Software for breeding facility management, tick@lab

Software for breeding facility management, tick@lab


Multi-module software running through a web browser and Internet access. Complies with the latest Directive 2010/63/EU.

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Software for breeding facility management, tick@lab

Tick@lab - Lab Animal & Facility Management Software

tick@lab is the solution for the management of lab animals, breeding colonies and animal facilities:

  • Assists with compliance to national and international codes and legislative guidelines and requirements
  • All of the workflows and processes, from the submission of applications to the documentation of experiments – efficient, intelligible and traceable
  • A transparent and effective data basis for every user

Protocols, Projects and Licenses

  • Forms for the submission of protocols as per applicable national laws and guidelines - EU, USA, worldwide
  • Ensuring compliance with organisation-specific standards, laws and guidelines
  • Workflows for monitoring, approval and forwarding to respective authorities or ethical committees
  • Version control and monitoring of dates


  • Documentation and tracking of education and training, qualifications and special authorisations
  • Validation of qualifications and authorisations for procedures and species
  • Requests and Orders
  • Individual workflows for requests and orders from external suppliers as well as from internal breeding
  • Automatic check and control of animal numbers
  • Integration with ERP systems (e.g. SAP)

Animal Facility Management

  • Up-to-date information online about current and future occupancy and capacity for rooms, sections and buildings
  • Analysis and allocation of effort and costs

Animal Management

  • Individual Animals or Batches
  • Status, workflows and approvals depending on species and use
  • Animal CV/History records containing a chronology of all activities and data changes
  • Medical Records
  • User defined templates for all kinds of animal data - medical observations, treatments, studies
  • Replaces paper forms, Excel Sheets, legacy applications

Task Management

  • Controlling and optimizing activities by planning and scheduling tasks and task series
  • Direct documentation of all actions into the animals' CV

Breeding & Colony Management

  • Management of breeding lines and colonies
  • Matings, Litter, Genotyping
  • Breeding orders, animal reservation and tracking

Analysis & Statistics

  • Automatic statistical reporting for authorities and international institutions (e.g. AAALAC)
  • User defined reporting for animal facility management, users, research and authorities

Easy Deployment & Operations

  • User interfaces in any language - German, English and French per default
  • Easily customises for individual requirements and applicable national laws - worldwide
  • Simple, cost-effective operation, including heterogeneous IT environments, and operation across site boundaries due to web technology
  • "Ready for validation" (GLP)