TechValidate Research on LabWare LIMS and ELN

LabWare LIMS and ELN Case Study

Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company


This case study of a Global 500 pharmaceuticals company is based on a November 2017 survey of LabWare LIMS and ELN customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

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

- Collaborating locally or globally within and between departments
- Improving productivity – removing non-value added manual activities and human errors
- Reducing compliance risks and improving data quality
- Cutting cycle times, reducing the time spent looking for data
- Lowering costs – eliminating repeat experiments


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

  • Challenges solved with LabWare:
    • Lab efficiency/productivity
    • Regulatory compliance
    • Security and protection of intellectual property
    • Instrument integration and consolidated reporting

Use Case

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

  • Versions of LabWare the company is currently using:
    • LabWare 7 LIMS
    • LabWare LIMS v6
    • LabWare LIMS v5
    • LabWare 7 Windows Client
    • LabWare 7 Web Client
    • LabWare ELN
  • Has used LabWare for 10 to 14 years.
  • 3rd-party tools interfaced with LabWare:
    • Analytical Balances: Fully interfaced
    • CDS: Fully interfaced
    • ERP: Fully interfaced
    • SDMS: Fully interfaced


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

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

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of LabWare LIMS and ELN by TechValidate.

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