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Biomatters Ltd.

Biomatters Ltd.
Type Limited
Industry Laboratory informatics
Headquarters Level 2, 76 Anzac Ave., Auckland, New Zealand
Area served Worldwide
Products
Website Biomatters.com
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/137579

Biomatters Ltd. develops and distributes laboratory informatics software, with a strong focus on the academic and business sides of the biological sciences.

History

Biomatters was founded in 2003[1] and released Geneious in 2005.[2]

In the fall of 2011, Biomatters opened its first offices in the United States "in response to growing customer demand."[3]

In the fall of 2018, the company announced it would be changing the name of its Geneious product to Geneious Prime.[2]

Awards

In 2009, Biomatters jointly won the University of Auckland Business School Entrepreneurs' Challenge, which awarded them a loan to expand operations overseas.[4]

Biomatters was awarded the Microsoft Hi-Tech Emerging Company Award in May 2012.[5]

Technology and products

Geneious Biologics and Prime

Geneious Biologics is a version of Geneious Prime that "consolidates data in a secure and shareable cloud environment, speeding up candidate selection and ensuring reproducibility."[6]

Geneious Prime is a bioinformatics software solution with some LIMS-like features. The software manages sequence alignment, assembly, and analysis tasks in a variety of scientific fields.[1]

Features


Product: Geneious Prime
Sample, inventory, and data management
Sample login and management?
Sample tracking?
Sample and/or result batching?
Task and event scheduling?
Option for manual result entry?
Multiple data viewing methods?Y[7]
Data and trend analysis?Y[7]
Data and equipment sharing?Y[7]
Customizable fields and/or interface?
Query capability?Y[7]
Import data?Y[7]
Internal file or data linking?
External file or data linking?
ELN support or integration?
Export data to MS Excel?
Raw data management?
Data warehouse?
Deadline control?
Production control?
Project and/or task management?
Inventory management?
Document creation and/or management?
Case management?
Workflow management?Y[7]
Specification management?
Customer and supplier management?
Billing management?
Quality, security, and compliance
Regulatory compliance?
QA / QC functions?
Performance evaluation?
Audit trail?
Chain of custody?
Configurable roles and security?
Data normalization?
Data validation?
Data encryption?
Version control?
Automatic data backup?
Environmental monitoring?
Reporting, barcoding, and printing
Custom reporting?
Report printing?
Label support?
Barcode support?
Export to PDF?Y[8]
Export to MS Word?
Export to HTML and/or XML?
Fax integration?
Email integration?
Base functionality
Administrator management?
Modular?
Instrument interfacing and management?
Mobile device integration?
Alarms and/or alerts?
Work-related time tracking?
Voice recognition system?
External monitoring?
Messaging?
Multilingual?
Network-capable?
Web client or portal?
Online or integrated help?
Software as a service delivery model?
Usage-based cost?
Industries served
biotechnology, high-throughput sequencing, life sciences

Pricing

Pricing information can be found on the Geneious website here.

Note: A personal license allows a single named individual to use Geneious on up to three computers. A floating license allows multiple people to share a license.

Geneious Price List
License Type One-year subscription
Student Personal $200
Academic/Government Personal $450
Academic/Government Floating $1,100/seat
Commercial Personal $1,400
Commercial Floating $2,800/seat

Demonstration videos and other media

The following demonstration videos are available for Geneious:

See Biomatters on YouTube for all their demo videos.

Additional information

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Geneious - About". Biomatters Ltd. https://www.geneious.com/about/. Retrieved 15 October 2019. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Geneious Desktop Software to be Renamed to Geneious Prime". Biomatters Ltd. 28 August 2018. https://www.geneious.com/about/news/geneious-desktop-software-to-be-renamed-to-geneious-prime/. Retrieved 15 October 2019. 
  3. "Biomatters opens North American offices". Biomatters Blog. Biomatters Ltd. 13 September 2011. http://blog.biomatters.com/post/55728824833/biomatters-opens-north-american-offices. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  4. Twose, Helen (30 May 2014). "Success: Export sales in company's DNA". The New Zealand Herald. APN New Zealand Limited. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11264149. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  5. "Biomatters Wins Hi-Tech Emerging Company Award". Biomatters Blog. Biomatters Ltd. 14 May 2012. http://blog.biomatters.com/post/55728830520/biomatters-wins-hi-tech-emerging-company-award. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  6. "Therapeutic Antibody Discovery". Biomatters Ltd. https://www.geneious.com/biopharma/. Retrieved 15 October 2019. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 "Geneious Prime - Features and Benefits". Biomatters Ltd. https://www.geneious.com/commercial/features/. Retrieved 15 October 2019. 
  8. "Geneious Prime - Import and export sequence data". Biomatters Ltd. https://www.geneious.com/commercial/features/organised-data/. Retrieved 15 October 2019.