Laboratory inventory management systems are complex system dedicated to lab management, wether they are internal labs or service labs.
Tracking of sample for the booking, reception, breakdown, test and storage.
Clear visibility of the labs activities through dashboard and KPIs.
Advanced report dynamically generated based on specifications and results.
What is a LIMS ?
Lims Stands for Laboratory Information Management System sometimes called LIS (Laboratory Information Sytem) or LMS (laboratory Management System).
A LIMS is made to help you during the whole processes of a laboratory. From sample tracking to decision making, a good LIMS will not only assist you during routine operations but should be flexible enough to help you during research through data analysis and data management.
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ERP LIMS modules
Understand Laboratory Information Management System
This is the core difference between a classic much flexible tool adaptable to many fields and a tool evolving and revolving around a specific discipline.
The discipline being the laboratory and, with it, samples to study, track and classify. Choosing to implement a LIMS is to make the choice of increasing efficiency and productivity using a tools specifically designed to answers your need.
If increasing efficiency is the main goal, laboratories are also expected to keep a certain level of security and to follow some norms and legislations. This is why a tool tailored especially for laboratories will often be the most suited answer.
LIMS are powerful tools with many facets related together to help the users.
A LIMS is expensive, understanding that is one of the first steps it you want to implement one in you structure. The reason of this is that :
We are dealing with very sensitive and critical datas that has to comply with a lot of norms.
This high level of security implies a strong and complex system that will be costly
Another major factor of this cost is related to the fact that it is a advanced tools for a small market.
This cost can be frightening at first but it is important to keep in mind that the goal of this tool it to make your company more efficient and reduce errors and time loss Therefore a return on investment is expected on the long run but for it to be optimal it is important to choose the proper solution for your needs, expectations and financial capacities.
As always, the most flexible, complexe and powerful tools will also be the most expensive ones. Those tools will often be considered by companies without financial issues.
Depending on the solution chosen but also the size and the expectations of the company, the price can highly change from one situation to another. Therefore, it is hard to estimate the cost of a LIMS as it can vary widely from 20,000 USD to 2,000,000 USD.
Choose Your LIMS
Different LIMS can be usually categorised in three tiers
Simple LIMSLicences and implementation
- Out-of-the-box solution
- Small amount of budget required
- Easy & quick implementation
- Specific Localized Solutions
Advanced LIMSLicences and implementation
- Start with digitalized LIMS
- Fairly fast implementation & cheap
- Fairly powerful system & resource
- Convincible Customer base
Complex LIMSLicences and implementation
- Customer base in different industries
- Powerful & rich system function
- Abundant Resource
- Closely follow the technology trend
Implement the right LIMS solution
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