Gain efficiencies with a single repository for scientific data. The Scientific Data Management System (SDMS) seamlessly integrates with STARLIMS to help manage instrument data and documents generated in the laboratory.


sdms Capabilities


SDMS acts as a central repository for all of your lab’s valuable document and data files. Our scientific data management solution makes it easy for users to access and share information across the organization. 

Eliminate disparate data sources

Manage a variety of documents with the SDMS. Organize standard operation procedures (SOPs) and certificates of analysis, and pull in unstructured data from HPLCs, GCs and other instruments.

Extract valuable Scientific data 

Parsing and recognition technology transforms a variety of unstructured documents or files into searchable structured information. Keywords, values, graphs and data tables are pulled from all files to enable easy search later. 

Automate file processing

The SDMS Grabber monitors designated locations and automatically picks up and processes new files. File approval workflows can automatically be kicked off and scientific data can be routed to the appropriate location based on file type.

Reduce cycle times

Automate the approval process of SOPs, test methods, and product specifications by creating custom workflows that ensure documents are reviewed and approved by the right people.

Ensure compliance

SDMS is designed to be 21 CFR Part 11 compliant, which includes record creation, audit trails, electronic signatures, data security and data storage in the original format. Modify the Scientific Data Management System to comply with internal data retention, archiving, and approval process rules.

Promote collaboration

Access document information from a web browser from virtually anywhere in the world. Search by keyword, metadata, and free text to find any record or result.

Integrated Solution Suite

SDMS is built on the same advanced technology as our LIMS and is a key component of the STARLIMS Integrated Solution. With our powerful LIMS solution at its core, you can also choose to integrate our ELN or enrich operations with Advanced Analytics and Mobile features.

What customers say

“Our reviewers no longer have to be on-site to review samples and data packages. Instead, the STARLIMS SDMS allows us to have all instrument files and reports attached electronically to the sample submission, and available for reviewers to review and approve on weekends and off-hours. This allows samples to be processed much faster."

Richard Caron
Associate Director, ImClone Systems

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STARLIMS Knows Your Business  

From R&D to manufacturing and beyond, STARLIMS optimizes the entire product lifecycle. With preconfigured industry-specific features and capabilities, Abbott Informatics can get your LIMS solution up and running quickly so you can concentrate on getting high quality and safe products to market faster. Select an industry to find technical and hardware specifications and learn more about how STARLIMS helps your organization excel.


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