SiLA has been invited to present at the @Lab Innovation event in Birmingham, UK, on November 1st-2nd.

SiLA Director Patrick Courtney is participating in the session: “Lab Automation: A buzz word too far?” and will give an isight on “How developments in common lab communication language can help save you effort with automation projects”.

Join us on November 1st at 3pm!


Laboratories often provide access to a range of devices and instruments from different suppliers. While each is well suited to a specific task, users have often been frustrated at the difficulties in integrating operations in the support of automation and digitisation. This short presentation will highlight progress in open interoperability standards with an emphasis on communication and data exchange.