News & Events

Newest issue of the SiLA-Connection Newsletter available now!

Dear SiLA friends in members In the April issue of the SiLA Connection-Newsletter we are sharing the following exciting news and information with you:   Universal SiLA Client – Request for proposal Edge SiLA Gateway – project awarded BioLAGO and...Continue reading

SiLA Request for Proposal to specify and implement an open source universal SiLA Client

Dear SiLA friends and members The SiLA Consortium is looking for a proposal to specify and implement an open source universal SiLA Client. In the SiLA ecosystem, it is essential to interact with equipment and service components in a manual...Continue reading

SiLA supports Lab of the Future LIVE, April 13th-14th

SiLA’s part of the upcoming Lab of the Future event on April 13th and 14th! Lab of the Future LIVE brings together leading life science companies and solution providers addressing the cutting-edge research and technology driving the advances in laboratory...Continue reading

Hear from SiLA@“Organ-on-chip” event on April 28-29

We are delighted that our SiLA Directors, Daniel Juchli and Dr. Patrick Courtney and  have been invited to participate at the “Organ-on-chip” event on April 28-29. As part of the roundtable on April 29th, you can hear what they have...Continue reading

SiLA & AnIML: Non-proprietary cloud connectivity and data management enabling digital transformation

Hear Burkhard Schaefer presenting about SiLA & AnIML: Non-proprietary cloud connectivity and data management enabling digital transformation recorded at SmartLab exchange on January 27th, 2021. Standard protocols and data formats can serve as infrastructure enablers for integration of instruments, systems,...Continue reading

Adopting SiLA drivers into a Lab-of-the-Future lab digital network

Applied Scientific Technologies have adopted the SiLA 2 communication protocol into our newly launched Deft (Digital Enabled Formulation Toolkit). Deft is specifically designed to integrate any bench lab equipment into a secure digital network and capture all data exchange between...Continue reading

KNIME Analytics platform to interact with lab instruments directly – using SiLA 2

The phrase “The whole is greater than the sum of all it’s parts” is never more relevant than when considered alongside the goal of laboratory digitalisation. It is only by integrating laboratory devices and services can you truly achieve the...Continue reading

Let’s meet online@SLAS2021 digital, Jan 25-27

For the first time the SLAS2021 will take place digital only and we are delighted to give you a first glance at our virtual SiLA booth. Our SiLA Directors, Dr. Patrick Courtney, Thomas Frech, Daniel Juchli and Oliver Peter will...Continue reading

Win one of 5 full access badges for SLAS2021 digital, January 25-27

SiLA is giving away 5 full access badges for SLAS2021 Digital Conference Dear SiLA friends and members We want to end this special year with a special offer for you! For the upcoming first digital SLAS in January, we have...Continue reading

December’s issue of the SiLA Newsletter available now

Dear SiLA friends and members Please find December’s issue of the “The SiLA Connection” newsletter available for download now. Feature articles include: New SiLA cloud connectivity See you at SLAS 2021 virtual Report on Analytica 2020 Digital SiLA Conference #11...Continue reading


  • SmartLab IQPC

    Date: Aug. 25-26, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • Future Labs LIVE

    Date: Jun. 21-22, 2021

    Place: vitual


    Date: Jun. 15-16, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • BioSASH Hackathon #1

    Date: Jun. 17, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • SiLA User Conference

    Date: Jun. 8, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • PSIS workshop: Organ on Chip

    Date: Apr. 28-29, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • Lab of the Future

    Date: Apr. 13-14, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • SmartLab exchange

    Date: Jan. 27, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • SLAS2021 digital

    Date: Jan. 25-27, 2021

    Place: virtual

  • Future Labs Live

    Date: Nov. 17, 2020

    Place: virtual

  • Analytica 2020

    Date: Oct. 19 - 22, 2020

    Place: Munich, Germany and virtual

  • SiLA Hackathon

    Date: Oct. 13, 2020

    Place: Tecan Wiesbaden, Mainz, Germany

  • Future Labs Live

    Date: Sept, 28 - 29, 2020

    Place: virtual

  • SiLA Hackathon

    Date: Sept, 9, 2020

    Place: Sartorius, Göttingen, Germany

  • Smartlab Exchange for R&D

    Date: Aug, 26, 2020

    Place: virtual

  • Future Labs Live

    Date: Aug, 13, 2020

    Place: virtual

  • Future Labs Live

    Date: Jul, 22, 2020

    Place: virtual

  • Lab of the Future USA Congress

    Date: May, 19-20, 2020

    Place: Boston, USA

  • SiLA Hackathon #19

    Date: Mar, 6, 2020

    Place: TU Berlin, Germany

  • SLAS 2020

    Date: Jan, 25-29, 2020

    Place: San Diego, USA

  • Lab of the Future 2019

    Date: Nov, 13-14

    Place: Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK

  • SiLA hackathon #18

    Date: Nov 7

    Place: MIF, Liverpool, UK

  • SmartLab Network

    Date: Nov 6

    Place: IUTA Duisburg, Germany

  • ELRIG UK 2019

    Date: Nov, 5-6

    Place: Liverpool, United Kingdom

  • LIMS-Forum

    Date: Oct, 22-23

    Place: Jülich, Germany

  • SiLA Conference 2019

    Date: Sept, 24

    Place: Basel

  • SiLA Hackathon (kindly sponsored by Tecan)

    Date: Sept, 20

    Place: Wiesbaden, Germany

  • BioLAGO joint hackathon workshop with SiLA and AnIML

    Date: Jul, 4

    Place: Konstanz, Germany

  • SiLA hackathon #14

    Date: Jun, 14

    Place: Berlin, Germany

  • Labvolution 2019

    Date: May, 21-23

    Place: Hannover, Germany

  • Pittcon 2019

    Date: Mar, 16-19

    Place: Philadelphia, USA

  • SSLA 2019

    Date: Mar, 14

    Place: Rapperswil, Switzerland

  • SmartLab Exchange 2019

    Date: Feb, 27-28, 2019

    Place: Berlin, Germany

  • SLAS 2019

    Date: Feb, 2-6, 2019

    Place: Washington, DC..

  • ELRIG UK 2018

    Date: Oct, 9-10, 2018

    Place: London, United Kingdom

  • MipTec / BaselLife 2018

    Date: Sept, 11-14, 2018

    Place: Basel, Switzerland

  • SiLA Conference 2018: Cloud Labs

    Date: Sept 3, 2018

    Place: MipTec, Basel

  • SLASeurope Brussels 2018

    Date: Jun, 27-29, 2018

    Place: Brussels

  • ELRIG France 2018

    Date: May, 23-24, 2018

    Place: Strasbourg, France

  • Paperless Lab Academy 2018

    Date: Mar 20-21, 2018

    Place: Milano, Italy

  • SmartLab Exchange US 2018

    Date: Feb 20-21, 2018

    Place: San Diego, CA, USA

  • SLAS 2018

    Date: Feb 3-7, 2018

    Place: San Diego, CA

  • Global Pharma R&D informatics Congress 2017

    Date: Nov 30-Dec 1, 2017

    Place: Lisbon, Portugal

  • SmartLab Exchange Europe 2017

    Date: Feb 7-8, 2017

    Place: Berlin, Germany

  • SLAS 2017

    Date: Feb 4-8, 2017

    Place: Washington, DC, USA