Trusted by biobanks across the globe

Everything you need to track specimens from collection to utilization.
Why do 40+ biobanks / 14+ countries use OpenSpecimen?

Join the global community

Collaborate with top biobanks like Stanford, Hopkins, Emory, SingHealth, Leicester, New South Wales, etc.

Friendly licensing terms

Open source license. Zero license fees, free upgrades for life. Unlimited users. No vendor lock-in.

Simplicity in sophistication!

We focus on ease of use, simplicity, and speed. We believe quality is more important than quantity.
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Product Highlights

Study Based Collection

Design complete study calendar along with visits (e.g. screening, surgery, etc) and specimen collection.

Unplanned Collections

Collect left-over specimens after patient care. Track inventory & customize forms based on local data collection needs.

Barcode Samples

Print barcodes from OpenSpecimen during collection. Or pre-print to enable rapid data entry by barcode scanning.

Distribution

Distribute samples to researchers or projects. Generate reports to track samples distributed per project and set targets.

API and Plugins

Easy to use REST APIs to interact with external applications or instruments. Develop own custom apps to meet local workflows.

Privileges and Security

Define user privileges at the study or site level. Create custom roles to meet local needs. Audit trial maintained for every transaction.

Multi-site Support

Single OpenSpecimen instance can manage specimens from multiple collection sites, repositories, and studies.

Inventory Management

Create freezer hierarchy as per local needs. Easy to manage freezers advanced features like clone, export, auto-select and reserve.

Custom Fields and Forms

Add new field, form or questionnaire using user interface. Zero support needed from the IT team or admins.

Bulk Upload

Upload CSV files to bulk add, edit or delete data. Best suited to migrate legacy data. Create custom bulk upload templates.

The Product
OpenSpecimen is free and open source biobanking informatics platform.