Best-in-class platform for scientific research and discovery


IDBS E-WorkBook is the world’s best in-class informatics platform for scientific research and discovery. Its flexibility can meet the demands of your industry and those of various business units in your organization today, and can rapidly adapt and scale to meet whatever requirements you may have tomorrow.

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For more than 30 years IDBS has helped world-leading research and development organizations deliver industry-leading solutions

Designed for Scientists

The IDBS E-WorkBook is different from other systems available on the market in that it is not a set of ELN features or a defined, rigid LIMS. It is a comprehensive data management and workflow solution, designed for scientists and researchers with powerful capabilities and the flexibility to meet the unique, innovative demands of R&D organizations, which can grow with their demands as they grow in complexity.

Time to leave the legacy point-solutions behind

Combining the very best functionalities of lab-based informatics E-WorkBook goes beyond traditional lab management software, providing cutting-edge data capture and analysis tools, job requesting and management, inventory management, and biology and chemistry functionality.

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A scalable and modular platform that grows with you

  • Powerful and versatile search engine
  • Intuitive and easy to use for high adoption rate
  • Time-saving and efficient experiment report-writing tool

Unified & contextualized data capture across applications & instruments

  • E-WorkBook provides a platform to unify, centralize and standardize all the R&D data scientists generate and stores it in the cloud
  • Seamless integration of any system or database used in a laboratory
  • Provides scientists a common view of data across disparate research areas, enabling complete visibility of research information
data management in a lab
data management in a lab

    Standardization to promote collaboration and cross learning

    • E-WorkBook stores, searches and links together any data type and format: plain text, images, sketches, scanned documents, Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets or presentations, alongside chemical and biological structures.
    • Standardizes data into common formats
    • Improved data sharing and streamlined access to data for decision making and business analysis tasks


    • Adheres to 21 CFR Part 11 and GxP requirements
    • Secure environment that accepts data input from any source
    • Superior tracking capabilities for experimental task history, QA and QC
    • Chronological, legible and fully audit trailed records show all tasks conducted in a laboratory, together with the ability to see when, where, by whom and under what conditions an experiment was conducted
    regulatory compliance

    A modular, flexible R&D platform

    E-WorkBook consists of modules designed to provide your R&D organization with an intuitive, easy-to-use, and comprehensive set of tools, that come seamlessly together to form an enterprise-ready, scientific informatics platform. Everything you and your scientists need – in one place.


    E-WorkBook Advance helps scientists manage their structured data capture and modernize operational practices by improving throughput, analytics, traceability and sharing of critical scientific data and insight.


    E-WorkBook Chemistry adds our new chemistry capabilities to The IDBS E-WorkBook, creating a next-generation cloud-based chemistry platform.


    E-WorkBook Request enables teams to prioritize, schedule and fulfil complex, multi-step internal and external work requests, ensuring everything is completed on time and in the right order.


    E-WorkBook enables collaborative working by bringing together scientific task management, research content submission and review, and communication, in a single environment.


    The E-WorkBook has been designed with extensibility and integration in mind to support the enterprise informatics ecosystem, combining a rich set of APIs with out-of-the-box integration mechanisms.


    E-WorkBook Inventory adds seamless management of all of your laboratory inventory into the IDBS E-WorkBook. The Inventory module lets you record your lab equipment, materials, and samples, and manage the locations they are stored in.

    The numbers speak for themselves

    > 90%

    Reduction in errors in regulated or compliant environments

    decreased percentage


    Productivity increase

    increase in operational productivity


    Improvement in speed of decision making

    in a timely manner

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