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What is a LIMS?

A LIMS, or Laboratory Information Management System, is a software application that helps laboratories to track and manage data. LIMS provides a central repository for all laboratory data and helps to automate laboratory processes, including sample tracking, data analysis, and report generation.

A LIMS enables you to model procedures, and then to enable requests to be made for the modeled processes that include the samples to be processed, their associated metadata and what processes (i.e., pipelines) they are to be assigned to. This allows you to manage the processing flow of samples from request all the way through well-defined workflow steps to ensure you are getting high quality, repeatable results and proper traceability.

Key Benefits of a LIMS

There are many benefits to LIMS systems for tracking and managing sampling, including:

  • Managing large volumes of data quickly and efficiently
  • Maintains strict industry standards for laboratory data management
  • Enables automation of complex data analysis
  • Increases productivity, efficiency and turnaround times
  • Integrates seamlessly with other essential systems
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“Sapio won by far. The reason was their flexibility to meet our needs, usability out-of-the-box workflows, and no-hassle platform configuration.”

— Top 10 BioPharma

Adapting your scientific workflow is no work and all flow with Sapio LIMS ℠.

Designed to enhance accuracy, efficiency and level of insight, our lab management software enables total adaptability and scalability with no headaches, no-code or SQL.

Made for scientists, Sapio LIMS is a well-trusted software solution across many disciplines including biotech, clinical and pharmaceutical fields. The best part? Sapio LIMS is one part of our unified lab informatics platform—a lab triple play that radically accelerates implementation and removes the barriers to scientific progress.

With Sapio’s no-code LIMS system, adapting your scientific workflow is no work, and all flow.

What makes Sapio LIMS ℠ different?

  • Robust information management
  • No-code
    configurability
  • Powerful searchability and analysis
  • Out-of-the-box applications
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Robust information management

The management of samples, materials, and workflows is fundamental to the LIMS, but the adaptability and scalability of these core functions is far from standard. Sapio delivers detailed information management and traceability over a full range of scientific data types, including samples, reagents, containers, documents, and more. These can be updated concurrently and in real-time.

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No-code configurability

Today’s sophisticated science demands powerful workflow automation, but this automation must be readily adaptable and highly simple. Sapio’s no-code workflow builder puts the power in scientists’ hands by enabling them to define, adapt, and automate workflows with zero technical intervention, then tie those workflows together into overarching processes.  

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Powerful searchability and analysis 

Structuring your scientific data is only one-half of the challenge. The other half is finding the data you need through sophisticated and granular searchability. At Sapio our expertise in scientific data management is inseparable from our lab management solution, allowing LIMS users to quickly access the data they need with clarity and ease, and then report out on key metrics through sophisticated scientific reports.  

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Out-of-the box tools  

Supporting your novel science shouldn’t mean months of custom coding only to result in a fragile system that breaks with every update. That’s why our cloud-based LIMS software comes equipped with pre-built applications for sophisticated scientific specialties and functions, including bioanalysis, stability testing, NGS, histopathology, In Vivo, and more.  

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In other words, Sapio is science-aware™.

Learn what it means to be a science-aware™ LIMS in our guide.

A true LIMS and ELN platform. A class of one.

Your LIMS, your ELN, your data… we call it the Sapio Triple Play. 

Do you ever think you’re getting a true platform only to discover you’re still dealing with multiple logins, interfaces, and manual exports and imports?  

Say goodbye to disparate workflows and hello to truly unified lab informatics with the Sapio Triple Play—a single, unified platform experience that manages your workflows, your experiments and your data in one interface that is effortless to use and easy to love.  

Sapio LIMS is only the beginning. Explore the fullness of our platform.  

Sapio Platform

One common substance, one unified experience.

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Sapio Lab Notebook

A lab notebook that works the way scientists do.

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Sapio Jarvis

The first data management solution created for scientists.

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LIMS Features

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Sample Management

LIMS systems are commonly used for Sample Management to keep an accurate inventory of each sample, its processing and other related data such as storage location, etc. Detailed sample and related metadata can be recorded when the sample is created or first arrives in the lab, which can also vary depending on the type of sample and its processing pipeline. This normally includes the related project(s), sample identifiers/barcodes, storage information, related assay results data and which workflows or experiments it has passed through. It also includes information such as how it should be stored and any expiration dates. A laboratory information management system should be able to record and retain all this information to ensure easy traceability of all things related to a sample in its life cycle.

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Workflow Management

A LIMS can be used to define step-by-step procedural laboratory workflows and can increase throughput of the lab by performing automation such as:

  • Automatic plate setup of samples including any needed replicates and QC’s and Standards
  • Automatically passing instrument control instructions to robotics and automatically reading results from lab processing into structured records associated with the proper samples
  • Automatically assessing lab results data and queueing samples for reprocessing if necessary
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Reporting

LIMS are an essential tool to not only storing sample, material and processing data, but also for enabling searching of that data and graphical presentations of that information in useful dashboards. Additionally, ad-hoc searches and charts should also be able to be quickly run, allowing lab management and lab scientists to make real-time decisions via real time insights into the lab operations.

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Materials Management

Lab processing relies heavily on tracking materials being used, typically reagents. A Lab Management System can enable detailed tracking of inventoried reagents, how much is on hand, lots numbers, expiration dates and reorder levels. The laboratory information management system will also record everywhere a particular materials lot was used (e.g. what processing workflows) and what samples were combined with the reagents.

A LIMS to support the scientific needs of your industry

Explore our out-of-the-box laboratory information management system templates to ramp up rapidly without an army of programmers.

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Research

Empower your digital research lab with a LIMS that can run any workflow, at any scale.

