Gartner Research

What Life Science Companies Should Look for in a Laboratory Information Management System

Published: 21 June 2011

ID: G00213587

Analyst(s): Michael Shanler


Different needs within the life science industry segments narrow the field of LIMS providers. Before making an investment in a new LIMS, stakeholders must anticipate the demands of the future laboratory and match up the LIMS capabilities.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • LIMS Landscape
  • Positioning for Future Life Science LIMSs
  • Common Future LIMS Needs Across the Life Science Industry
  • Individual Life Science Segments Will Have Unique Needs
    • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies
    • Contract Research Organizations
    • Clinical Diagnostics
    • Clinical Trials
    • Medical Device Manufacturers
  • Recommendation

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