Manage your samples and their associated data with MBioLIMS BioBanking®, a software programme dedicated to biobanks and cohorts.

Specifically designed for Biological Resource Centres, Biobanks, Cohorts and Diagnostic Companies, our MBioLIMS BioBanking® software solution manages and tracks your biological samples collected within the framework of protocols, studies, clinical trials and cohort projects.
100% web-based and highly secured, the MBioLIMS BioBanking® software manages the entire life cycle of samples and their associated data, from end to end.
Our software manages any sample type, whether of human, animal, plant or microbiological origin.
Example of a sample life cycle for a human biobank.

A personalized software programme

Ergonomic and flexible

Turnkey with your existing data

Interoperable with HIS software and instruments

A complete and scalable software

The solution's modular design is based around a generic MBioLIMS Core, plus modules providing features to meet the specific needs of your biobanking activity.
MBioLIMS BioBanking® is a scalable software programme: new modules may be added later to enhance it with new features.

Key biobanking features:

  • Patients & families management

  • Consents management

  • Specimen collection & samples

  • Annotation, Clinical Data and eCRF management

  • Interoperable with medical software

  • Kits & barcodes

  • Tubes, slides, plates, 2D racks, etc.

  • Reception, transfer, request, cession

  • Location & storage history

  • Non-compliance

  • Aliquoting, pooling & preparations

  • Analysis management (results & SOPs)

  • Multicriteria search (CSV, Excel & PDF exports)

  • Activity reports & statistics

  • Multi-sites with access management

  • Security, audit trail & user profiles

An intuitive graphic interface:

  • Dashboard:
    Get a complete picture of your biobank and improve your productivity

  • Work list:
    Create lists of samples and share them with other users for collaborative working

  • Integrated notification system:
    Seamless communication between users and sites

  • Multicriteria search:
    Make complex searches easily

Our modules dedicated to BRCs, Biobanks, Cohorts and Diagnostics Companies

With a broad and ever-increasing range of plug-ins modules, the MBioLIMS BioBanking® software offers features tailored to BRC, Biobanks (tumour libraries, DNA biobank, etc.), cohorts, longitudinal studies and diagnostics companies. It also interfaces with laboratory instruments, analyzers and robotics as well as with medical software or temperature monitoring systems.
The software is scalable, in a single or multi-site environment, and guarantees long-term security of sample data in compliance with biobank regulations.

Biological Resource Center Module

  • Manage collections (Tissue, Tumor, DNA, Serum, Strains, …)
  • Track collaborations : reception, expedition, requests, contacts directory
  • Manage sample preparations, aliquoting, SOPs
  • Manage non-compliance & disposals

Studies/Patients/Specimen collection Module

  • Manage studies, visits, specimen collection
  • Manage families, patient consents
  • Manage biospecimen collection kits
  • Protocol-based clinical data management

eCRF Module

  • Manage clinical data for each protocol or visit
  • Create & configure clinical questionnaires
  • Completion status (missing, partial, completed)
  • Excel, PDF Export
  • Multicriteria search
  • Conditional navigation
  • Automatic calculation of fields or scores

Storage Module

  • Storage tree configured by the user
  • Unlimited storage levels : site, building, room, freezer, nitrogen tank, box...
  • Assign positions either manually or automatically
  • Store and remove tubes in batches
  • Storage location history
  • Ability to define storage constraints

Analysis Module

  • Configured multi-parameter sample analysis
  • Record and track sample analysis values
  • Management of batch analyses for a series of samples
  • Quantification management
  • Management of the validation of analyses by an authorized person
  • Operating procedure management (SOP)

Multi-Sites Module

  • Centralized management of all sites
  • Direct printing on remote printers with Mbio Cloud Printing function
  • Distinct data entry and visualization for each site
  • Data sharing configured between different sites
  • Perfectly adapted to cohort projects
  • Management of transfers between several sites / teams

Reporting Module

  • Personalized activity reports
  • Complex search function
  • Statistics, status report
  • Reports sent automatically by e-mail
  • Export to eMBioBANK® catalogue

Tumor Bank Module

  • Manage tumor and non tumor samples
  • Cancer pathology data
  • Classifications included: ICD10, CIM-O
  • Organ procurement management
  • TNM classification management
  • Management of the lesion type

HL7 Gateway Module

  • Import patient identity and analysis data from HIS and medical software
  • Data synchronization
  • Patient merge Management

Temperature tracking software gateway Module

  • Display of temperature graph and alarms for each tube
  • Compatible with numerous solutions (Oceasoft®, Sirius®, Vigitemp®, Thermo®)
  • Sensor replacement management

2D Rack reader gateway Module

  • Management of different rack formats
  • Identification of 2D tubes
  • Localizes tubes automatically in racks
  • Compatible with Thermo®, FluidX® and Ziath® scanners
  • Management of volumes and concentrations in datamatrix tubes

Reagents and consumables Module

  • Stock tracking
  • Follows expiration dates
  • Integrated with sample preparations and analysis results
  • Traceability of reagent batches used

Laboratory instruments gateway Module

  • Automated transfer and saving of analysis results
  • One way and bidirectionnal communication
  • Works without human intervention
  • Achives raw data files
  • Compatibility with communication protocols LIS01-A2 and LIS02-A2

Equipment Tracking Module

  • Stock tracking
  • Follows equipments maintenance
  • Document management


Technical specifications

Robust architecture (Web2.0, Java, Oracle).
100% web based software with secured access HTTPS.
Works with all browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Explorer)
Follows OECD guidelines for BRC, FDA 21 CFR part 11, GLP

Our partners

Over 100 sites use MBioLIMS®

They testify

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