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Automated processes. Smarter lab outcomes.

Reduce manual steps and increase your lab’s throughput. Automata is your partner at every stage of your lab automation journey.
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NHS Foundation Trust signs agreement with Automata

The commercial collaboration agreement aims to develop new applications for laboratory automation technology.
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We do the automation, so you can do the science

Lab automation should improve the science, not add complexity. That’s why Automata works with labs to understand their specific workflows and needs, and develops personalised solutions. This allows us to simplify your common automation tasks, while also supporting more advanced paths for specialised workflows.

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Your three-step journey to automation

Taking you from consultation, to deployment and advancement, we offer a service that guides you through the lab automation process. Here’s how we’ll work together:
Consultation and advice

Step 1

Consultation and advice

Understanding your outcomes

Designing your solution

Collaborating to optimise

Lab set-up and enablement

Step 2

Setting your lab up

Adjusting where required

Deploying hardware and software

Validating your workflow

Training your lab team

Ongoing support

Step 3

Ongoing support

Monitoring performance

Helping optimise workflows

Integrating new hardware

Supporting your success

Automata NHS Southampton

The value of working in partnership with Automata was clear during the COVID-19 pandemic when we were commissioned by the University Hospital Southampton (UHS) NHS Foundation Trust to automate its Reverse Transcript Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) testing.


Hear from UHS staff how Automata helped them ramp up testing, better utilise staff and improve the quality of results.


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