Why are increasing numbers of scientists turning to the eCAT electronic lab notebook as a replacement for paper lab notebooks?


It's simple really.

  • eCAT lets you create and import research data
  • eCAT lets you organize your data
  • eCAT lets you manage samples....

All in a single online environment you control.

Create Records and Import Documents, Spreadsheets and Images

Create Records

You can create data in the exact form that is most useful to your lab. More..

Import Office documents

You can import your data from Microsoft Office and get it straight into eCAT, then edit it when its there. More..

Import images

You can import a variety of scientific image formats like LSM, Metamorph and Biorad as well as the standard image formats like TIFF and JPEG. More..

eCAT lets you structure your data with its record tree and gives you the power to create records with the structure you want


The record tree provides an automatic folder structure for your records in a way familiar to all Windows, Linux and Mac users. More..


Wikis just have one kind of record - the wiki page. eCAT lets you create records with structure, with fields of varying types. eCAT's templates demonstrate this. You can also create your own templates! More..

Linking between records

You can link between records in eCAT, allowing you to create a permanent relationship that helps you - and others - find or remember information or themes that are relevant to your research. More..

Create and manage sample data

Simple working with samples and aliquots

Intuitive drag-and-drop visual of boxes, racks, etc. More..

Configurable containers

Freezers, boxes, racks, etc. Use the built-in library or define your own. More..

Import existing data

Your existing spreadsheet records will import into eCAT easily. More..

eCAT is a flexible, easy to use electronic lab notebook that lets you add structure to your lab's research data in an integrated collaborative online environment.