LabArchives Joins Insightful Science

LabArchives is joining a portfolio of software products that include GraphPad Prism, SnapGene, Geneious Prime, Dotmatics, FCS Express, and nQuery.

We have recently announced that LabArchives has been acquired by Insightful Science. What does that mean? Insightful Science is a portfolio of software products that include GraphPad PrismSnapGeneGeneious PrimeDotmaticsFCS Express, and nQuery. As you can see, LabArchives is in great company with these leading scientific software solutions. Together, the combined company, including LabArchives, forms the world’s largest cloud-based scientific R&D platform with millions of users and thousands of customers worldwide. 

Why did we join forces with Insightful Science? As a standalone solution, we will become less capable of enabling the seamless integration of your data with the wide variety of other tools that are needed. Insightful Science products digitally connect researchers to their ideas and data, advancing the discovery process. Together with Insightful Science, we can accelerate transformation far beyond what we could have achieved on our own. Ultimately this will create more value for you, our customers, and for science. 

What is Insightful Science and what is the basis for joining the companies? Insightful Science is a collection of companies and brands which provide category leading software applications to facilitate scientific research. Among the companies and products are: Graphpad PrismSnapgeneGeneious PrimeGeneious BiologicsFCS ExpressDotmaticsnQueryCytapex Bioinformatics and more. Joining with Insightful Science will enable more long term opportunities and value for LabArchives users. LabArchives user base, numbering more than 600,000, has overlapping installations with Insightful Science product users, numbering 2 million+. 

Will anything change with regard to my interaction with LabArchives? The LabArchives team, as you know it, will continue to operate the business as it has been run for years. Your contacts at LabArchives will not change. 

LabArchives has made information security, service and support a major part of its product offering, will that change? LabArchives will be launching new server sites in the EU toward the end of this year. In addition, we will have been working on new information security standards and engaged more resources for these components of our product offering. 

What does this mean from an administrative  or contractual standpoint: Nothing changes. LabArchives LLC is the company you will continue to be engaged with. 

What does this mean for further product development at LabArchives? Insightful Science plans to invest heavily in the continued extraordinary growth of LabArchives so we can better serve our existing customers, expand our core products, and introduce new end-to-end workflow capabilities. While we look forward to sharing more about the exciting work to be done to unlock the value of the partnership, we are focused on our current priorities so we can best serve you and our customer community. 

What does this mean for our customers? Our team of developers, support staff, enterprise success team, sales managers and supporting staff are extremely excited about this opportunity and the end-user value we can create. The entire team will remain at LabArchives and continue to provide the same high level of support that you expect.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the acquisition personally, please do not hesitate to reach out to me or our entire team via, or complete the form to the right. 

On behalf of our team, thank you for your continued support in our company. We will continue to be a customer-centric company. It’s been a pleasure working with you over the past ten years as customer needs and our products have evolved together. Now, as we embark on the next chapter together, we have the rare ability to create something of even greater value to our users and do something amazing for you and the scientific community. We look forward to working towards that with you jointly as LabArchives and Insightful Science.

News Release below:

Insightful Science Acquires LabArchives to Expand its Electronic Lab Notebook and LIMS Solutions for Scientific Discovery

  • LabArchives is a best-in-class solution at the intersection of the ELN, LIMS, and Lab Informatics technology already used by more than 600,000 researchers in leading research organizations
  • Enables scientists to easily document data, prove and protect discovery, and collaborate in a secure environment
  • Further solidifies Insightful Science’s leadership position in both corporate and academic markets

November 10, 2021 05:58 AM Eastern Standard Time

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Insightful Science, the software company enabling the Cloud for Scientific Discovery, announced today that it has completed the transaction to acquire LabArchives.

LabArchives is a widely used research data management application, serving 600,000 scientists in academic, non-profit and commercial organizations. Built as the central information hub in research labs, it automates data capture, enhances collaboration, creates seamless workflows, and improves lab efficiency.

Insightful Science is a growing portfolio of scientific research and data solutions, including GraphPad Prism, SnapGene, Geneious Prime, Dotmatics, and nQuery. Together, the combined company, including LabArchives, forms the world’s largest cloud-based scientific R&D platform with more than 2 million users and 5,000 customers worldwide. LabArchives already integrates with the Company’s current products, GraphPad and SnapGene, providing true end-to-end capabilities unique to a single vendor.

Matt Dunie, Co-Founder and CEO of LabArchives stated: “For many years we have been dedicated to bettering science by becoming the information hub of research labs. It is increasingly clear the best way we can advance this mission is to help researchers facilitate rapid data access and exchange between scientists around the world, and improve efficiency and results. Together with Insightful Science, we can leverage the power and momentum of the broader customer community, users, and products to accelerate this transformation far beyond what we could have achieved on our own. Ultimately this will create more value for our customers and for science.”

Thomas Swalla, CEO of Insightful Science, added: “This is another major milestone in our growth towards building the foundation for an industry-defining organization that has the scale, momentum, and vision to drive meaningful transformation in science. By expanding our portfolio to include LabArchives, we offer the only, true end-to-end cloud-solution for R&D whether you’re in a leading research institution, university or commercial organization. We’re proud to continue to grow our range of solutions made by scientists, for scientists, and show our continued investment in the scientific R&D industry.”

Earl Beutler, Co-Founder and Former Chairman of LabArchives, added: “I am proud that our team has joined a mission-driven company like Insightful Science. I have dedicated my career to creating and building products to best serve the scientific research community. Insightful Science shares these core values. Everyone on our team is excited to be a part of something much bigger, and we look forward to working together to help make the world a healthier, cleaner and better place to live.”

Insightful Science is a privately held portfolio company of Insight Partners, the leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth technology and software scale-up companies.

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