LIMS for Clinical Research and Trials - It’s Free, Configurable, Secure, & Future-Ready!

Clinical research is a fundamental pillar in the pursuit of advancing medical knowledge, improving disease prognosis, and raising the level of patient care. It involves the exploration of novel drugs, medical devices, and therapeutic approaches. The data generated from clinical research not only serves as the bedrock for crafting evidence-based medical guidelines but also underpins efforts to improve patient outcomes and formulate sound public health policies. There are several challenges that clinical research laboratories must navigate to perform their day-to-day operations effectively. These challenges include recruiting and managing clinical trial participants, safeguarding the well-being and rights of study participants, adhering to ethical guidelines, securely managing vast volumes of data, and ensuring the quality and reliability of research results. In addition, clinical researchers must also ensure that their research adheres to internationally recognized standards and regulations, such as the ICH-GCP guidelines, to uphold the integrity and credibility of their findings while ensuring the safety of participants. It is within this landscape of challenges that the purpose and role of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) or laboratory software for clinical research labs becomes indispensable.

Free Clinical Research LIMS Software

FreeLIMS is an advanced cloud-based laboratory software for clinical research labs, contract research organizations (CROs), and clinical trials. It supports data management, automation, and regulatory compliance for your laboratory, regardless of its size. It empowers clinical research laboratories to access the data from anywhere, eliminating the necessity for IT infrastructure or personnel investments, which, in turn, saves both time and resources.

Clinical Research LIMS Software: Key Benefits

  • Efficient Data Management
  • Easy and Secure Data Access
  • Compliance with Regulatory Guidelines and Standards
  • Real-time Global Collaboration
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance

FreeLIMS’ Clinical Research LIMS Software Includes the Following Features:

  • Manage samples, aliquots, and derivatives throughout their life cycle.
  • Maintain genealogy to preserve the complete lineage of each sample.
  • Maintain a record of sample custody to oversee the movement of samples between different custodians.
  • Meet regulatory guidelines and standards such as HIPAA, US FDA, EMEA, CAP, EU GDPR, ICH-GCP, HTA, GCLP, MHRA, and 21 CFR Part 11.
  • Manage subject data, such as age, demographics, medical conditions, and informed consent.
  • Manage participant recruitment and retrieve subject records that meet specific criteria for a particular study or research with this out-of-the-box LIMS for clinical trials management.
  • Seamlessly manage storage locations of samples with an intuitive graphical interface.
  • Manage clinical studies, associate them with samples, participants, and study in-charge, and generate custom study reports. Additionally, you can associate documents with study records.
  • Manage qualitative and quantitative tests and their results, import test results of samples tested for multi-analytes, and validate test results before sharing the test report with stakeholders.
  • Seamlessly generate intuitive and meaningful test reports based on diverse criteria, authenticated with electronic signatures. You can include your organization’s logo and signatures of authorized personnel in test reports for professional reporting.
  • Ensure data confidentiality and maintain compliance via user role-based data access to restrict unauthorized access.
  • Maintain an audit trail to track all activities performed in a laboratory along with a date and time stamp.
  • Manage laboratory inventory, such as reagents and other consumables.
  • Monitor all shipments seamlessly, from their point of origin to their destination, to mitigate any potential risk of package misplacement.
  • Manage kits and easily track them using barcodes. Set reminders to receive notifications when kit numbers fall below a preset quantity, ensuring timely kit ordering and replenishment.

Transform Your Lab with Our Free Clinical Research LIMS

Our Secure LIMS for Clinical Research & Trials Labs Helps You Follow Regulatory Guidelines Seamlessly

  • Maintain the Confidentiality of Subject Data

Protect participants’ Protected Health Information (PHI) by anonymizing sensitive patient information and maintaining an audit trail of access, updates, or deletions of PHI. Furthermore, you can generate a PHI audit report.

  • Manage Training of Lab Staff

Keep track of laboratory staff’s training and competency records and schedule staff training periodically. This helps laboratory managers allocate tasks exclusively to personnel with the required training, competence, and experience, ensuring effective task execution.

  • Manage Documents

Effortlessly manage documents such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and maintain document control. You can submit documents for regular review and approval by authorized personnel, ensuring that only the most up-to-date versions are available to all authorized staff members.

  • Manage Equipment and Ensure Their Proper Functioning

Manage instrument records, set up instrument calibration schedules, and carry out preventive maintenance on time. FreeLIMS assists you in maintaining calibration and maintenance results and ensures that your instruments are ready to use when you need them.