A Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), is a software-based laboratory and information management systemthat offers a set of key features that support a modern laboratory’s operations.
Why we need LIMS?
It is a computer system capable of managing the phases of Acquisition – Development – Archiving of all data generated by laboratories and / or processes. The use of a system L.I.M.S. automates all key processes in a laboratory (samples acceptance, inclusion results, validation , printing Test Reports , management of laboratory equipment and support materials, scheduling management activities, publishing test reports via the web or e-mail) making possible the traceability of each sample processed in accordance with established quality standards. A LIMS can be integrated with the tools and management systems already in use by the company, allowing the management of processes through a single platform.
The result is to improve the management of processes and laboratory data.
A LIMS Provides a way of automating part of the laboratory system. In a traditional laboratory 75% of the total cost comes from manpower .