It starts with a simple idea
Driven by science and the impact you could have on improving your R&D processes, you jump into a small automation project without thinking too much about the far-reaching consequences. And just like that, you are overwhelmed with the world of laboratory automation!
Imagine you finally have it in your lab: 2 shiny new instruments connected by a robotic arm to perform your analyses automatically. Of course, you've thought ahead and asked the manufacturer to develop workflows so you can get started right away. Everyone is excited about the increased efficiency in the lab, but you know there's more to come... Test volumes will increase thanks to this investment, and you'll want to expand automation even further. Wouldn't it be cool if the results files generated by these two instruments were automatically transferred to the office network for processing in the company's LIMS? And for the final data to be automatically uploaded to the central repository so that everyone in the company has easy access to your data? That would be a nice next step!
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