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Clinical

Our clinical LIMS solution enables your diagnostics lab to better manage data and customer relationships.

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NGS

NGS-ready LIMS software that delivers seamless instrument integrations to unlock the full potential of NGS innovation.

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Histopathology

Improve efficiency and gain deeper scientific insights in digital pathology, single-cell sequencing and spatial transcriptomics research.

Learn more about our Histopathology LIMS and ELN

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In Vivo

Bring scientists and researchers together with one unified LIMS platform whether you’re focused on pharmacokinetics, toxicology or In Vivo research.

Learn more about our In Vivo LIMS and ELN

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Bioanalysis

Maximize autonomy and minimize room for error during bioanalytical research with a LIMS featuring built-in data validation and study design.

Learn more about our Bioanalysis LIMS and ELN

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Bioprocessing

Our LIMS system provides a fresh, integrated digital solution to improve collaboration and data quality during bioprocessing research.

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Stability Testing

LIMS solutions that support scientists in accelerating their stability studies with software that helps to ensure safe and accessible pharmaceutical products.

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LIMS Guides and Advice

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What is a LIMS and what is it used for?

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How to Set Up a Successful LIMS Implementation

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LIMS vs ELN: Understanding The Difference & How To Choose The Right One

Product Literature and Resources

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Sapio LIMS Product Sheet

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Baylor HGSC Case Study

Do you have questions about LIMS systems?

We’d love to answer them.

What separates one LIMS from the next?

While the core functions of laboratory information management systems, such as sample management, materials management, and process management, can at first appear homogenized among the market’s leading alternatives, LIMS are far from created equal when it comes to their configurability, speed of implementation, and reliance on custom code. All three of these elements are interrelated, as a highly configurable solution tends to take a low-code approach, speeding initial implementation and adaptability as scientific requirements evolve.

The other area in which LIMS solutions vary greatly is in their integration with the rest of the lab informatics ecosystem. While many alternatives claim to be platforms, a true platform will offer one unified experience that spans LIMS, ELN, and data management, with one login and one (very short) learning curve for the scientific user.

What types of data are stored in a LIMS system?

LIMS systems allow for the storage of sample tracking data such as the source of the sample, expiration date and researcher’s information.

What is the best functionality of a LIMS?

The best functionalities of modern LIMS systems include automation of workflows, efficient storage of large amounts of data, maintaining data quality and lab management standards as well as seamless integration with other instruments and systems.

Who uses LIMS software?

LIMS are used by lab managers, lab technicians, bioinformaticians and lab support staff. Every lab can benefit from a laboratory information management system to ensure repeatable, high quality results and easy data searching and reporting.

Why Is LIMS Important For Modern Laboratories?

A modern lab needs to have proper tracking of processing details as well as materials, samples, instruments and more. Lab processing data, including assay data, are some of the most prized and valuable assets of a pharma, biotechnology, research or clinical laboratory. It is critical to ensure that these are not only collected properly and that the data is accurate but that the data is easily accessible, visualizable and analyzable — all these constitute a modern informatics platform to enable the digital transformation of your life sciences organization.

What does a LIMS do?

The main purpose of a LIMS is to improve lab efficiency and accuracy by reducing manual operations. A laboratory information management system will perform a range of core functions. These normally include:

– Tracking Bench Protocols work via Workflow Process Tracking
– Accountability of work done via process and data audit tracking
– Sample management
– Materials Management
– Data Access, Dashboards and Reporting

Naturally, not all LIMS Software Systems perform all these functions and the ability of the systems to enable rapid implementation of protocols will vary greatly.

Who benefits from a LIMS the most?

Lab managers, lab technicians, bioinformaticians, and lab support staff all utilize lab management software and stand to benefit from its repeatable, highly quality results and easy data searching and reporting. From our perspective, the scientist, no matter their role or title, is the chief beneficiary of a LIMS. When a lab management system enables powerful workflow configurability with little friction, the true potential of scientific productivity is unleashed.

How is complex science making the LIMS more important?

Due to rising molecule complexity, enhanced technology, and a variety of other factors, the modern lab is home to more data, from a more sophisticated range of instruments, across a more complex set of processes than ever before. Rising complexity in all aspects of scientific operations together expose the inadequacies of legacy information management approaches and the need for a simple, configurable, and scalable solution. The need for a proper LIMS is even greater in large molecule discovery and development, which is known for its unrivaled data demands.

Why should I trust Sapio?

Sapio is widely regarded by our customers as a dedicated partner, and we are dedicated to transparency and truthfulness in all that we do. Visit our company page to learn more about The Sapio Seven—seven principles that underpin our transformative solutions and daily work.

How much does the Sapio LIMS cost?

We offer several editions of our laboratory management software that can be tailored to each customer’s level of requirements. Check out our pricing page to learn more about pricing and features for our Gold, Silver, and Bronze editions.

What if my team and I don’t have an IT department?

Our commitment to lowering the barriers to adoption starts during LIMS implementation. Our laboratory management software is fully cloud-based and require nothing more than a modern web browser. Simply sign up and go, and benefit from our suite of powerful out-of-the-box tools, which make it easy to get started even if this is your first foray into LIMS.

What kind of support is available to Sapio customers?

Sapio Sciences customers gain free access to our support forum and helpful resource library whenever they create a free account. In addition, our resource library provides useful information about LIMS software and offers customers access to whitepapers and additional support.
Beyond our forum and resource library, the entire Sapio team is dedicated to supporting our customers in meeting their lab informatics-related objectives now and in the future. We consider ourselves true partners and are proud of the level of support. You can contact our sales and customer support teams for further advice.

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