TechValidate Research on LabWare LIMS and ELN

LabWare LIMS and ELN Case Study

Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)


This case study of SRUC is based on a November 2017 survey of LabWare LIMS and ELN customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“LabWare provides a positive Return On Investment (ROI) for my organization.”

“LIMS was used in 8 vet centres and an environmental testing laboratory. However they where in affect 9 instances of LIMS with limited connectivity. Now we are rolling out LabWare to all areas that require LIMS. Crop Systems, 8 Vet Centres, Environmental lab, Research, and Animal Vet Sciences. A single system across the whole of SRUC. So in one word – efficiency.”


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select LabWare LIMS and ELN:

  • Challenges solved with LabWare:
    • Lab efficiency/productivity
    • Instrument integration and consolidated reporting

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of LabWare LIMS and ELN that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Versions of LabWare the company is currently using:
    • LabWare LIMS v6
  • Third-party tools interfaced with LabWare:
    • Analytical Balances: Fully interfaced
    • CDS: Partially interfaced
    • ERP: Partially interfaced
    • ELN (not LabWare): Partially interfaced


The surveyed organization achieved the following results with LabWare LIMS and ELN:

  • Chose LabWare for an informatics partner because of their:
    • Global presence
    • Local presence
    • Service and support
    • User community
    • Product functionality
  • Satisfaction with the following LabWare areas:
    • Product functionality: Extremely satisfied
    • Industry focused templates: Highly satisfied
    • Professional services: Highly satisfied
    • Customer technical support: Highly satisfied
    • Customer training: Highly satisfied

About This Data

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