AVAILABLE NOW! Opcenter RD&L 9.0

By Alessandro Cereseto

We are excited to announce the availability of Opcenter™ Research Development and Laboratory software version 9.0! Opcenter RD&L 9.0 comes with expedite time-to-market with improved laboratory, specification and formulation modules.

Opcenter RD&L 9.0 is the new release on the platform formerly known as the Simatic IT® Research and Development Suite. Opcenter RD&L represents a major technological evolution, providing lightweight client applications to users while employing web technology and HTML5.

This release focuses on a long list of features enhancing laboratory, specification and formulation modules. Opcenter is a part of the Xcelerator™ portfolio, a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software and services from Siemens Digital Industries Software.

Opcenter RD&L 9.0 brings you the following benefits:

  • Expedite time-to-market
  • Rapidly exchange product data with partners
  • Reduce administrative tasks and errors
  • Maintain product quality and compliance
  • Reduce costs in new product development and introduction
  • Standardize intellectual property throughout the company

Already using Opcenter RD&L? See what’s new in v9.0.

Want to learn more? Opcenter RD&L offers companies in CPG and process a scalable and flexible platform to streamline, optimize, and align all formulated product data management. That way they can capitalize on their R&D potential and develop new products faster. Opcenter RD&L keeps the product designs and processes well in-line with quality and regulatory requirements. The smooth integration and alignment of R&D and manufacturing data and processes drastically speeds up the transfer of final product designs to mainstream manufacturing.

Typical activities such as project data management, formula development, trial and experiment management, and production process design require an integrated set of best-in-class components ranging from electronic notebooks to laboratory management over specification management to supplier collaboration, pilot plant manufacturing and the like. Key functionalities like regulatory compliance and support for the Intellectual Property process are an integral part of Opcenter RD&L. Find out more about Opcenter RD&L

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