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Benchling Notebook is more than an ELN.

Reduce time to data entry by 85% with the first cloud-based notebook built for modern life science.
Electronic lab notebook

The most user-friendly Notebook in the industry

  • Unprecedented adoption

    Unlike other electronic laboratory notebook software, the Benchling Notebook is built to be as usable as consumer software.

  • Improve productivity and data integrity

    Directly populate Notebook entries with results from instrument runs. Link that data to samples in your Registry. Read more about Integrations and APIs.

  • Enable traceability and reproducibility

    By bidirectionally linking to other entries, samples, and other Benchling data, you can see the complete, interconnected history of any Notebook entry.

Benchling Electronic lab notebook

All-in-one productivity suite

  • Edit file attachments from within the Benchling interface
  • Build Excel-like tables within Notebook entries
  • Auto-populate your calendar with Notebook entries
  • Manage tasks through to-do lists
  • Drag-and-drop any file type into Benchling
Unified ELN workspace

Unified data capture across applications

  • Register entities and manage inventory directly from Notebook entries
  • Structured results capture within unstructured Notebook interface
  • Update samples with results data directly from Notebook entries
  • Automatically populate tables in entries with data from instrument runs
Standardized ELN data entry

Entry standardization

  • Templated entries can be shared between team-members
  • Use data tables with pre-defined fields to standardize entries
  • Enforce review criteria that ensure completeness before entry can be approved
  • Tag and register entries to standardize categorization and streamline search
ELN entry compliance

Entry compliance

  • Structure custom witnessing and review processes with electronic signatures
  • Built for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance
  • Audit trails record the review process step-by-step
  • Automatic version history without need for manual saving
Collaborative electronic lab notebook

Collaboration and cross-learning

  • Bidirectionally link to any other Benchling file within entries
  • @-mention other Benchling users to notify them of your entry
  • Co-author Notebook entries with any chosen collaborators 

"For our strain engineering workflow, Benchling has been able to provide an all-in-one environment where we can easily gather day-to-day experiment data in the Notebook and then, make meaningful connections to relevant items in the Registry."

Jay Konieczka
Co-Founder and COO

Learn more about Notebook

  • brochure
    Notebook Overview
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  • blog
    Tips and Tricks for the Benchling Notebook
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  • blog
    Notebook Tutorials
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  • brochure
    Benchling Life Sciences R&D Cloud
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