If you own, share, or need to know who is using your equipment, ULab was designed for you.
ULab catalogues your laboratory equipment, letting you monitor activity using customisable booking and hiring options, both within your institution and with external collaborators/ customers.
Site visitors from anywhere can find and potentially book time on equipment. Managers gain an overview of their department/ institutional systems ensuring that expensive equipment is utislised in the best manner possible.
ULab for Researchers
ULab makes it easier to get your research completed on time by simplifying access to your lab's equipment and expert operators.
control access to your equipment using comprehensive booking controls, preventing conflict allowing research to run smoothly
use qualified operators to restrict access and easiliy book time with local experts for the equipment you need
create booking groups to allow for simplification of sequential use of equipment
delegate booking management to free up time to get on with your research and reach project goals
know when equipment is free using the ULab equipment calendars
ULab for Lab Managers
ULab reports on your lab, equipment and researchers, providing operational insight with a single click.
manage maintenance scheduling, equipment paperwork and communicate down-time with users
promote your equipment and capabilities via the facility tools
increase your utilisation rate with improved capacity planning using the ULab reporting functions
improve lab safety by restricting booking to qualified users, incident reporting and easy access to manuals/ SOPs
"We're using ULab routinely now for coordinating all of our lab operations – it’s a real workhorse for us"
National Centre Manager
ULab for Head of Institute
ULab creates new research opportunities for your centre by making facilities and expertise searchable by potential collaborators.
promote your institute via the facility tools, enabling potential collaborators/ customers to search your expertise, laboratories and equipment
access overview reports on usage and capacity improving planning and resource allocation
improve lab safety and incident reporting
ULab for Companies
ULab makes it simple for your company to access research equipment and experts in the community by providing powerful search tools which help you find what you need.
ULab search allows you to find equipment and expertise local to you
Search results contain the contact details you need to get in touch with the owners/ manager of equipment direclty
use ULab to manage your own equipment and resources
"...we are making extensive use of it and it is making our lives so much easier..."
ULab for Research Institute Management
ULab lets your research institution access valuable data on your labs and facilities by providing customisable reports for management and stakeholders with a single click.
generate equipment utilisation reports for key stakeholders
know what resources you have and avoid double purchase of expensive equipmen
delegation of equipment management to your workforce freeing up your time
promote your facilities & expertise and monetise unused equiment resource
ULab for Funders
ULab lets research funders maximise the value from their infrastructure spend by ensuring that labs and equipment are used optimally and accessible to the wider research community.
Gain insight through accurate reporting into how your grant money has been utilised
inform decisions on allocation of equipment funding using geographic information