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A free and open-source
lab notebook.
Usable, efficient, simple and yet complete.


Modernize your lab
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Find what you search easily


Export your experiments
as pdf, spreadsheet or zip archive


Any kind of lab can use eLabFTW
from molecular biology to crystallography lab


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They will always be free !

It was made by researchers, for researchers, with usability in mind.

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Warning : these screenshots are from an older version than the current one.


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Hello, I'm Nicolas CARPi, the creator of eLabFTW.
I work in Institut Curie in Paris, France.

If you have any question, remark or suggestion you can drop me an email :

To know more about eLabFTW, you can read the FAQ on Github.