Digital Transformation of the Laboratory:

A Practical Guide to the Connected Lab

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Language: English

By Klemen Zupancic (Editor), Tea Pavlek (Editor), Jana Erjavec (Editor)

Publication date: May 2021

ISBN: 978-3-527-82506-6

368 Pages

Book Description: 

Perfect for senior executives, lab managers, senior scientists, principal investigators, professors and PhDs working in the field of biotechnology, pharma, chemistry, healthcare, life science, Digital Transformation of the Laboratory: A Practical Guide to the Connected Lab will also earn a place in the libraries of laboratory heads and auditing departments seeking to find efficiencies, cut costs, and maximize productivity in their own labs.” – Wiley Inc. 

Digital Transformation of the Laboratory: A Practical Guide to the Connected Lab delivers essential and transformative new insights into current and future technologies and strategies for the digitization of laboratories. Thoroughly supported and backed-up with contributions from thought and industry leaders, the book shows scientists in academia and industry how to move from paper to digital in their own labs.

Language: English

By Klemen Zupancic (Editor), Tea Pavlek (Editor), Jana Erjavec (Editor)

Publication date: May 2021

ISBN: 978-3-527-82506-6

368 Pages

Book Overview: 

This book is a result of collaboration between different authors: researchers, business owners, consultants, managers and professors who wrote about their vast experience and provided valuable perspective on the subject of digital transformation. 

  • A thorough introduction to the evolution of the modern laboratory, including new available technologies and the new science being conducted with it.
  • An exploration of crucial terms you’ll need to understand in order to chart your path into the future of the laboratory.
  • Examinations of practical issues you’ll need to master in order to define your lab’s digitalization strategy.
  • Numerous case studies and expert commentary on the subject of moving from paper to.

Table of contents:

  • The Next Big Developments – The Lab of the Future
  • Crucial Software-related Terms to Understand
  • Introduction to Laboratory Software Solutions and Differences Between Them
  • Data Safety and Cybersecurity
  • FAIR Principles and Why They Matter
  • The Art of Writing and Sharing Methods in the Digital Environment
  • How to Approach the Digital Transformation
  • Understanding Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines
  • Interoperability Standards
  • Addressing the User Adoption Challenge
  • Testing the Electronic Lab Notebook and Setting Up a Product Trial
  • Understanding and Defining the Academic Chemical Laboratory’s Requirements: Approach and Scope of Digitalization Needed
  • Guidelines for Chemistry Labs Looking to Go Digital
  • Electronic Lab Notebook Implementation in a Diagnostics Company
  • Identifying and Overcoming Digitalization Challenges in a Fast-growing Research Laboratory
  • Turning Paper Habits into Digital Proficiency
  • Going from Paper to Digital: Stepwise Approach by the National Institute of Chemistry
  • Wet Lab Goes Virtual: In Silico Tools, ELNs, and Big Data Help Scientists Generate and Analyze Wet-lab Data
  • Digital Lab Strategy: Enterprise Approach
  • Next Steps – Continuity After Going Digital
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Transforming Laboratories
  • Academic’s Perspective on the Vision About the Technology Trends in the Next 5-10 Years
  • Looking to the Future: Academic Freedom Versus Innovation in Academic Research Institutions
  • Future of Scientific Findings: Communication and Collaboration in the Years to Come
  • Entrepreneur’s Perspective on Laboratories in 10 Years
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During the webinar book authors address the R&D lab’s strategic directions in the years to come.

The webinar focuses on digital transformation, new data management developments, FAIR and leveraging the value of data.

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