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Who Labstep is for?


Stay on top of your research, get the most from your findings and elevate your research impact.

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Capture the data that matters without adding to your researchers work load.

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Accelerate your research and maintain effective work flows.

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Our story

Frustrated with having to choose between paper notebooks and clunky software, we wanted to build a research app that would make our life in research easier.

Born out of the University of Oxford, Labstep LIMS is here to help you along your path to discovering the next big thing.

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Our approach

No one wants to spend hours typing up a diary of progress and organising complicated folder systems. Our goal is to take the pain out of note-taking and improve your lab experience while making science more reproducible.

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Unlike many electronic lab notebooks, Labstep is free and always will be for academia. Receive unlimited storage space and support. All you have to do is sign-up, set-up and discover!

Commercial R&D can also benefit hugely from our platform. Find out about our commercial licences


Your IP integrity is of the utmost importance to us. With Labstep, you control who sees what and when. We secure your data with industry leading practises and allow you to export your data at your own discretion.

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Labstep API

Our API allows all your network enabled equipment and smart lab devices to send data to Labstep.

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Our community

Science has led to discovery and innovation that everyone benefits from. To say we're huge fans is an understatement. Despite our love for science, we acknowledge there is always room for improvement. Reproducibility is an issue that we're passionate about, but as we all know, there are many others. We believe the best way to tackle these issues is to talk about them!

The Labstep Community is for researchers who are motivated to make science the best it possibly can be. Join Labstep in fighting the most pressing issues in science and become a community manager today!

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