Botswana Department of Agricultural Research LIMS Implementation

The LIMS system for the Department of Agricultural Research, Sebele, Botswana went live 10 August 2010. SampleManager LIMS from Thermo Scientific was selected by the department for implementation at the research laboratories. The project included computer hardware and peripherals as well as a LIMS.

The project was implemented by Copiers Botswana, Gaborone (Trading as ITEC) and LimsTricS.

The LIMS supports all the laboratory functions from task registration, sample registration, result capturing and validation to result interpretation. The sample cost calculations and billing is also done on the LIMS with integration to the financial systems of the Department of Agricultural Research.

Today ITEC located in Gabarone, Botswana offers first line support to the Department of Agricultural Research with backup support from LimsTricS.