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With our innovative solutions we’re enabling research teams to make groundbreaking discoveries. Partnerships help us to connect teams, data, devices and processes. Together we’re evolving the laboratory environment.

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Enhance laboratories

Be at the forefront of innovative technology – Enable a seamless work environment for laboratory teams by integrating with our platform.

Benefit from connectivity

Leverage our expertise and connections – Become part of a growing ecosystem of industry leaders and take advantage of joint customer portfolios.

Drive evolution

The way laboratories work is changing – Let’s build an ecosystem that facilitates groundbreaking discoveries and produces high-quality results.


Our Connectivity Space demonstrates that the laboratory environment can be enhanced by not only collaboration on a technological level but also between people. Together with our partners, we integrated devices, sensors and software solutions to provide a new platform perspective on lab technology.


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“Our vision is finally coming to life.

We’ve brought startups together and created our common vision of the Connected Lab. Collectively, we are building the labs of the future where all tools, systems and people are seamlessly connected.

For us, it was a great pleasure to envision, plan, design and build the Connectivity Space Berlin and we’re looking forward to expanding and deepening our connections virtually, physically and personally.

Jérôme Lutz, Founder & CEO of Smart Lab Architects

“It’s tremendous what you can achieve when you come together in one place and talk to each other.

Since both Labforward and essentim are built on standardized web interfaces, we can now display data from our sensor solution in real-time in Laboperator, Labforward’s lab execution and monitoring software.”

Matthias Schuh, Co-founder & CEO of essentim





Whether a client or employee: The drive of the Waldner company’s actions are people. People who give developments dynamism with their individual needs and expectations. Waldner creates fresh and innovative solutions and products such as filling systems, process systems, laboratories and learning rooms. Waldner Laboratory is the world’s largest manufacturer of laboratory furniture, ceiling supply solutions and fume hoods. Their designs have the perfect balance between design and functionality and contribute significantly to any laboratory environment.

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essentim offers a wireless system to monitor biotechnological processes without influencing the accustomed operating cycles. The associated sensors are optimized for the practicability of the biotechnological environment and are directly attached to a vessel. This guarantees a complete monitoring of the climatical and biochemical influences during the entire process period. The appurtenant software offers substantial functions for the real-time monitoring and can identify process deviations immediately.

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bAhead is an innovative startup that automates and digitizes labs using mainstream technologies from other industries. Using Collaborative robots, 3D-Cameras and AI bAhead can automate lab processes that weren’t possible to automate before, and at a fraction of the cost of usual lab automation machines.  The solution is modular, can be flexibly adapted to changing lab environments and doesn’t need interfaces from the lab equipment, a common problem other automation solutions face. bAhead makes lab automation and digitization available for all labs and all setups. At a fraction of the usual cost.

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DÜPERTHAL is an international company working in the areas of fire protection, environmental protection and safety in the workplace. As a leading German quality and technology enterprise, DÜPERTHAL has set for over 45 years the standards in the design of system solutions for the process-optimised storage of chemicals and hazardous materials for research, development and production. In addition to standard technologies and individually customised system solutions, DÜPERTHAL uses smart technologies that enable you to introduce digital transformation in your company while maintaining reliable processes.

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FLUICS CONNECT is an inventory management solution for research labs. With their smart labels and a mobile app, labs can efficiently and effectively manage samples and save on storage space. Unique barcoded labels can be scanned to directly access sample properties and track samples throughout the experiments. FLUICS PRINT is a service offered for Laboperator and Labfolder users to print smear-proof cryo labels with QR codes directly through the cloud. It’s entirely plug & play:  Simply unbox the printer, connect it to the internet with a LAN cable and start printing labels in the lab!

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Better Basics

As a spin-off from the Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research in Dresden, Better Basics Laborbedarf creates innovative basic laboratory equipment.
Better Basics’ years of experience in science paired with their extensive know-how in the field of plastics and 3D printing technology are the basis for their innovative products, which are tailored to the specific individual’s requirements in the laboratory. Their products offer solutions for a wide variety of work in the laboratory. The modularity is characteristic of their products, which can be quickly and easily adapted to the specific requirements of the user.

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Tecan is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Tecan is also a leader in developing and manufacturing OEM instruments and components that are then distributed by partner companies.

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SmartLab Solutions

SmartLab Solutions GmbH, based in Dresden, develops, builds and sells complete solutions for the smart laboratory of the future. They support the digitization of laboratory operations and deliver tailor-made, expandable complete solutions for manufacturer-independent process automation in routine, contract or development laboratories worldwide. Their products, both software and hardware, make it easier for users to optimize their workflows and gain breakthrough insights faster!

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SmartLAB Architects

The Smart Lab Architects build, digitalize, and automate tomorrow’s labs. They plan, design and build inspiring, user-friendly, beautiful, and connected labs that foster innovation. Once a new space is planned and prepared, they invite all contributing partners and host a sprint in which an empty room is transformed into a login ready smart lab in only one week.


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Antibodies online

Antibodies online is an online marketplace for proteomic products. Antibodies-online offers more than 1 million research antibodies, ELISA kits, proteins, and related products from over 150 suppliers.


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Fraunhofer IPA

Fraunhofer is the largest research organization for applied research in Europe. Its research fields are orientated towards man’s needs: health, safety, communication, mobility, energy, and the environment. Fraunhofer IPA is one of the largest institutes in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

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Sartorius is a leading international pharmaceutical and laboratory equipment supplier. With their innovative products and services, they are helping their customers across the entire globe to implement their complex and quality-critical biomanufacturing and laboratory processes reliably and economically.

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2mag has more than 30 years of competence in the conception, development, production and sales of magnetic and inductive drive concepts, as e.g. magnetic stirrers. This experience paired with a great passion and emotion for their customers – and products – enables the fast and economic creation of solutions precisely for every customer’s need.


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TCI Hannover

The Institute of Technical Chemistry of the Leibniz University Hannover (TCI) performs teaching and research work. Modern laboratories, a technicum, and workshops are available there for numerous scientific and schooling purposes. Scientific research takes place primarily in the fields of biotechnology, tissue engineering, photocatalysis, and computational chemistry.

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DiagnostikNet | BB (Network Diagnostics Berlin-Brandenburg eV) was founded in 2007 and bundles the interests of highly innovative medium-sized companies and internationally renowned research institutes from all areas of in-vitro diagnostics in Berlin-Brandenburg and eight other federal states as well as Switzerland and France. The network represents a total of over 6,000 employees and an annual turnover of more than 300 million euros.

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Life Science Cluster

With more than 80 companies and over 2000 jobs, the Oberhavel region is one of the most successful examples of the life science sector in Brandenburg. The Life Science Cluster (LSC) Oberhavel is the regional cluster management responsible for the industry and pursues the goal of supporting industry companies in their activities.

The cooperation between the Life Science Cluster (LSC) Oberhavel and Labforward focuses on promoting the digitalisation of laboratory workflows in the Oberhavel region and thereby strengthen the position of the location.

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SAP Partners

SAP is a multinational enterprise headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, with more than 105,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1972, the company was initially called System Analysis Program Development (Systemanalyse Programmentwicklung), later abbreviated to SAP. SAP’s integrated applications connect all parts of a business into an intelligent suite on a fully digital platform. Today, SAP has more than 230 million cloud users with more than 100 solutions covering all business functions.

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