In the lab

Lab and project management

  • 1degreebio – Reagent marketplace.
  • Antibody Registry – Gives researchers a way to universally identify antibodies used in in the course of their research.
  • Asana – Keeps your team organized, connected, and focused on results.
  • Biocompare – Find products, read reviews and hear about the latest technological developments.
  • ELabInventory – Web-based laboratory inventory management system designed for life science research laboratories
  • LabGuru – Supports day to day activities of a research group, from vision to execution, from knowledge to logistics.
  • Lab Suit - online lab management platform.
  • Life technologies Lab Management Tool – Management tool for lab equipment and services.
  • Open Science Framework – Gathers a network of research documents, a version control system, and a collaboration software.
  • Quartzy – A free and easy way to manage your lab.
  • Quip – Combines chat, documents, spreadsheets, checklist, and more to collaborate on any device.
  • StrainControl – Lab management tools that allows you to organize strains, plasmids, oligos, antibodies, chemicals and inventories.
  • TetraScience – Scientific "mission control" that allows you to monitor, capture, and manage your experiments and equipment from anywhere.

Electronic lab notebook

  • Docollab – Helps you manage your scientific research, collaborate with your colleagues and publish your findings.
  • elabftw – Electromic lab notebook made by researchers, for researchers, with usability in mind.
  • ELabJournal - GLP-compliant Electronic Lab Notebook and lab management tool.
  • Evernote – A place to collect inspirational ideas, write meaningful words, and move your important projects forward.
  • Findings App – Lab notebook app that allows to organize your experiments, keep track of results, and manage your protocols.
  • Hivebench – Hosted numeric laboratory notebook tool to manage protocols, experiments and share them with your team.
  • LabArchives – Web-based product to enable researchers to store, organize, and publish their research data.
  • Labfolder – Simple way to document your research and to organize your protocols and data. (blog post)
  • LabGuru – Supports day to day activities of a research group, from vision to execution, from knowledge to logistics.
  • Laboratory Logbook – Document projects running in a lab and manage experimentally obtained data and its metadata.
  • Sumatra – Automated electronic lab notebook for computational projects.
  • TetraScience – Scientific "mission control" that allows you to monitor, capture, and manage your experiments and equipment from anywhere.

Outsourcing experiments

  • Emerald Cloud Lab – A web-based life sciences lab, developed by scientists for scientists.
  • ScienceExchange – Marketplace for shared lab instrumentations. (blog post)
  • Transcriptic – A remote, on-demand robotic life science research lab with no hardware to buy or software to install.
  • Zombal – Connects the scientific community globally for scientific outsourcing

Find and share samples

  • Addgene – Plasmid sharing platform
  • Antibody Registery – Gives researchers a way to universally identify antibodies used in in the course of their research.
  • Biospecimens – Platform for biospecimen-based research.
  • Duke human heart – Repository for cardiovascular research scientists, including tissues samples and information.
  • ELabInventory – Web-based laboratory inventory management system designed for life science research laboratories.

Protocol repository

  • Benchfly – Video protocols and video platform for scientists.
  • Benchling – Life science data management and collaboration platform, where you can create, find, and discuss protocols.
  • IPOL journal – Research journal of image processing and image analysis with algorithm descriptions and its source code.
  • MyExperiment – Share workflows and in silico experiments.
  • OpenWetWare – Share information, know-how, wisdom, and protocols among researchers working in biological fields.
  • Pegasus – Platform that help workflow-based applications execute.
  • Protocols – Crowdsourced universal protocol repository. (blog post)
  • Protocol online – A curator of protocols contributed by researchers arounds the world.
  • Scientific Protocols – Share scientific protocols using the GitHub platform

Other tools and resources

  • LabWorm - Digital scientific tools, updated weekly & upvoted by the community.
  • InSIlico DB - Genomics made possible for biologists without programming.This online platform is great for those needing to use bio-informatic tools. It also combines an easy access to genome database with analysis tools on the same platform.