What’s your IAQ IQ? What’s in (or out of) your control?

April 27, 2021

In the lab, as in life, there are events within your control, and events well outside of it. However, in the lab (but not necessarily always in life),[..]

Keeping your cleanrooms clean: effective monitoring practices and parameters

March 16, 2021

A comprehensive cleanroom monitoring strategy combines real-time data acquisition, analysis, and reporting to support validation and ongoing[..]

Disaster planning for the lab: how to prepare, respond, and recover

January 28, 2021

Can your lab predict and prevent disasters? Learn how to prepare, respond, and recover in the event of a disaster occurring.

The Hard Cold Facts Behind Vaccine Storage

January 13, 2021

Prior to 2020, vaccine storage was, frankly, not too much of a hot topic. But — as absolutely everyone in the world knows — COVID changed that, and[..]

Monitoring Relative Humidity & Temperature in Real-Time for Your Lab

October 14, 2020

Life science facilities are not strangers to the notoriously difficult task of keeping samples and equipment free from humidity damage. Despite the[..]

Making Data Meaningful with a Real-Time Facility Monitoring Application

August 13, 2020

Real-time reporting and monitoring is the delivery of continuously updated information streaming at zero or low latency. Real-time reporting of[..]

Temperature Mapping in Real-Time for Your Facility

July 28, 2020

High-quality temperature monitoring is critical to life science organizations due to the strong influence that temperature can have on environmental[..]

7 Common problems with data loggers—and how a data acquisition system solves them

June 22, 2020

A data logger is an electronic device that records the data output of sensors in the lab for equipment functionality and environmental conditions at[..]

Safeguard Specimen Integrity With Real-Time Laboratory Monitoring

May 29, 2020

Effective management of laboratory testing is only possible through consistent application of a continuous quality improvement approach to all[..]

CO₂ & O₂ Monitoring: The Importance of Monitoring Gasses Using an Adequate System

February 19, 2020

A laboratory can be a very dangerous place. Two commonly utilized substances posing their own safety and detection challenges in a lab are Carbon[..]

The difference between a Data Acquisition System and A Data Logger

November 20, 2019

Having a reliable temperature monitoring and ambient monitoring system is crucial in a lab facility, but what happens if a system fails?

Streamlining Laboratory Equipment Management

October 17, 2019

In state-of-the-art, pharmaceutical research and development facilities there can be many difficulties faced when managing maintenance contracts with[..]

Freezer Storing Rare Samples Fails Setting Research Back Decades

September 18, 2019

Murphy’s law states “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”. The Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center experienced this truism in 2012 when a[..]

Monitoring Increases Laboratory Equipment Value

September 12, 2019

It's a common challenge within life science organizations to maintain and maximize equipment functionality, while still mitigating and minimizing any[..]

Have You Been Left to Your Own Devices?

August 15, 2019

Does your laboratory require monitoring to ensure all equipment and facility conditions are functioning optimally?

Best Practices for Lab Monitoring-Before, During, After Implementation

July 18, 2019

With developing and implementing laboratory and environmental monitoring programs, determining the appropriate balance between an efficient allocation[..]

The Future of Lab Asset Monitoring & Management

June 18, 2019

Proper monitoring and management of laboratory assets is not just a critical component of any lab, but also something that can easily become very time[..]

3 Areas Automated Reporting Makes Labs More Efficient

May 28, 2019

With increasingly fast-paced competition to innovate in life science industries, constantly improving laboratory operations is not just a good idea, it[..]

Is Your Lab Prepared for a Power Outage?

May 14, 2019

To hear that your facility's power is down can be among the worst news to hear as a Facilities Manager, but there are ways to be prepared and prevent[..]

5 Ways Lab Monitoring Improves Quality & Compliance

April 30, 2019

Proving quality and compliance should be at the forefront of every life science organization’s processes. There are many areas throughout the life[..]

How Environmental Monitoring Keeps Labs from Failing

April 16, 2019

There are constant challenges that need to be addressed in Life Science industries. Intense competition, cost increases, strict regulatory and safety[..]

The Challenges Choosing A Laboratory Monitoring Solution

April 02, 2019

There are many companies that provide solutions for monitoring laboratory equipment and ambient parameters, but understanding the difference between[..]

Does Your Lab Have a Safety Net?

March 26, 2019

Cold storage devices and laboratory equipment are in every life science organization and used daily by researchers to make breakthrough discoveries.[..]

10 Things About Lab Monitoring That Keep You Up at Night

March 12, 2019

Laboratory monitoring can be challenging. It is often difficult to determine the best methods and practices for implementing and maintaining a robust[..]

What Can Go Wrong in a Laboratory?

February 26, 2019

A life science organization’s valuable investments, revenue potential, and reputation reside in the lab--expensive equipment and precious samples must[..]

Manage Your Lab's Sample Inventory

February 12, 2019

Managing your inventory and equipment is necessary to keep your lab running efficiently; this is true whether you have tissue samples stored in liquid[..]

How To Learn from Lab Errors

January 31, 2019

Errors in medical labs can be extremely costly and have severe consequences. Good news are that we can learn from past mistakes and prevent them from[..]

Dangers of Manual Records on Refrigerators and Freezers

January 17, 2019

For many years, in many laboratory facilities, it has been common practice to manually log records when equipment, such as refrigerators and freezers,[..]

Benefits of Paperless Lab Monitoring

January 15, 2019

Video: Hear from Xander, a Laboratory Professional with a background in biotech and pharma research, why he decided to make the switch from tedious[..]

Preventive Maintenance for Laboratory Equipment

January 08, 2019

Laboratory workers and researchers must be cognizant that laboratory equipment can malfunction without adequate monitoring and regularly scheduled[..]

What To Do After a Catastrophic Freezer Failure

January 02, 2019

 Freezers and refrigerators are an integral part of laboratory equipment across a wide range of scientific disciplines from research laboratories in[..]

Your Biotech Startup Just Received Funding: What’s Next?

December 18, 2018

A startup generally begins with a small group of individuals developing a service or product that can be scaled up rapidly as work progresses on their[..]

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Laboratory Facility

December 11, 2018

There are many options when it comes to laboratory upgrades, such as moving to a larger facility or optimizing your floor plan for maximum productivity[..]

How to Mitigate Risks in Your Cryotank Storage

December 04, 2018

 Cryogenic tanks, or cryotanks, are storage systems used to store frozen biological materials and offer a number of unique benefits. The main function[..]

How to Safeguard Against Employee Errors

November 27, 2018

Nobody likes to make mistakes, either in their personal or professional lives, but we’re all human, and mistakes can and do happen

The Importance of Particle Counting in a Laboratory

November 13, 2018

 Particle counting is a key feature of air quality monitoring in laboratories across a range of science and technology disciplines, including[..]

What You Should Know About FDA Laboratory Regulations

November 06, 2018

The United States’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal government’s oldest consumer protection body, having existed in various guises and[..]

5 Ways to Streamline Your Biopharmaceutical Lab

October 25, 2018

Today’s modern biopharmaceutical lab must operate in a complex and ever-changing regulatory environmentThe stringent rules applied to the drug[..]

The Role of IVF Regulations

October 05, 2018

Over the past several years, life science industries have seen a steady increase in regulatory oversight. However, the IVF/ART industry is one sector[..]