News & Events

SiLA Newsletter 2019/5 now available

Dear SiLA friends and members Our December’s issue of the “The SiLA Connection” newsletter is now available for download. Feature articles include: Where to in 2020 Review of ELRIG-SiLA Workshop at DD2019 Review of first SiLA Hackathon in the UK...Continue reading

Article: SiLA 2 hands on: bringing automation to the laboratory

Thank you, Matthieu Croissant, from SiLA Core Member Roche for the great article on the standard!  ...Continue reading

Follow us on youtube! First video: Better together!

Watch the first out of three videos of SiLA CTO Daniel Juchli (Wega IT) and Burkhard Schaefer (BSSN Software) on youtube. Here Daniel and Burkhard talk about SiLA and explain the basic principles. Thank you both – well done!  ...Continue reading

Autonomous Laboratory Robot – using SiLA 2!

Happy to share another testimonial from SiLA Core Member Roche with you: This Autonomous Laboratory Robot was developed by Roche in cooperation with SiLA Members UniteLabs and Astech Projects using SiLA 2 – the power for standards in action!...Continue reading

SiLA 2 officially released!

Dear SiLA friends and member After three years of hard work and bounteous contributions of a great community we are finally there! SiLA 2 Release 1.0 is available together with many reference implementations and tools! Check out, find reference...Continue reading

SiLA Newsletter 2019/4 available now!

Dear SiLA friends and members The October’s issue of the “The SiLA Connection” newsletter is now available for download. This time we have lots of great news to share with you. Feature articles include: SiLA 2 officially released! Ready for...Continue reading

Register now for Hackathon #18 in Liverpool, UK – November 7th

This hackathon is going to be all about SiLA 2. We especially invite interested parties with no previous knowledge of SiLA to join this event. Come and hear about what the standard is, and how important SiLA and AnIML are...Continue reading

Register now for SiLA-ELRIG Workshop@Drug Discovery 2019, November 6th

Simplification in the laboratory: How the next generation of robotics will help you in the lab Workshop: While the mainstay of laboratory has been the liquid handler, recent developments in robotics are emerging from other industries. These have led to...Continue reading

SiLA 2 release 1.0 – request for final comments

Dear SiLA friends and members We are looking forward to releasing SiLA 2 version 1.0 in September 2019. Since 2016, the SiLA working group and a community of great people have been continuously developing the standard towards the SiLA 2...Continue reading

Register now for SiLA 2 Hackathon #17, September 20th, Wiesbaden, Germany

Dear SiLA friends and members Register now for the next SiLA Hackathon #17 on September 20th in Wiesbaden, Germany. This hackathon is going to be all about SiLA 2. We especially invite interested parties with no previous knowledge of SiLA...Continue reading


  • Analytica 2020

    Date: Oct, 19 - 22, 2020

    Place: Munich, Germany

  • Future Labs Live

    Date: Sept, 28 - 29, 2020

    Place: Basel, Switzerland

  • SiLA Hackathon

    Date: Oct, 13, 2020

    Place: Tecan Wiesbaden, Mainz, Germany

  • SiLA Hackathon

    Date: Sept, 9, 2020

    Place: Sartorius, Göttingen, Germany

  • 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