What Should You Realistically Expect to Pay for a LIMS?

When we talk to labs about choosing a laboratory information management system (LIMS), a common question we’re asked is: What will a system cost? First, it’s important to note that with any LIMS purchase, there are three cost categories to consider: the cost of the licenses for the software, the cost for implementing the system into your lab’s specific environment, and the cost for supporting the system and its implementation over time. In this post, we’ll explore the things that factor into the costs, depending on your lab’s requirements.