's query functionality. Once compiled, a set of requirements can serve not only to strengthen the software requirements specification, but the requirements set can also be used for bidding on a contract or serve as the basis for a specific contract that is being finalized.[32]

Section 3.1.2 of Chapter 3 took those specific LIMSpec requirements linked to ISO/IEC 17025 and presented them as a means to demonstrate the critical functionality a LIMS should have in order for a laboratory to more easily comply with the standard. However, there's more to LIMSpec than just those requirements. The requirements span multiple areas of laboratory workflow and practice, from the core functions of a lab to its ancillary operations, specialty functions, technology and performance touch points, and data and security touch points. As of December 2022, LIMSpec is based off more than 130 regulations, standards, guidance documents, and more, proving to be a robust starting point for labs seeking to use a requirements specification to acquire a LIMS.

The next chapter discusses the user requirements specification, using LIMSpec as an example. You'll learn how to shape such a specification to your laboratory's needs, how to issue the specification as a request for information (RFI), and how to get the most out of it when getting decision-related information from vendors.

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