Your Laboratory Scheduling Software

Optima is a web-based Laboratory Resource Management System that helps you plan and track the laboratory activities, coordinate your resources and generate reports to smartly forecast

Plan, schedule and adjust

Create a paperless lab scheduling taking into account resources availability, constraints and deadlines. Deliver the lab results efficiently by adjusting the resources allocation according.

Forecast your lab workload

Provide accurate resource needs based on your customers’ requirements, both internal and external. With Optima lab resource management tool, deliver a laboratory business plan with just one click.

Track your lab performance

Full visibility on your lab performance. Resource utilization, instrument usage and availability for allocation immediately visible in the weekly schedule with easily customizable reports.

Laboratory management system

Import information from any compatible laboratory management system. With Optima, laboratory activities can be easily automated.

Communicate efficiently

Avoid endless e-mail and unnecessary meetings. Provide the lab workload information to your customers with automatic reporting and remote access to their projects.

Monitor the process improvement

Set your lab goals in the application and monitor the achievement on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.

Get the right answer from your Laboratory Resource Management System

Optimize time and resources with the Optima Lab Resource Scheduler

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Lab Resource Management System 

A Multi-functional Scheduling Tool
Optima eases the laboratory activities scheduling with a quicker understanding on your instruments status.
Highlights availability of personal upon performance requirements
Allows calendar sharing amongst the team.

01. Schedule & Planning

The Laboratory scheduling system handle all planning activities for your lab and identify the productivity gap – all with one single tool.
With Optima, you can schedule activities and instruments but also the human resources that work in your laboratory and the tasks allocated to them.

02. Track, Report & Forecast

With the Optima tool, you can track and report all the activities,  projects and resources involved in the daily routine of  your lab.
Optima empowers you in forecasting your resources needs at short, medium and long term. Optimize the processes in your lab and operate smoothly and efficiently with the app that is built for the purpose.


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Who Are We

We are Roberto Castelnovo & Isabel Muñoz-Willery, independent consultants, business and technical managers, with more than 40 years of experience in the field.
Combining our technical, managerial knowledge and expertise, we founded NL42 Consulting in 2013, in order to provide specialized services dedicated to paperless projects, specifically in the area of operations, quality assurance and quality control, supporting customers in their laboratory management.
We are trusted advisors for our customers, delivering superior Quality of Services, branded by our personalised attention and professionalism.

NL42 Consulting also organise the Annual European Event Paperless Lab Academy.  Supported every year by more than 25 leading and new lab informatics solutions providers, the event is acknowledges by Gartner as one of the best lab automation  learning platform in Europe.

Our strong expertise in the sector and the thorough understanding of our customers’ needs led us to develop and market Optima – a web-based scheduling software that helps plan the laboratory resources and activities and moreover ease the forecasting at short, medium and long term.

Are you looking for further information about Optima? Contact us!

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