TechValidate Research on LabWare LIMS and ELN

Case Study: Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company


This case study of a Global 500 pharmaceuticals company is based on a March 2016 survey of LabWare LIMS and ELN Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Challenges solved with LabWare:
    • Lab efficiency/productivity
    • Security and protection of intellectual property

Use Case

  • Uses LabWare in a R&D type of laboratory.
  • Has used LabWare for 10 to 14 years.
  • 3rd party software applications interfaced to the LabWare system:
    • Chromatography Data System (CDS)
    • Other Data Acquisition System


  • Chose LabWare for an informatics partner because of their:
    • Global presence
    • Reputation
    • Responsiveness/reliability/uptime
    • Service and support
    • User community
    • Product functionality
    • Price
  • Benefits realized from using LabWare solutions:
    • Improved sample management, chain of custody, and turnaround time
    • Captured data directly from laboratory instruments
    • Improved traceability, security and audit trails that provided accountability
    • Generated high quality secure reporting
    • Replaced Excel spreadsheets with integrated ELN
    • Controlled access to sensitive/proprietary data
    • Went paperless
    • Improved regulatory compliance

About This Data

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