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4 ways the cell & gene therapy industry is turning challenges into opportunities

4 ways the cell & gene therapy industry is turning challenges into opportunities

Because the cell and gene therapy (CGT) industry is still so relatively young, it is an emergent sector in which companies are constantly innovating to find new solutions to new implementation problems. As a result, those on the outside looking in can often find their understanding of the sector to be rapidly outdated, with perceptions […]

5 qualities that make a great laboratory planner

5 qualities that make a great laboratory planner

During my career as head of an analytical lab, I was fortunate to oversee the work of some top-class lab planners. Back then they were planning their lab schedules manually, whereas today, I spend my time highlighting the undeniable benefits of AI-enhanced, automated scheduling; but , however the lab schedule is created, the key characteristics […]

Six simple steps to achieving actionable KPIs

Six simple steps to achieving actionable KPIs

Have you ever seen the KPI dashboards used by e-commerce companies like Amazon? Aren’t they awesome?! They track dozens of performance metrics, all at the same time, and each KPI is tracked with dazzling accuracy. We’re talking about millions of data points being aggregated in a seamless fashion to allow users to connect all the […]

Project management with BINOCS

Project management with BINOCS

Sometimes, “project management” refers to managing a team that works on a project with complex interdependencies. The full-time responsibility for managing those complexities and moving the project forward is the main focus of a project manager or perhaps a dedicated PMO, or project management office. In many organizations, the PMO coordinates one or multiple teams […]

Key take aways Lab of the Future USA 2022

Key take aways Lab of the Future USA 2022

On March 22nd and 23rd 2022, members of the BINOCS team attended the “Lab of the Future USA” congress, held in Boston, MA. BINOCS was present as one of 15 exhibitors who spanned lab technology companies, consulting groups, lab designers, and sustainable lab vendors. There were approximately 300 in-person and virtual attendees from across the […]

Visual management in the lean lab of the future

Visual management in the lean lab of the future

Visual management in the lean lab of the future Making sure your lab runs smoothly is challenging because there are so many things happening at the same time. There are different kinds of tests, done on 100’s or even 1000’s of samples at once. Each test has its own priority and due date and needs […]

Happy 2022!

Happy 2022!

With the countdown to the holidays, you’re probably getting overwhelmed with end of year reviews & happy holiday wishes, so, we’ll keep it short Check out how we summarized our great BINOCS year in 1 infographic. We’ve 1 message left: thank you for all the trust, collaboration, and positivity that we have received over the past challenging […]

BINOCS & TrakCel announce a partnership to support scalability and scheduling requirements for Cell & Gene Therapy (CGT) products

BINOCS & TrakCel announce a partnership to support scalability and scheduling requirements for Cell & Gene Therapy (CGT) products

Erembodegem, Belgium and Cardiff, UK, December 7th, 2021 – BINOCS, the market-leading provider of scheduling and capacity management in CGT and QC operation for commercial and clinical products, and TrakCel, the leading innovator of cellular orchestration solutions supporting the cell and gene therapy industry, today announced a non-exclusive collaborative partnership. With a number of mutual […]

What is a digital twin?

What is a digital twin?

You might have heard the term before but what exactly is a “Digital Twin” (or a “Digital Performance Twin”)? These words aren’t just marketing-lingo, they’re the next step in fine-tuning your organization’s supply chain. What is NOT a Digital Twin? There is a lot of incorrect information surrounding Digital Twins. Let’s start with what is […]

First-Time-Right in laboratories: how to measure and take action?

First-Time-Right in laboratories: how to measure and take action?

Ensuring that any work sequence or process is performed in the proper manner the first time and every time is referred to as First-time-right (FTR) and originates from Six Sigma. When a lab delivers analysis results, they have to be correct. The slightest glitch during the method execution leads to a non-reliable outcome and requires […]