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Electronic Laboratory Notebooks at Karolinska Institutet

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 7, 2010. – Karolinska Institutet will use ConturELN for documenting all kinds of research activities

Karolinska Institutet plans a roll-out of ConturELN starting 2010. The system will be offered to all groups and will replace the bound paper books.

The project is based on the agreement between Contur and Karolinska Institutet, Uppsala University and Umeå University signed in December 2009. The ConturELN system may be used by all scientists at the three universities, in total over 5 500 scientists.Currently some groups are using ConturELN at Karolinska Institutet, and they are all offered to migrate their records into the central system. The electronic laboratory notebook will be made available to all research groups and the aim is to include up to 1 500 users by the end of 2011.


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About Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world´s leading medical universities. It accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden, and offers the country´s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences.

About Contur Software

Contur Software is a privately owned software company founded in 1999. In 2003 the company launched ConturELN, an electronic laboratory notebook system that today is used by many leading organizations around the world. Customers are in the field of Pharma/Biotech, Chemicals and in academia. Contur Software is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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