Lab of the Future is now

The Importance of ALCOA+ Data Integrity in GMP

The pharmaceutical and biotech industries are highly regulated to ensure drugs and other therapeutic products are safe and effective. Pharmaceutical companies must follow Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations throughout all stages of drug manufacturing.

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Collect Real-Time Data During Cell-Based Assays

Recent progresses in AI-powered drug discovery bring a considerable number of potential drug candidates to the primary assay stage. However, only 10% will go through to clinical trials. It is therefore essential to quickly and accurately screen drug candidates, discard toxic or ineffective...

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Lab of the Future: Smart Digital Technologies

Smart, integrated technologies can help scientists streamline workflows, lower error rates and save time. The Lab of the Future is becoming a reality as scientists start to leverage voice-activated and machine learning tools to automate mundane tasks and digitize laboratory records.

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Integrating Automation into the Lab of the Future

Increasing digitization in the life sciences environment is transforming the modern research laboratory. The resulting transformation into the lab of the future will witness many additional changes including a strong focus on lab automation.

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Opportunities and Challenges of Voice Assistant Technology in Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Voice assistant technologies have been available in the consumer market for a number of years. They can perform a variety of tasks, including reporting on the weather or traffic, locating destinations such as restaurants or shopping centers, and answering general questions at the user's request....

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Digital Transformation: How LabTwin Revolutionizes Documentation of Microbiological Testing in cGMP Environments

Everyone expects medicines to be safe and effective. Therefore, regulatory authorities require that drug manufacturing processes follow current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP). Microbiological testing commonly occurs at several stages of drug development to ensure that products are not...

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Lab of the Future: facilitated through Lab Digitization

Emerging technologies in life sciences research and development are poised to usher in the lab of the future. Lab digitization will feature prominently in this next generation research laboratory. Among the many advances in lab digitization that are priming for the lab of the future, modern data...

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Popular Use Cases of Voice-Activated Digital Assistants in R&D Labs

Voice-activated digital lab assistants allow scientists to record data and access information while they are running experiments, validating equipment and processes, or managing lab instruments and samples. LabTwin recently hosted a webinar discussing how scientists are currently using voice...

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The Lab of the Future: Cloud Technologies in Pharmaceutical R&D

Pharmaceutical companies are constantly grappling with huge datasets. Technologies are rapidly advancing, allowing researchers to collect vast amounts of preclinical and clinical data during product development. The problem now lies in how to best manage that data to unlock its true value. In...

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Lab of the Future: Voice-Activated Digital Lab Assistants in Pharma R&D

Voice-activated digital lab assistants are one of the fastest-growing trends in consumer technologies – Siri, Alexa, and Google Home are now household names. Voice assistants allow people to naturally and easily communicate with digital tools, reduce screen time, and multi-task.

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LabTwin Supports current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP)

Any company manufacturing drug products, biologics or medical devices must follow current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations. These regulations ensure that medical products are safe and effective for patients and consumers. cGMP regulations are enforced by a number of regulatory...

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Digital Transformation: How LabTwin accelerates Method Development for Protein Expression

Bringing a new drug on the market is a long and expensive process. Biopharmaceutical companies spend around $1 billion in R&D per therapeutic product and the recent pandemics have highlighted the necessity of accelerating the deployment of new targeted drugs.

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Seamless Lab Digitization can enable smart Lab of the Future

Today, smart appliances are increasingly becoming powerful tools in our daily lives. We can lock our front doors remotely, order groceries from our refrigerators, or control our household appliances from halfway across the town. The most noticeable aspect of these advances is how seamlessly the...

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Driving towards the Lab of the Future

What is the lab of the future and do we really need it?

Now consider a nightmarish scenario out of a science fiction movie – a rapidly spreading global pandemic, caused by a highly infectious micro-organism, with no known treatment and little respect for age, gender, or international boundaries!...

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User-Centered Design in the Smart Lab of the Future

Scientists and lab managers are bombarded with new products all claiming to save time and money, be more efficient or provide better results. However, most of the time, life science products are designed and developed in isolation, behind closed doors, and researchers only hear about these...

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Top Lab Informatics Trends: Voice-Powered Digital Lab Assistants

New technologies such as CRISPR, high-throughput screening and organs-on-a-chip have radically changed research capabilities in the past decade. However, lab management software, such as Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELNs) or Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software, has failed to keep up. The...

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Lab of the Future: Top Lab Informatics Trends: Augmented Reality

As lab informatics trend augmented reality (AR) is moving out of the realms of gaming and into the workplace. Unlike virtual reality, AR tools do not disconnect people from the real world, instead they ‘augment’ it by adding extra information.

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FAIR Data Management in the Lab of the Future

We are lucky to live in the age of Big Data. With rapid technological advances, the cost of creating large datasets such as genomic, transcriptomic or proteomic studies, continues to plummet. Life science companies now have the luxury of creating data relatively quickly and easily. However,...

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User-Centered Design to Empower Scientists

User-centered design (UX) drives product development by focusing on the needs and expected behaviors of potential users. UX starts with understanding target users and leads to answers tailored to the needs of users. This necessitates working closely with users to design, develop, and refine...

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Why We Use Voice Technology

It’s a very exciting time to be involved in research. Technological advances are accelerating and scientists can now answer questions that were impossible to address a decade ago. This abundance of data is a two-edged sword, scientists can feel snowed under by reams of big data and the...

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The Startup Story, Reloaded

Sometimes all it takes is a whim and a few bright minds for an idea to become reality. That is, after all, the popular myth behind the startup industry. Our story, on the other hand, isn’t your traditional startup fairytale. There were no high-octane college grads running from door to door with...

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The Future of the Lab: Moving from Paper to Digital

Over the past 40 years, digitization – the transformation of analog information into digital formats) – has become part of our everyday lives. People around the world now embrace digital medical records, bank statements, bills, newspapers and books. Even money is starting to move from...

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Hands-free, Natural and Integrated: A Better Lab Management Tool

First there was paper, then electronic lab notebooks (ELNs), now there is LabTwin’s integrated, hands-free digital lab assistant.

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AI & Machine Learning Helps Scientists Deal with Data Overload

Biopharmaceutical companies must collect and analyze an astonishing amount of data to take a product all the way to market. This data is collected by many different groups along the product development pathway. Furthermore, large companies have international teams who need to harmonize...

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PhD or no PhD?

When I finished my master’s degree, I asked myself what felt like a million-dollar question: PhD or no PhD? I like to compare the process of making big decisions to the show "Deal or No Deal." Do you play the safe route and apply for jobs and PhD programs and hope that, after most likely...

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The Power of Voice with Magdalena Paluch

In our Team Talk series, members of the LabTwin team talk about our product development process, the problems our customers face, and solutions to those problems (both from LabTwin and from other companies). To kick off, Magdalena Paluch, our CEO explains why voice is central to everything we do...

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Dilemma – “What do you do at work?”

Scientists: you know the struggle is real. How do you explain to a lay person just what you do? It’s hard. You’re often met with that blank stare when you start to talk about DNA and RNA. Just jogging someone’s memory of their eighth-grade biology class takes up 80 percent of the conversation.

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