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Product overview: 

Research and Development companies worldwide use our products to manage their data; from scientific experiments to process engineering; Pharmaceutical, Energy, Chemical and Consumer goods companies rely on our R&D data management software to increase productivity, efficiency and to deliver safe products to market, faster.

We recognize the importance of new technologies and embrace new ways of working, such as software as a service (SaaS) hosted solutions, to help deliver flexibility and cost reductions to R&D teams. 


E‑WorkBook is an industry-leading R&D informatics platform for enterprise data management.

The E‑WorkBook platform, developed with scientific collaboration in mind, helps drive better decision making and enables you to bring products to market faster. E‑WorkBook creates a secure and searchable environment for managing intellectual property (IP), driving the development of knowledge and promoting innovation across an organisation. E‑WorkBook is scalable, allowing anywhere between 10 and 10,000 users, ensuring the platform can grow alongside the ever-increasing requirements of your business.

Simple enough to be a researcher's primary notebook, yet powerful enough to deliver advanced workflows, reporting and analysis, E‑WorkBook is a web-based product that is software as a service (SaaS) capable and 21 CFR part 11 compliant.

·         Electronic Laboratory Notebook

Our E-WorkBook Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) enables you to meet the data management needs of your entire organization from one platform.

·         E-WorkBook for Biology

E‑WorkBook for Biology has a proven track record of reducing study completion and reporting times by over 30% across life science domains in research, development and manufacturing.

·         E-WorkBook for Chemistry

Our E‑WorkBook Chemistry ELN product provides a simple and intuitive interface that supports comprehensive workflows for organic chemists. The platform provides robust integrations with your existing systems, support for externalized research partnerships, and uses industry-leading technology from ChemAxon for molecular representation and indexing.

·         E-WorkBook Connect

When managing externalised research workflows and data, you need the right collaboration software to be successful. A unique combination of capabilities covering scientific task management, research content submission and review, and communication makes the E‑WorkBook Connect module your perfect partner.

·         E-WorkBook Inventory

E‑WorkBook Inventory is a simple-to-use solution which allows you to seamlessly manage all of your laboratory inventory needs in one place, helping you save time and boost productivity.


ActivityBase is the established industry software platform for screening data management, with feature-rich data analysis tools, built-in object/compound registration tools and the industry standard database.

ActivityBase supports leading pharmaceutical companies, CROs, and academic research institutions in performing high throughput screening (HTS), low throughput screening (LTS) and high content screening (HCS) analysis. A wide range of IDBS partners provide supporting solutions and integrations that leverage the well-established, open data model ActivityBase provides.


Unique, powerful and fast. XLfit, the only scientific curve fitting add-in for Microsoft Excel is used by scientists all over the world for a variety of ground-breaking applications, from analyzing road safety data to developing reliable power sources for deep space missions.

XLfit integrates completely with Microsoft® Excel to deliver intuitive curve fitting and powerful statistical analysis that enables you to visualize, interpret and present scientific data.


Company overview: 

From pharmaceuticals to energy, healthcare to consumer goods, IDBS helps research and development (R&D) teams make discoveries that have the potential to transform the lives of populations worldwide.

We are passionate about optimizing scientific process and making data genuinely useful and actionable. As a leading global provider of advanced software for R&D, we provide organizations with the technology they need to securely capture, manage, share and exploit structured and unstructured data.

Our technology and domain expertise enables users to link data to data, data to people and people to people to drive innovation, achieve faster time to market and improve margins.

Our diverse customer list includes R&D driven international companies in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, agricultural sciences, chemicals, consumer goods, energy, engineering, food and beverage, and healthcare.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom with offices across Europe and the United States, IDBS remains a privately held company employing over 250 staff across the world and serving over 50,000 researchers in 25 countries – including over 80% of the top twenty pharmaceutical companies.




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